Festival of friendship and craftsmanshipThe II international festival-contest of cultural traditions and national dishes was held at “Honbalik” farm of Bostanlyk district in Tashkent region.
The event, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, department of diplomatic service of the Ministry and the Association of Chefs of Uzbekistan, was attended by representatives of diplomatic corps accredited in our country, famous chefs, and experts.
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan G.Fozilov, chairman of the Association of Chefs of Uzbekistan A.Umarov and others noted that in our country great attention is paid to careful preservation of national traditions and values, further enrichment and development of artisan schools, wide propaganda of intangible cultural heritage of our country in international level.
Projects, festivals, demonstrating national traditions and values, the culture of various people play an important role in further strengthening of diplomatic, cultural and educational relations between the countries. The national culinary school, which has rich traditions, has gained wide popularity in the world.
According to the results of the festival-contest, representatives of the Embassy of Kyrgyzstan took the first place in “Best national dish” nomination. The first place in “The stand with the best design” nomination was taken by the team of the Embassy of the State of Palestine.
Nazokat Usmanova, photos by Okil Gulamov, UzA