During 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.
The 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.
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.
Famous 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.
Within 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.
Regulation of the International Music Festival
Main Goals and Objectives
- popularization the best achievements of national music arts;
Organizers of the Festival
Ministry of Cultural and Sports Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan;
Competition on the best performance of a national song and instrumental music;
The music groups or solo singer and musicians may participate in the festival competition. The group from each country should contain up to 6 people. All expenses in Uzbekistan (accommodation, food and local transportation) will be covered by the Festival Directorate. Double room accommodations in hotels will be provided (upon the participants request single rooms may be provided for additional payment).
“Best Performance of a National Song and Instrumental Music” Competition
Professional and amateur art groups, as well as soloists may take part in the competition.
- Folk musical arts (music or song);
The following materials are to be submitted by the applicant till April 1, 2017 to the Organizing Committee to e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org
- Festival Application Form (Application Form in WORD format);
- Video and audio materials;
- Information about the art group or soloist (not exceeding 300 words);
- Photos of art group or a performer (for publications).
The Festival Selection Committee will give feedback on the received applications by April 15, 2017.
The International Jury will be formed to judge the competition.
The Organizing Committee is not responsible for the grades or awards given by the Jury members to the festival participants.
The following awards are established by the Festival Organizing Committee for the winners of the Competition.
Art Associations, Funds, International and other organizations may establish their own special prizes.
Above the Festival will be organised International Scientific and Theoretical Conference. Theme of the conferance - "Formation and development of national traditions in the musical cultures of the peoples of the East".
The Conference Participants should present texts of reports or detailed theses (not less than 300 words) and other materials in advance to the Festival Directorate by Aprel 20, 2017 to e-mail address email@example.com.
The Festival Selection Committee will give feedback on the topics presented for the Conference by May 5, 2017.
The working languages of the conference are Uzbek, English and Russian.
Ministry of Cultural and Sports Affairs,