Official visit of Mr. Martin Davidson, Chairman and Executive Director of the British Council, to Uzbekistan » 29.10.2008
From 26 to 29 October 2008 Mr. Martin Davidson, Chairman and Executive Director of the British Council, paid an official visit to Uzbekistan. During his stay, there were organized meetings with Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Dr. Rustam Kasymov, Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Vladimir Norov, Minister of Higher and Secondary Special Education Mr. Azimjon Parpiev and Minister of Public Education Mr. Gairat Shoumarov. A wide spectrum of issues related to the state and prospects of bilateral cooperation in education, science and culture were discussed.
New opportunities for business in Uzbekistan discussed in London » 17.10.2008
An investment conference “New opportunities for business in Uzbekistan: Environmental Sector, including the Clean Development Mechanism” took place on 17 October, 2008 in London.
Photo exhibition «Uzbekistan – in the eyes of children» » 08.10.2008
Photo exhibition «Uzbekistan – in the eyes of children» was held at the Royal College of Art in London, 3-7 October 2008. The organizers of this unique project are the Fund «Forum of Culture and Arts of Uzbekistan» and British NGO «Pro Art & Co» with the support of the Embassy of Uzbekistan in London and the British Council.
Photographic Exhibition “Uzbekistan – Past and Present, Places and Faces” » 17.09.2008
History of the art of photography in Uzbekistan began as early as in 1880s. From late 19th century till our days, different masters and talented enthusiasts reflected the glorious moments and everyday life of Uzbek people, creating the true artistic masterpieces. During this period, Uzbekistan has gone through fundamental historic changes that transformed the way of life and social aspects, urban landscape and economic infrastructure. At the same time, ancient traditions and rich cultural heritage are preserved and further developed.
Celebration of the 17th Anniversary of Independence of Uzbekistan with Photo Exhibition “Uzbekistan – Past and Present, Places and Faces” at the Embassy » 17.09.2008
The celebration, which took place on 17 September 2008 at the Embassy, was attended by representatives of the Government, political, business and analytical circles of the United Kingdom, as well as the diplomatic corps in London.
Round table on Environmental Problems in Central Asia » 10.08.2008
Round table discussion on Environmental Concerns and Prospects in and around Uzbekistan was organised on 10 August 2008 in collaboration with the Embassy by the Cambridge Central Asia Forum and the Cambridge Centre for Energy Studies. Event was held in Cambridge with participation of the Embassy’s representatives and experts from number of British universities.
Master classes of Uzbek embroiderers in Scotland » 29.07.2008
The Embassy in collaboration with Fund Forum of Culture and Art of Uzbekistan and the British Council organized a trip of two Uzbek embroiderers to Glasgow, Scotland to participate at the exhibition “Colours of the Silk Road: Suzani embroideries from Uzbekistan”, Burrell Collection.
Inauguration of Oxus / Amantaytau Goldfields (AGF) Scholarship Foundation » 26.06.2008
On 26 June 2008 at the Embassy of Uzbekistan in London, the AGF / Oxus Gold Scholarship Foundation was officially inaugurated. The Foundation was established by British company Oxus Gold plc in cooperation with Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT) and University of Westminster in London, The event was honoured by the presence of His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent GCVO who accepted the appointment as the first Patron of the Foundation.
Days of Uzbek Culture and Arts in Glasgow » 12.06.2008
Thanks to tremendous efforts and enthusiasm of number of cultural organization in the United Kingdom and Uzbekistan, ancient heritage and contemporary arts of our country was presented in Glasgow.
Uzbekistan at the 49th International Spring Fair » 14.05.2008
The 49th International Spring Fair with participation of diplomatic missions in London took place in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea town hall. The fair is the largest annual charity event in the British capital, organized by the International Social Service of United Kingdom (ISS UK).
Briefing at the Embassy on the 60th Anniversary of Adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with presentation of “Investment for Future” book » 09.05.2008
A briefing devoted to the 60th Anniversary of Adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was held in the Embassy of Uzbekistan on 9th May 2008. It was attended by representatives of official, business, public and analytical circles of the United Kingdom, international organizations and diplomatic corps.
Presentation of Uzbekistan to the Conservative Foreign and Commonwealth Council » 28.04.2008
A presentation of Uzbekistan took place in the British Parliament on 28 April 2008, organized by the Embassy jointly with the Conservative Foreign and Commonwealth Council.
Ambassador of Uzbekistan visited Cambridge » 23.04.2008
HE Mr. Otabek Akbarov, Ambassador of Uzbekistan, visited University of Cambridge on 23 April, 2008.
Uzbek Silk Decorates Victoria & Albert Museum in UK » 12.03.2008
The “Ikat of Central Asia from Rau Collection” exhibition was held at the world-known Victoria & Albert Museum in London. The samples of clothes and other textile goods from the collection of the famous British collector Doris Rau, which is one of the biggest and significant private collections of its kind all around the world, were displayed at the exhibition.
Navruz Celebrations in Cambridge » 12.03.2008
The Cambridge Central Asia Forum together with diplomatic missions of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan organized special event to celebrate “Navruz” – traditional oriental New Year.