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02.09.2015

DSC_0215During the five days the International Music festival "Sharq Taronalari" that brought together the best artists in the world came to an end. While awarding the prizes the artists showed the peculiarities of their national music culture had a very strong feeling. We had an interview with them.

01.09.2015

DSC__4963The tenth international music festival Sharq Taronalari (Oriental Melodies) completed in Samarkand on 30 August. This year’s festival, organized since 1997 on the initiative of President Islam Karimov, was attended by artists from 66 countries.

30.08.2015

IMG_8520 On the eve of celebration Uzbekistan's independence, ancient Samarkand lives in a special atmosphere. These days there focused on the incredible creative energy of the most talented representatives of the art of music come here from all over the world.

29.08.2015

IMG__8173Famous Georgian folk ensemble "Didgori" August 27, made ​​its first performance on the Registan Square. The group was established in 2003, its activity is mainly aimed at the revival of the ancient original Georgian folk traditions. 

29.08.2015

DSC__0228Within the framework of the festival "Sharq taronalari" concert programs with the participation of foreign performers are held almost in all notable places. One of these concerts was held in the fascinating culture and recreation park "Shaboda", in mahalla "Chashma ", which will be remembered to me for a long time.

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Festival history

Samarkand which is included into the World Heritage List of UNESCO can doubtlessly be called as the "Pearl of the East". Standing on the crossroad of the Great Silk Road, it took and preserved until present times the culture, art and unique architecture of the ancient world civilizations.

Historical monuments of Samarkand impress contemporaries by their beauty and greatness.

On one of these unique monuments of architecture - Registan square - every biennium between 25th and 30st of August International Music Festival "Sharq Taronalari" ("Melodies of Orient") is held on regularly organized under the patronage of UNESCO.

International Music Festival "Sharq Taronalari" ("Melodies of Orient") is one of the biggest festivals in Central Asia. The main aims and objectives of the festival are to popularize widely the best achievements of national music art, to preserve and develop great traditions of people, to encourage talents in musical and vocal sphere, as well as to spread in further international creative ties, to strengthen cultural-spiritual cooperation, to praise peace, friendship and ideas of mutual sympathetic.

The first International Music Festival "Sharq Taronalari" ("Melodies of Orient") took place in 1997 at which participated musical groups and performers from 31 different countries. Today it became one of the most popular and famous festivals not only in Central Asia but also abroad. The bright evidence to this is that year after year not only the number and the artistic level of participants are increasing, but also geographical range of participating countries is widened.

Thus, at the 7th International Music Festival "Sharq Taronalari" that was held on in 2009, participants from more then 50 countries attended the event.

It became a good tradition to undertake international scientific conferences, devoted to particular aspects of music, at which participate scientists and scholars from all over the world.

Each Festival, that was held on in Samarkand is unique and exclusive.


Chronology of International Music Festival "Sharq Taronalari"

1-й IMF "Sharq Taronalari" - 1997 год

2-й IMF "Sharq Taronalari" - 1999 год

3-й IMF "Sharq Taronalari" - 2001 год

4-й IMF "Sharq Taronalari" - 2003 год

5-й IMF "Sharq Taronalari" - 2005 год

6-й IMF "Sharq Taronalari" - 2007 год

7-й IMF "Sharq Taronalari" - 2009 год

8-й IMF "Sharq Taronalari" - 2011 год


Countries-participants of the International music festival "Sharq Taronalari"

Country

1997

1999

2001

2003

2005

2007

2009

2011

1

Afghanistan
        

 

 

 

*

*

*

*

*

2

Algeria

 

 

 

 

 

*

*

 

3

Armenia

 

 

*

*

 

 

*

*

4

Austria *

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

5

Azerbaijan

*

*

*

*

 

*

*

*

6

Bangladesh

*

*

 

 

*

*

*

*

7

Belgium

 

 

 

 

*

*

 

*

8

Belorussia

 

 

 

*

*

 

*

 

9

Brasil

 

 

 

 

*

 

 

*

10

Brunei

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

11

Bulgaria

 

*

 

 

 

 

*

*

12

Burkina-Faso

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

13

Canada

 

 

 

 

 

*

 

*

14

Chili

 

 

 

 

 

*

 

 

15

China

*

*

 

*

*

*

*

*

16

Croatia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

17

Cuba

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

18

Cyprus

 

 

 

 

 

*

 

 

19

Czech Republic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

20

Denmark

 

 

 

 

 

*

*


21 Dominican Republic



*


22

Egypt

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

23

Estonia

 

 

*

*

*

*

*

*

24

Palestine

 

 

 

 

*

 

 

 

25

France

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

26

Gambia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

27

Georgia

 

 

*

*

*

 

 

*

28

Germany

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

29

Greece

*

*

*

*

*

*

 

*

30

Guinea

 

 

 

 

*

 

 

 

31

Holland

 

 

*

 

 

 

*

 

32

Hungary

 

 

 

 

*

 

 

 

33

Iceland

 

 

 

 

*

 

 

 

34

Indonesia

*

*

*

 

 

*

*

*

35

India

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

36

Iran

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

37

Iraq

 

 

 

 

*

 

 

 

38

Ireland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

39

Israel

*

*

*

*

*

 

*

*

40

Japan

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

41

Italy

 

 

*

*

*

*

*

*

42

Jordan

*

*

 

 

 

*

 

 

43

Kazakhstan

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

44

Kenya

 

 

 

 

 

*

 

 

45

Kuwait

 

*

 

 

*

*

*

 

46

Kyrgyzstan

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

47

Latvia

*

 

 

*

 

*

*

*

48

Lithuania

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

49

Madagascar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

50

Malaysia

*

*

 

 

*

*

*

 

51

Mexico

*

*

 

 

 

 

*

 

52

Moldova

 

 

 

*

*

*

 

 

53

Mongolia

*

*

 

 

*

*

*

*

54

Morocco

 

 

 

 

*

*

*

*

55

Namibia

 

 

 

 

*

 

 

 

56

Nepal

 

 

*

*

*

 

 

 

57

New Zealand

 

 

 

 

 

*

 

 

58

Nigeria

 

 

 

 

*

 

 

*

59

Norway

 

 

 

 

*

 

 

*

60

Oman

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

 

61

Pakistan

*

*

*

 

*

*

 

*

62

Philippines

 

 

 

 

*

 

*

 

63

Poland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

64

Romania

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

 

65

Russia

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

66

Saudi Arabia

 

*

 

*

*

*

 

 

67

Senegal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

68

Singapore

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

*

69

Slovakia

 

 

 

 

 

*

 

 

70

South Africa

 

 

*

 

 

 

 

 

71

South Korea

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

72

Spain

 

 

 

 

*

*

 

*

73

Sudan

 

 

 

 

 

*

 

 

74

Syria

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

 

75

Sweden

 

 

 

 

 

*

*

 

76

Switzerland

 

 

 

*

 

*

*

 

77

Taiwan

 

 

 

*

 

 

 

 

78

Tajikistan

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

79

Thailand

*

*

 

 

 

*

*

 

80

Tunis

 

 

 

 

 

*

 

 

81

Turkey

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

82

Turkmenistan

*

*

*

 

 

*

*

*

83

UAE

 

*

 

 

 

 

 

*

84

Ukraine

 

 

 

*

*

 

*

*

85

United Kingdom

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

86

USA

*

*

*

 

*

*

*

*

87

Uzbekistan

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

88

Vietnam

*

*

 

 

 

*

*

 

89 

Zambia

 

 

 

 

*