International Congress "Cultural heritage of Uzbekistan - the way to dialogue between peoples and countries" started work
A few minutes ago, in the media hall of the National Association of Electronic Mass-Media, located in the heart of the capital, a grand opening of the congress was held, bringing together about 200 scientists and specialists from 20 countries.
Initially with the greetings to the participants was the first deputy chairman of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan S.Safayev and the Minister of Culture of Uzbekistan M.Muratov. The participants were also addressed by the President of the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan B.Yuldashev, acting head of the UNESCO Office in Uzbekistan, Director of the UNESCO Cluster Office for Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan K.Pikkat, Regional Representative of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation for Central Asia (Germany) T.Kunze, Chairman of the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan A.Nuridinov. Also a video message by the chairman of the Parliament of the Federal State of Saxony (FRG), Dr. M. Ressler took place.
At the present time the presentation of the honored journalist of Uzbekistan, author and project manager F.Abdukhalikov begins. He tells in detail about the unique project "Cultural heritage of Uzbekistan in the collections of the world", which formed the basis of the Congress theme.
It is noteworthy that the project is implemented simultaneously in two directions. One of them is the publication of books and albums in Uzbek, English and Russian, the other is the production of documentaries, the discs with which will be attached to them.
According to international experts, the project "Cultural heritage of Uzbekistan in the collections of the world" has no analogues in the world, in particular, in breadth of coverage. Only at the first stage of its implementation is more 20 museums of Russia and Germany, active interaction with sixteen of them was established.
Special attention should be paid to the fact that in the course of preparation for the publication of books-albums by well-known scientists, a serious research work was carried out to collect and generalize the best artifacts originating from the territory of Uzbekistan, including unique samples of archeology, ceramics, metal products, numismatics, textiles, jewelry art and painting. It allowed to reflect in the published media products all the richness and uniqueness of the cultural and historical heritage of the people of Uzbekistan. It is the results of these studies that will be announced at the international congress by its participants.
It is expected that scientific adviser of the project, Academician of the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan E. Rtveladze will tell more about the scientific content of it.
A little time later in the morning, the presentation of each of the ten volumes is expected separately. More details about these books-albums it will be told in the next material of the Congress.
By the way, Edward Vasilievich turned 75 years old and it is given special attention in the program of the Congress. In the first half of the day, a video clip about the birthday boy is planned - "Academician E.V. Rtveladze - Knight of Archeology" and a gala dinner in his honor.
The second half of the day will begin with the first scientific meeting. We continue to follow the events.