From Tbilisi, Georgia
Sakhioba, a group of exceptional musicians from Tbilisi in Georgia , is coming to the UK in November 2011, bringing the exhilarating sound of Georgian polyphonic singing, instrumental music and traditional dance to audiences from Exeter to Edinburgh . Continue reading
Debut album OUTSIDE, featuring works by Sciarrino, Lachenmann, Ravel and Peter Zinovieff is released on October 31 2011.
Here is a little taste of it http://soundcloud.com/nonclassical/aisha-orazbayeva-sciarrino.
The CD is available from HMV, Continue reading
Tethys Petroleum Limited, an international oil and gas company sponsored an
ambulance equipped with modern technology for use in the Kurgantube area.
The ambulance has been provided by two British charities, “Go Help” and
the “Roof of the World” supported by Tethys Petroleum and is has been Continue reading
Dushanbe, Tajikistan (CNN) — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton thanked Tajikistan’s president Saturday for his country’s support of efforts to defeat al-Qaeda and bring security to neighboring Afghanistan.
Clinton later flew to Uzbekistan, where she discussed Afghanistan, human rights and economic ties. Continue reading
The Embassy of Kazakhstan will be hosting the Fourth Annual Kazakhstan – U.S. Trade and Investment Forum 2011 on December 7 in New York.
This year the Forum is organized by the Government of Kazakhstan and Newsdesk Media Inc. in partnership with Samruk-Kazyna National Welfare Fund. The event coincides with the 20th anniversary of Kazakhstan-US diplomatic relations and the 20th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s sovereign independence, marking two decades of internationally acclaimed stability and economic, ﬁnancial and industrial achievement. Continue reading
October 3, 2011. Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
Nearly 400 smartly dressed spectators were treated to a fashion extravaganza at the new Dushanbe Serena Hotel in Dushanbe Tajikistan, hosted in the garden amidst flowers and fountains. The late afternoon autumn light was a perfect complement to the stunning ensembles that came down the catwalk. The event was a call to become a fashion-forward supporter of aspiring local designers who need a challenge and some Continue reading
On the eve of the 18th Uzbek British Trade and Industry Council meeting in London, the co-Chairman of the Uzbek British Trade and Industry Council, Dr Hartley Booth OBE, will be visiting Uzbekistan between 19-21 October 2011 for talks with Uzbek officials about the forthcoming 18th Uzbek British Trade and Industry Council meeting in London next month. During his visit, Dr Booth will co-host a reception at the Residence of British Ambassador, Mr Rupert Joy, for selected Alumni of UK universities and British businessmen resident in Uzbekistan with a business theme – ‘Exploring new Uzbek British business opportunities’.
On October 15, 2011 AIRC “America Borboru” hosted a meeting of 50 center visitors with New York jazz band Paul Beaudry and Pathways. The band members told about their background, history of jazz and of course about Louis Armstrong. The band performed some pieces of jazz music. Being asked to perform a piece of Kyrgyz music, the Pathways played a famous Kyrgyz melody from the song “Izdeim seni” by Ryspai Abdykadyrov, which amazed the audience. The visitors asked many questions like what the musicians think about Jazz in Kyrgyzstan, will the band come back to Kyrgyzstan etc. The best questions were awarded with small gifts including a CD of the band debut album released in 2010. After the event the visitors were able to chat with the musicians, ask for the signatures and take a group photo.
Turkmenistan – launch of the Scoping Mission report and the first CATBIG Mission, Monday 12 December at 1530. I’m just back from a visit to Turkmenistan along with Ambassador Ron Nash, Co-Chair of the Turkmenistan UK Trade & Industry Council, and a representative of the Construction Equipment Association. Our report will be launched at this meeting, and we will also have details of our first CATBIG mission, which will visit Turkmenistan in March 2012. Book via this link:
Tajikistan – major meeting to celebrate 20 years of Independence, Thursday 24 November at 1500. We will have two senior Tajik Government representatives, the EBRD regional director, and both the British Ambassador to Tajikistan, and his Tajik counterpart in the UK. Our guest chairman will be Viscount Waverley, who has visited Tajikistan a number of times and chairs the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Tajikistan. Book via this link: