Festivals in Bukhara

Festivals in Bukhara

Festivals in Bukhara

Bukhara festivals are bright and fun events that gather annually a huge number of tourists and locals.

Shashmaqom Festival in Bukhara

In 2022, the town of Bukhara is hosting the music festival "Shashmaqom" for the first time. Only young musicians will take part in it (the leading singers should be no older than thirty years old). The ensembles will consist of no more than fifteen singers and musicians. The jury will consist of nine to eleven experts. Shortly, the Bukhara Region's Khokimiyat will approve a road map for the organization of the festival and will carry out extensive work on the improvement of Bukhara.

Silk and Spices Festival in Bukhara

Silk and Spices Festival in Bukhara immerses participants in the world of Oriental fairy tales. It is traditionally held annually in May. This event can also be called an exhibition in Bukhara, as the guests can admire the works of local craftspeople. In addition, different entertainments are offered such as various competitions, cockfights, and games.

International Festival of Gold Embroidery and Jewelry, Bukhara

In Bukhara, on the initiative of the President, an international festival of Gold Embroidery and Jewelry was established. From May 21 to 25, 2022, the event was held for the first time and will be held every two years thereafter. In addition to the key exhibition basis, it will be quite practical, and for industry professionals could visit the scientific and practical conference on "Prospects for the development of traditional gold embroidery and jewelry art, Bukhara." During the specialized open contests one can admire the craftsmanship of talents and observe the process of creation of masterpieces. Golden embroidery is the most ancient craft of the Uzbek land, the bright threads of which used to add the noble shine to the Great Silk Road. Nowadays, they still serve as an excellent decorative element connecting the past and the present.