Breaking News

Uzbekistan and Hungary

Uzbekistan and Hungary Strengthen Cultural Ties through Museum Collaboration

Tashkent, June 13, 2024, The Europe Today: Ambassador of Uzbekistan, Oybek Shakhavdinov, recently met with Miklos Bot, General Director of the Hungarian Heritage House, to discuss enhancing cultural cooperation between the two nations, according to Uzbek media reports.

During the meeting, the Uzbek side highlighted the significant attention Uzbekistan is dedicating to the development of its museum sector, including the planned opening of the “Jadidlar” heritage museum. This initiative underscores Uzbekistan’s commitment to preserving and promoting its rich cultural heritage.

Miklos Bot praised Uzbekistan’s efforts, noting that the initiatives reflect a strong desire to preserve and expand the cultural heritage of the Uzbek people. He acknowledged the measures being taken to further develop museum work in Uzbekistan, emphasizing the importance of both maintaining traditional museums and creating new ones to promote the country’s cultural legacy.

The meeting confirmed the mutual interest of Uzbekistan and Hungary in deepening their cooperation in the field of culture and heritage. As a result of the discussions, an agreement was reached to hold joint cultural events and ensure the participation of Hungarian folk groups in the “Eastern Songs” music festival, further strengthening the cultural ties between the two countries.

This collaboration marks a significant step in fostering cultural exchange and mutual understanding, showcasing the dedication of both Uzbekistan and Hungary to preserving and celebrating their cultural heritages.