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Uzbekistan's Events & Festivals in 2019

Uzbekistan's Events & Festivals in 2019

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By Ati | Wednesday 11 March, 2020 11 March, 2020
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Events and Festivals in Uzbekistan

This is the complete list of holidays, events and festivals in Uzbekistan. Let's complete it together.

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Uzbekistan in January

Date Event/Holiday/Festival
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

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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.
21 March Nauruz
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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
Location: Bukhara
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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
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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

August Sharq Tarolanari
Location: Registan square, Samarkand
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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
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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
Location: Tashkent

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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