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2023 Calendar of Festivals in Uzbekistan

Welcome to the wonderful and original world of sounds, a mixture of smells and the brightest colors. Uzbekistan is a country with a rich cultural heritage and history, and its festivals are a reflection of this. Here are some of the festivals celebrated in Uzbekistan.

Festivals of Uzbekistan immerse in culture and introduce both the past and the present of the country.


Disclaimer: The following calendar is based on information received from organizers of events, local tourism boards and other sources. Changes and cancellations may occur with no prior notice due to any reasons. It is strongly advised to check dates and location before finalizing your travel plan with organizers of the events whose contacts are provided below.

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April Dates TBD | Lazgi International Dance Festival

Get acquainted with Uzbek national dances, visit pavilions dedicated to dance art, a demonstration of national musical instruments and costumes, handicrafts, works of fine and applied art, sculpture samples, feature films and documentaries, audio and video discs, books, albums, photographs, as well as trade them on the territory of the Ichan-Kala complex.

April 21-23, 2023 | Ethno and modern fashion week in Shakhrisabz

The event is organized in order to develop tourism activities by organizing ethnotourism and cultural heritage, international competition, ethno games, national crafts and jewelry fair.

Location: Shakhrisabz city, Uzbekistan

May 17-18, 2023 | International Flower Festival

Event is organized in order to develop floriculture and horticulture in the territories of the republic, and to attract tourists.

Location: Namangan city

May Dates TBD | Boysun Spring

The cultural event, which takes place in spring in the picturesque mountainous place of Boysun, has been given the status of an International Folklore Festival. Held every two years, the festival demonstrates not only samples of the national cultural heritage, but also introduces the folklore and intangible cultural wealth of the peoples of the world. This good initiative contributes to the preservation, development, and popularization of priceless samples of the fine arts of the nation, further increasing the interest of the younger generation in national folklore.

May 22-25, 2023 | Gold Embroidery and Jewelry Festival

The first international festival of Gold Embroidery and Jewelry will be held in Bukhara on May 22-25, 2023 in Bukhara, Uzbekistan. With further reiteration every two years.

Within the framework of the festival, a review competition, a presentation and exhibitions, theatrical concert and entertainment programs, cultural and educational, propaganda and explanatory events will be organized.

The objectives of the festival are to identify talented artisans, accelerate the development of gold embroidery and jewelry, attract tourists, organize folk festivals and performances by folklore ensembles and groups of tightrope walkers, askiyachi and comedians, craftsmen's lessons, artists' alleys and others. Another aim of the festival is to bring jewelry and art to the international level as a national brand, to attract tourists through the demonstration of national cultural traditions of our people, to promote the festival around the world and to promote it. illuminated. Presentations in this area, information about the history of each region, lifestyle, models of artisan towns, reflecting the traditions of the school of handicrafts, household items, exhibitions of products created by artisan designers are regularly covered.

Detailed schedule of the Festival is here: