U.S. Embassy Celebrates Women’s History Month with Women’s Film Festival

To kick off Women’s History Month and to recognize International Women’s Day, U.S. Ambassador Pamela Spratlen and Director of Mega Trade Communication Mikhail Davidkin will open the American Women’s Film Festival at the NEXT Mall Cinema in Tashkent on March 1 at 18:00. The public and the media are invited to attend. The American Women’s ...
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American Film Festival Dedicated to Women’s History Month

The U.S. Embassy/Tashkent, in cooperation with Next Cinema invites YOU to the American Film Festival dedicated to Women’s History Month from March 1-8, 2018 at the NEXT Mall Cinema.   March is Women’s History Month in the United States, and International Women’s Day is the 8th of March.  In celebration, the U.S. Embassy is offering a ...
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U.S. Embassy Tashkent hosts the 2018 National Spelling Bee

On February 7, U.S. Embassy Tashkent hosted the 2018 National Spelling Bee. Twenty-five finalists from 15 Universities around Uzbekistan came to Tashkent to compete in the final contest at the National library. After 24 competitive rounds, the winner of this English language competition was Uzbekistan State World Languages University student Ozodjon Khidirov. Congratulations to Ozodjon ...
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Daniel Pearl World Music Days: Three Generations, Two Cultures, One Humanity

On October 13, the United States Embassy in Tashkent joined the 15th annual worldwide Daniel Pearl World Music Days with a gala concert at the Old U.S. Embassy Chancery in Chilanzar.  About 500 guests attended the concert, which featured legendary artists Farrukh Zakirov and Yalla, Shahzoda, and DJ Piligrim, as well as up-and-coming artists IWALF ...
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Gina Chavez to perform at Sharq Taronalari

In honor of the 2017 Sharq Taronalari, The Embassy of the United States in Tashkent is inviting popular, American group “The Gina Chavez Band” as its official entry in this international music festival.  During their visit to Uzbekistan, this American band will have the opportunity to play multiple concerts in the historic city center of ...
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U.S. Embassy Tashkent to Screen “Hidden Figures”

On June 23, the U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section will screen “Hidden Figures”, a 2016 drama film that was nominated for numerous awards, including three Academy Awards (Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Supporting Actress) and two Golden Globes. The film grossed $229 million worldwide. “Hidden Figures” tells the story of a team of ...
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Opening of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Center

On April 11 at 11:00, representatives from the Ministry of Health, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the U.S. Embassy in Tashkent, along with other international organizations gathered at the  Research Institute of Epidemiology,  Microbiology and Infectious Diseases for the official opening of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Center.  U.S. Ambassador Spratlen participated in a ribbon ...
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Ambassador Pamela L. Spratlen’s Opening Remarks To Honor American Art Reception

(As Delivered; Delivered in Russian) Thursday, March 28, 2017 7:00pm Ambassador’s Residence, Tashkent Good evening, ladies and gentlemen!  On behalf of the U.S. Embassy in Tashkent, I am pleased to share with you this exhibition of American art at my Residence.  The exhibition seeks to embody the goals of the Art in Embassies program – ...
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U.S. Ambassador Spratlen and DAS Dan Rosenblum presented counter trafficking manuals, literature, and equipment

U.S. Ambassador Spratlen and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Central Asia Dan Rosenblum presented counter trafficking manuals, literature, and equipment to the National Human Rights Centre of the Republic of Uzbekistan at a ceremony in Tashkent On February 24, U.S. Ambassador Pamela Spratlen, along with Deputy Assistant Secretary for Central Asia Dan Rosenblum, presented manuals on ...
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Cold Storage in Horticulture: Current State and Perspectives in Uzbekistan

On Thursday, February 16, 2017, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Agricultural Value Chains (AVC) program, in close cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources of Uzbekistan, convened a workshop on “Cold Storage in Horticulture: Current State and Perspectives in Uzbekistan.” U.S. Ambassador Pamela Spratlen provided opening remarks at the event, which brought together ...
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English is Key to Dialogue

On February 3-4, the Uzbekistan State World Languages University hosts an international conference, English is Key to Dialogue, for ELT specialists in higher education. Organized by “Foreign Languages in Uzbekistan” web portal and scientific and methodological e-journal and National Research Center for Innovations in Teaching Foreign Languages, the conference is a fruit of cooperation with ...
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U.S. Embassy Tashkent to screen ‘Life is Beautiful’

On January 27, to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust, the U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section will screen ‘Life is Beautiful,’ a Holocaust-themed movie by Roberto Benigni, at the U.S. Embassy. The movie won three Academy Awards, including Best Actor for Benigni, as well as the Grand Prix at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival and nine David di Donatello Awards. To ...
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Embassy Partners with Tashkent Hokimiyat on Earth Day

More than 50 volunteers, including Ambassador Pamela Spratlen, Embassy staff and their families, alumni of U.S. government programs, and officials from the Hokimiyat (municipality) of Tashkent gathered at the Seattle Peace Park for the cleanup.
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Are You Ready For The Exchange?

The U.S. Embassy in Tashkent is pleased to welcome an energetic American vocal group, The Exchange, to perform in Uzbekistan from April 5-11, 2016.  The group is on a multi-country tour and looks forward to meeting the people of Uzbekistan, and sharing ideas and culture. The Exchange consists of five male singers, each with his ...
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Daniel Pearl World Music Days Concert

Daniel Pearl World Music Days is a global network of music events held in October to promote tolerance and understanding through the universal language of music. Since 2002, more than 10,000 musical performances in 129 countries have been dedicated to and inspired by the legacy of journalist Daniel Pearl, who was kidnapped and murdered in ...
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Uzbekistan Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month – Ari Roland Jazz Quartet Shakes Tashkent

The American jazz band, Ari Roland Jazz Quartet, visited Uzbekistan on April 8-13, 2015 as Arts Envoys in the framework of the International Jazz Festival of Uzbekistan and Jazz Appreciation Month.  The quartet wooed the Uzbek public with their rhythm and enthusiasm, and engaged with students to demonstrate how American jazz styles can assimilate Uzbek ...
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The Fourth Annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days in Tashkent

On October 3, Embassy Tashkent observed the 4th Annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days with a concert featuring Jazzirama Band, singer Rayhon and Shakhzod Band. U.S. Ambassador George Krol opened the concert with remarks in both English and Uzbek, welcoming the crowd and thanking and introducing the performers. Embracing the message of the Daniel Pearl ...
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Seventh Annual American Film Festival Takes Place in Tashkent

For the seventh annual American Film Festival, the U.S. Embassy partnered with the national film agency, Uzbekkino, for three days of films highlighting growing up in America. The festival took place September 26-28 at the Alisher Navoi Cinema, a legendary venue built in the 1960’s in central Tashkent. More than 1,500 people attended the seven ...
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Laura Cortese & the Dance Cards to Bring Traditional American Folk Music to Uzbekistan

The U.S. Embassy in Tashkent is bringing one of America’s folk musical traditions to Uzbekistan. The all-women American band Laura Cortese & the Dance Cards will perform at Uzbekistan State Conservatory in Tashkent on February 19 at 18:00 and the Ferghana Drama Theater in Ferghana city on February 21 at 16:00. Laura Cortese and the ...
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American Dance Company Director Shares Best Practices with Uzbek Students and Performers

David Dorfman, Founding Artistic Director of the David Dorfman Dance Company, and Michael Blanco, Project Director of DanceMotion USA, visited Uzbekistan from February 2 – 6 to share ideas and best practices in dance, as well as to encourage and facilitate active conversation around the themes and issues explored through performance. Dorfman held master classes ...
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