Representatives of "B-Tween" French production company visited Uzbekistan on June 15 to organize the filming of a documentary about the historical and architectural heritage, cultural and gastronomic traditions of Uzbekistan with the participation of the world-famous actor Gerard Depardieu. This project of the film about Uzbekistan is implemented by the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Paris and "Uzbekistan Airways" National aircompany together with the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for tourism development.
Within the framework of the promotion of the rich cultural heritage of Uzbekistan, the growing tourist potential and the current reforms and rapid development process, a socio-cultural event is being held in the Turkish city of Istanbul on 14-30 June of this year on the theme “Uzbekistan: culture that has exceeded the Times” ("Aşan Medeniyet: Özbekistan").
The acting Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for tourism development Abdulaziz Akkulov and British public figure Ahmed Salim, who was included in the rating of the most influential Muslims of the world “The Muslim 500” in 2014-2018, agreed to promote Uzbekistan as the cradle of Islamic culture at the international level.
From 18 to 27 June in five cities of Uzbekistan will host a Grand musical project – "Open Air. Symphony of the desert", which includes live concerts of Symphony orchestras of Uzbekistan. The project will start in Nukus on the Central square of Karakalpakstan in front of the State Museum of arts named after I. V. Savitsky. Next, the musical caravan will continue its journey with concerts at the historical and picturesque sites of Khiva, Termez, Karshi and Shakhrisabz.
One of the largest German TV channels Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) has published on its YouTube channel a video dedicated to the culture and tourism potential of Uzbekistan.