Uzbekistan's Events & Festivals in 2019
Events and Festivals in Uzbekistan
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Uzbekistan in January
|1 January||New Year|
|14 January||Day of the Defenders of the Motherland
The holiday is celebrated with parades and processions in honor of veterans, and women also give small gifts to men in their lives, especially husbands (or boyfriends, fiancés), fathers, sons and brothers.
Uzbekistan in February
|27-28 February||Chimgan Extreme
Location: Chimgan Mountains
Winter sports festival near Tashkent
Uzbekistan in March
|8 March||International Women's Day
It's a serious holiday Central Asia. Wifes, girlfriends and mothers receive gifts and flowers.
Persian New Year and will be celebrated with festivals, dance and family celebrations.
Uzbekistan in April
|x April||Russian Orthodox Easter|
Uzbekistan in May
|9 May||Day of Memory and Honor|
|26-28 May||Silk and Spice Festival
The festival includes folklore performances, national games, traditional food and fashion show from young designers.
Uzbekistan in June
|1st week of June (tbc)||Chimgan's Echo Festival
Locaiton: Chimgan mountains
Outdoor music festival for singer-songwriters.
|26 June||Ramazan Hait
Eid-al-Fitr is the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal. It marks the end of Ramadan, which is a month of fasting and prayer.
Uzbekistan in July
Uzbekistan in August
Location: Registan square, Samarkand
Big international ethnic music festival, held biennially in uneven years (2017-2019-2021-…) in front of the Registan in Samarkand.
|31 August||Day of Remembrance for the victims of political repressions|
Uzbekistan in September
|1 September||Independence Day Uzbekistan
Cultural events such as shows, concerts, festivals and other entertaining events to mark the birthday of independent Uzbekistan take place throughout the country.
|2 September||Kurban Hait
The Feast of Sacrifice is the highest Islamic festival and is celebrated at the climax of the pilgrimage to Mecca
Uzbekistan in October
|1 October||Teachers Day
Uzbekistan in November
|November (tbd)||Bazar Art
Exhibition of masterpieces of contemporary traditional arts and crafts of Uzbekistan in Tashkent
|8 November||Uzbek Flag Day
Celebrating the national flag with a festival and concerts.
Uzbekistan in December
|8 December||Constitution Day Uzbekistan|