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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Spotlight – An Important Stolen Artifact Returns to Uzbekistan

Spotlight – An Important Stolen Artifact Returns to Uzbekistan

When a decorative calligraphic tile from a sacred medieval monument in Bukhara went missing in 2014, Uzbek historians and scholars were certain that it was lost forever. No one could have predicted that the tile would surface three years later in a London art gallery or that its eventual return to Uzbekistan would be coordinated… Continue Reading

8 Museums in Uzbekistan You Need to Visit

8 Museums in Uzbekistan You Need to Visit

Aside from Uzbekistan’s rich collection of mosques, monuments, historic buildings, and World Heritage Sites, did you know that it is home to more than 100 museums? Whether you’re a fan of Central Asian flora and fauna, a student of Soviet history, or an enthusiast of classical Islamic architecture, Uzbekistan’s museums offer something for everyone. Read… Continue Reading