26th – 27th May 2018: Annual Silk and Spices Festival in Bukhara
2018 the 17th traditional Silk and Spices Festival will take place in the historical city of Bukhara. The rich tradtion of handicrafts such as gold embroidery, suzani embroidery, wood carving, carpet weaving and many others are in focus of the festival. In addition, there are folkloristic performances. Also traditional food like the national dish Plov can be tasted.
In all odd years end of august, last 2017: Sharq Taronalari Festival
International Music Festival in Samarkand
The Festival „Sharq Taronalari“ (Melodies of Orient) is one of the biggest festivals in Central Asia. Since 1997, the festival takes place every two years on the Registan Square in Samarkand. In 2017, the trio Cobario represented Austria. More information you can find on the website of the festival.