Gold Embroidery and Jewelry Festival May 21-25, 2022 in Bukhara

The first international festival of Gold Embroidery and Jewelry will be held in Bukhara on May 21-25, 2022 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: https://zarfestival.uz/en/dasturi/


Saturday, May 21, 2022

09.00-10.00

Festive processions of festival participants (parade)

Venue: From “Nodir devonbegi” madrasah to “Ark” Fortress

Officials: Ministry of Culture, Bukhara Regional Administration, “Craftsman” Association

10.00-13.00

Exhibition and sale of products of local and foreign artisans

Venue: Square in front of the “Nogai” Khanate, complex “Tim Abdullokhan”

Officials: Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan, “Craftsman” Association, Bukhara Regional Administration.10.00-17.00–Folk dances, puppetry, Concert of drums and folklore

communities, Performances of concert programs prepared by regional cultural departments, food competitions

Venue: “Toki Sarrafon”, “Toki Telpakfurushon”, “Toki Zargaron” collections

Officials: Ministry of Culture, Bukhara Regional Administration, Republic of Karakalpakstan, Tashkent City and Regional Administrations

10.00-11.00

Press conference for the International Festival of Gold embroidery and Jewelry

Venue: Asia Hotel

Responsible: Bukhara Regional Administration, Uzbekistan Trade

Chamber of Industry, Artisan Association, Press Center10.00-12.00–Demonstrations of master classes of Bukhara, Samarkand, Tashkent, Kashkadarya, Khorezm Gold Embroidery and Jewelry schools.

Venue: “Labi Hovuz”, “Nodirdevonbegi” madrassah, “Timi Abdullakhon”, “Toki Sarrafon”, “Toki Telpakfurushon”, “Toki Zargaron”.

Officials: Artisan Association

10.00-12.00

Acquaintance with the sights of Bukhara city (on the basis of the approved list)

(Yoki Trip to the sights of Bukhara city)

Officials: Bukhara Regional Administration, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan, “Craftsmen” Association, Ministry of Tourism and Sports

14.00-17.00

Demonstrations of master classes of Bukhara, Samarkand, Tashkent, Kashkadarya, Khorezm Embroidery and Jewelry schools.

Venue: “Labi Hovuz”, “Nodirdevonbegi” madrassah, “Timi Abdullakhon”, “Toki Sarrafon”, “Toki Telpakfurushon”, “Toki Zargaron”.

Officials: Artisan Association

14.00-16.00

Presentation of books “Jewelry and the art of embroidery in Uzbekistan” and “Art of embroidery”

Venue: Asia HotelOfficials: Bukhara Regional Administration, “Craftsman” Association

19.00-22.00

Opening Ceremony of the International Embroidery and Jewelry Festival and theatrical concert program

Venue: Square in front of the “Ark” Fortress

Officials: Ministry of Culture, Writers’ Association of Uzbekistan, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan, “Craftsman” Association, Bukhara Regional AdministrationSunday,


Sunday May 22, 2022

09.00-18.00

Scientific-practical conference about “Prospects for the development of traditional embroidery and jewelry” (for participants)

Venue:Youth Agency Hall

Officials: Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan, “Craftsman” Association, Bukhara Regional Administration.

10.00-13.00

Exhibition and sale of products of local and foreign artisans

Venue: Square in front of the “Nogai” Khanate, complex “Tim Abdullokhan”

Officials: Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan, “Craftsman” Association, Bukhara Regional Administration.

10.00-17.00

Folk dances, puppetry, Concert of drums and folklore

communities, Performances of concert programs prepared by regional cultural departments, food competitions

Venue: “Toki Sarrafon”, “Toki Telpakfurushon”, “Toki Zargaron” collections

Officials: Ministry of Culture, Bukhara Regional Administration, Republic of Karakalpakstan, Tashkent city and regional Administrations

14-00-17.00

Demonstrations of master classes of Bukhara, Samarkand, Tashkent, Kashkadarya, Khorezm Embroidery and Jewelry schools.

Venue: “Labi Hovuz”, “Nodirdevonbegi” madrassah, “Timi Abdullakhon”, “Toki Sarrafon”, “Toki Telpakfurushon”, “Toki Zargaron”.

Officials: Artisan Association

19.00-21.00

“Bukhara Fashion Days” fashion show and concert program with the participation of local and foreign designers and artisans.

Venue: Kokaldosh Madrasah.

Officials: Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan, “Craftsman” Association, Bukhara Regional Administration


Monday, May 23, 2022

09.00-13.00

Scientific-practical conference “Prospects for the development of traditional gold embroidery and jewelry” (for participants)

Venue: Youth AgencyHall

Officials: Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan, “Craftsman” Association, Bukhara Regional Administration.

10.00-13.00

Exhibition and sale of products of local and foreign artisans

Venue: Square in front of the “Nogai” Khanate, complex “Tim Abdullokhan”

Officials: Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan, “Craftsman” Association, Bukhara Regional Administration.

10.00-17.00

Folk dances, puppetry, Concert of drums and folklore

communities, Performances of concert programs prepared by regional cultural departments, food competitions

Venue: “Toki Sarrafon”, “Toki Telpakfurushon”, “Toki Zargaron” collections

Officials: Ministry of Culture, Bukhara Regional Administration, Republic of Karakalpakstan, Tashkent City and Regional Administrations

14.00-16.00

Excursion to the famous workshops of gold embroiderers and jewelers in Bukhara: (Based on a separate list)

Officials: Bukhara Regional Administration, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan, “Craftsmen” Association, Ministry of Tourism and Sports

14.00-17.00

Demonstrations of master classes of Bukhara, Samarkand, Tashkent, Kashkadarya, Khorezm Embroidery and Jewelry schools.

Venue: “Labi Hovuz”, “Nodirdevonbegi” madrassah, “Timi Abdullakhon”, “Toki Sarrafon”, “Toki Telpakfurushon”, “Toki Zargaron”.

Officials: Artisan Association

19.00-21.00

“Bukhara Fashion Days” fashion show and concert program with the participation of local and foreign designers and artisans.

Venue: Kokaldosh Madrasah.

Officials: Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan, “Craftsman” Association, Bukhara Regional Administration


Tuesday, May 24, 2022

10.00-13.00

Exhibition and sale of products of local and foreign artisans

Venue: Square in front of the “Nogai” Khanate, complex “Tim Abdullokhan”

Officials: Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan, “Craftsman” Association, Bukhara Regional Administration.

10.00-17.00

Folk dances, puppetry, Concert of drums and folklore

communities, Performances of concert programs prepared by regional cultural departments, food competitions

Venue: “Toki Sarrafon”, “Toki Telpakfurushon”, “Toki Zargaron” collections

Officials: Ministry of Culture, Bukhara Regional Administration, Republic of Karakalpakstan, Tashkent city and regional Administrations

10.00-17.00

Demonstrations of master classes of Bukhara, Samarkand, Tashkent, Kashkadarya, Khorezm Embroidery and Jewelry schools.

Venue: “Labi Hovuz”, “Nodirdevonbegi” madrassah, “Timi Abdullakhon”, “Toki Sarrafon”, “Toki Telpakfurushon”, “Toki Zargaron”.

Officials: Artisan Association

14.00-16.00

Excursion to the famous workshops of gold embroiderers and jewelers in Bukhara: (Based on a separate list)

Officials: Bukhara Regional Administration, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan, “Craftsmen” Association, Ministry of Tourism and Sports

16.00-18.00

Final meeting of the International Jury Commission to determine the winners of the International Festival of Embroidery and Jewelry

Venue: Asia HotelOfficials: Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan, “Craftsman” Association , Bukhara Regional Administration

19.00-21.00

“Bukhara Fashion Days” fashion show and concert program with the participation of local and foreign designers and artisans.

Venue: Kokaldosh Madrasah.

Officials: Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan, “Craftsman” Association, Bukhara Regional Administration


Wednesday, May 25, 2022

10.00-13.00

Exhibition and sale of products of local and foreign artisans

Venue: Square in front of the “Nogai” Khanate, complex “Tim Abdullokhan”

Officials: Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan, “Craftsman” Association, Bukhara Regional Administration.

10.00-11.00

Press conference on the results of the embroidery and jewelry festival

Venue: Asia Hotel

Officials: Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan, Craftsman

Association, Bukhara Regional Administration

10.00-17.00

Folk dances, puppetry, Concert of drums and folklore

communities, Performances of concert programs prepared by regional cultural departments, food competitions

Venue: “Toki Sarrafon”, “Toki Telpakfurushon”, “Toki Zargaron” collections

Officials: Ministry of Culture, Bukhara regional Administration, Republic of Karakalpakstan, Tashkent City and Regional Administrations

14.00-17.00

Demonstrations of master classes of Bukhara, Samarkand, Tashkent, Kashkadarya, Khorezm Embroidery and Jewelry schools.

Venue: “Labi Hovuz”, “Nodirdevonbegi” madrassah, “Timi Abdullakhon”, “Toki Sarrafon”, “Toki Telpakfurushon”, “Toki Zargaron”.

Officials: Artisan Association

19.00-21.00

Closing Ceremony of the International Embroidery and Jewelry Festival and theatrical concert program

Venue: Square in front of the “Ark” Fortress

Officials: Ministry of Culture, Writers’ Association of Uzbekistan, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan, “Craftsman” Association, Bukhara Regional Administration




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