"SHARQ TARONALARI" SAMARKAND - LONG-AWAITED CELEBRATION OF ART AND FRIENDSHIP
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Pakistani English-language newspaper The Asian Telegraph published an article about the X International Music Festival "Sharq taronalari".
As noted in the material, charming and ancient Samarkand is in anticipation of the music forum, which promises to give new experience and familiarity with the beautiful melodies and songs of the world.
Music fr om ancient times has been closely associated with the deepest feelings of the people, as an integral part of their lives. And, perhaps, no coincidence that the basis for the name of the International Music Festival "Sharq taronalari" - "Melodies of the East" has become just that a word that has profound meaning for Uzbekistan to preserve the rich national and music traditions. Here, fr om time immemorial people have been listening to music, doing ablution, paying tribute to its purity and pristine. The music is simple but its philosophy is wise and deep.
The publication stresses that today, "Sharq taronalari" is one of the most prestigious international forums and recognized by UNESCO as the largest music festival of the East. Musicians all over the world are interested in the competition of national performance and international scientific conference, which is carried out in the framework of the festival. During it scientists from many countries of the world to exchange views in the field of musical art.
The article reported that in Samarkand has created all necessary conditions and facilities for high-level events. One of the most colorful promises to be a grand opening of the festival is in full swing work on updating the Registan amphitheater and stage. Preparing a large and interesting program that will present the diversity of vocal and dance art of the peoples of Uzbekistan.
Five days in the course of the festival will be music, filling the entire space of the legendary city and its environs. Keynote speeches will be held on the main stage - the Registan Square. The musicians will demonstrate their art in the park of culture and recreation, as well as in parts of the region, wh ere there will be concerts of participants, the Uzbek masters of arts and art collectives.
Ancient Samarkand appear before the foreign guests even more beautiful. In hotels, wh ere the participants will be placed in Ulugbek, museums will be organized an exhibition of photographs, national musical instruments, costumes, works of art, products of national crafts.
In conclusion, the article emphasizes the Pakistani edition of all the beauty, uniqueness and originality of the music festival, its significance for the preservation of traditions of national folklore. Years and centuries pass, eras change. High art remains unchanged, which brings peoples together. And today, as in ancient times, when the Silk Road met people who showed their art and culture, festival "Sharq taronalari" has an important mission to contribute to the preservation and further development of the traditional music of the world’s peoples.
Jahon Information Agency, Islamabad