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September 10, 2013

“Asrlar Sadosi” Festival 2010 was hosted in Khiva – an ancient city in Khoresm Region of Uzbekistan. This was a grand collaborative project of the Fund Forum and UNESCO, which will present the entire diversity of Uzbek national traditions and customs, applied art, and oral traditions. Khiva, an eastern pearl hidden within the red sands

May 30, 2013

Three inspirational women presented on Friday 24 May 2013 at the International event organised by the  West Midlands Branch of the Uzbek- British Society. The event took place at the Birmingham & Midland Institute and featured presentations by Mavluda Shirinova, Chair of The Social Initiatives Support Fund from Uzbekistan, Jo Cameron, The Founder of The

November 30, 2012

Launch of the West Midlands Branch of the British Uzbek Society The launch of the West Midlands branch of the British-Uzbek Society (BUS) took place on Thursday 8th November at The Waterhall Gallery Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DH during the celebration event of the new WE (West and East) partnership; an educational collaboration between organisations

September 12, 2012

One of the most high-profile cultural event in Central Asia Style.Uz Art Week will take place in Tashkent from 4 October 2012 to 9 October 2012. Style.Uz Art Week annually offers a diverse agenda of traditional and contemporary art exhibitions, photo exhibitions, catwalk shows by Uzbek and international fashion designers, National Dress Festival, theatre plays,

February 21, 2012

One of the most high-profile cultural event in Central Asia Style.Uz Art Week will take place in Tashkent from 4 October 2012 to 9 October 2012. Style.Uz Art Week annually offers a diverse agenda of traditional and contemporary art exhibitions, photo exhibitions, catwalk shows by Uzbek and international fashion designers, National Dress Festival, theatre plays,

February 21, 2012

In February 2012 URU Connect met with Valentina Samsonova, Director of the Regional Centre for Women Entrepreneurs, and Maksim Grokhulski, Director of the Ekaterinburg Centre for Business Development in Ekaterinburg, Russia. The meeting was also attended by business women, members of the Regional centre for Women Entrepreneurs. Partners discussed possible cooperation and future projects. Russian

September 30, 2011

Art Week Style.uz – is a crossroads of arts, traditions and modernity. For five years now the Week impresses with its scale and dynamics, versatility of its events and attracts more and more attentionof the world most famous figures. The concept of the Art Week is completely different from that of fashion-week, because it compiles

September 30, 2011

Second International Women’s Business Forum “Pearl of the East” is organized by the Socio Economic Development Center SABR (Uzbekistan), “The Haven Wolverhampton” (United Kingdom), Fund Forum, SISF, Women’s Council, UNDP, Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry. It will take place on 24th October 2011 at the “Intercontinental” Hotel, Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The aim of the event

July 10, 2010

On the 10th July 2010 URU joined other business women, members of the WiRE (Women in Rural Enterprise) network to exhibit our work at Newport Show held at Chetwynd Park. URU presented its latest publication “Silk Road to Development – An account of two women on their journey to collaboration” describing a story of two