Uzgen city of Osh region hosts International Festival of Rice on October 24. More than 10 yurts have been put up at the event, reports Turmush.
The organizers say that the main purpose of the Festival is to facilitate exchange of experiences and interpenetration of national cultures and traditions between the people engaged in cultivation of rice.
The event program includes opening and closing ceremonies, scientific-practical conference, exhibition of agricultural products, visit of rice plantations and processing plants of Uzgen district.
Scientists, experts in rice cultivation from a number of foreign countries and representatives of international organizations are expected to attend the festival.