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17 February 2017
"Silk and Spices 2017" Festival in Bukhara

Three unforgettable days - "Silk and Spices 2017" Festival in Bukhara

On May 26-28 the ancient Bukhara will host XVI "Silk and spices" Festival. In the framework of the festival it is planned to organize many interesting events that will impress guests.

The festival will be opened by parade of the participants dressed in national costumes, they will walk through the historic part of the city.
Specialists on spices and entrepreneurs, who arrived in the festival from all over the country and from abroad will present their products at the food fair in the historical center of Old Bukhara.
Craftsmen representing gold embroidery, carpet weaving, pottery and blacksmithing, miniature painters will conduct master-classes and present shows of traditional Uzbek Handicrafts.
There will also be folk games which have been preserved since ancient times: fighting sheep, cock fighting, rope walking and others.
"Palov sayli" ("Pilaf Festival") will bring together the best chefs of the country from different provinces and will allow fans of the national cuisine to enjoy and witness this culinary competition.
The festival programme also includes a fashion show prepared by leading young designers of satin and adras, combining national and modern character. This colourful spectacle is organized jointly by the "Kamolot" Civic Youth Movement and the "Khunarmand' Association of Craftsmen.
The entertainment part of the festival program includes concerts of folk groups from different regions of the country and a gala concert with participation of popular and talented young artists.