Kokand to host International Handicrafters Festival
The First International Handicrafters Festival will take place in Kokand city, Uzbekistan, on September 10-15, 2019.
Resolutions of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On holding International Handicrafters Festival” of November 1, 2018 and the Cabinet of Ministers “On organizational measures for holding International Handicrafters Festival” of November 27, 2018 serve as an important legal basis in this direction.
These days, special preparations are underway in the city to meet guests from foreign countries and all regions of Uzbekistan.
The festival’s program includes foreign and local handicrafters’ exhibitions, contests, master classes, scientific-practical conferences and performances of folklore-ethnographic groups’.
Various folk dances, theater performances, traditional wrestling, horse riding, puppet masters’ and local designers’ fashion shows, cooking pilaf, Uzbek traditional music and dance concert programs will also be held.
It is noteworthy that the number of guests wishing to attend this festival is increasing every day.