The daughter of former president of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov, Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva is the country’s permanent delegate to UNESCO, an agency within the United Nations dedicated to the creation of world peace through international collaboration. In this role, Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva is responsible for representing Uzbekistan’s culture and history to other nations.

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What You Need to Know about Kurash

What You Need to Know about Kurash

A form of traditional Turkic wrestling, kurash has been practiced in the territory of Uzbekistan for around 3,500 years, but it’s only within the last three decades or so that the sport has begun to gain widespread recognition outside of Central Asia. Read on to learn more about this unique martial art that has been… Continue Reading