“Gul ve bulbul” Mar24

“Gul ve bulbul”...

“Gul ve bulbul” (Rose and nightingale) On 25 March 2017, at 16h00, “Samo” traditional music ensemble celebrates Navruz by giving a one hour concert in the courtyard of Gurminj Museum on Bokhtar street near VEFA Centre. The weather forecast is rather good! Contribution towards the Museum is 20...

Happy Birthday Bactria Dec14

Happy Birthday Bactria...

On December 14, 2001, Bactria was born! It is already 15 years since Bactria has started its involvement in the cultural life of Dushanbe and Tajikistan, through different kinds of events, language courses, art and culture project. Bactria’s team is anticipating to share some happy moments with you through series of events devoted to celebration of this anniversary. We are looking forward to seeing all  partners of recent years that have contributed to the success of Bactria!  Events Program Wednesday, December 14th  : Painters exhibition in Bactria. Opening at 12.00. Exhibition will last till January 2017  Wednesday,  December 14th – 13.00 : Show by French languages universities  students in Bactria  Thursday December15th – 19.00 :  Music concert in Opera Ballet (free entrance) Thanks to all of...

Planetarium shows new season! Mar29

Planetarium shows new season!...

In the National Museum- Osorkhonai milli at the National Flag During week-ends as well as during April Space Days (Gagarin’s flight ) from 11 a.m. till 4 p.m. First Digital Planetarium (Full Dome) shows in Tajikistan! With: Free presentation of Fragments of a Photo Exhibition “Magic Space ” consisting of 2 parts: 1) “ Many Inspired Steps” Devoted to the 50-th Anniversary of the First Human Stepping on the moon Many Inspired Steps was organized by Thomas A. Lesser (who has donated the exhibition) and is distributed by Audio Visual Imagineering, Inc. (which has donated the distribution of the exhibition) to “Donish” Planetarium. 2) “From the depth of the Earth to…” devoted to the 55-th anniversary of the First Human Flight to the space. Organized by Donish Planetarium (The complete version of the Exhibition will be hopefully presented soon byApril 12 depending on Translation, Structuring and Printing issues) And with free planetarium presentations for all expat children-guests under 10! Approximately half an hour full dome presentations created and granted by NASA and Carnegie center “Two small pieces of Glass, amazing telescope” and “IBEX” will be offered in English for groups of more than 10 people, by demand! There are other shows in Russian too! You will hear Gagarin’s original “Poekhali!”, Armstrong’s first words after landing on the Moon. And, Yes, you can also participate with your photos, paintings, stories, experience and knowledge sharing with young and not so young visitors. As the Tajikistan Academy of Science Institute specialists, doctors and young researchers will do there with their lectures and talks about Tajikistan Astrophysics Institute history and work, their prominent achievements and Tajikistan Observatories! Do you remember that Ms. Gerasimenko Svetlana who first discovered the comet for European Rosetta and Fili works in Tajikistan?! Take your children, students, families and friends to enjoy and benefit!...

Francophone Week 2016 Mar29

Francophone Week 2016...

It’s here, it’s beautiful, it just came out, the Francophonie Week 2016...

Spring Handicraft Fair Mar11

Spring Handicraft Fair...

The Spring Handicraft Fair is this weekend 12-13 March 2016! In celebration of the coming spring, Dushanbe Municipality and Union Craftsmen of Tajikistan will be hosting the Spring Handicraft Fair at the Dushanbe Handicrafts Centre on the 12-13 March 2016, inviting artisans from throughout Tajikistan as well as Kyrgyzstan to display their craftsmanship. The fair will be held at the Navruzgoh Building, the big building at the hippodrome/racetrack. The event will be held outdoors in the plaza in front of the building, if weather permits. (It will be held inside the building, if it rains.) In parallel with the sale of handicrafts, events such as music and dance performances, fashion shows from such designers as Madyuna, Nafisa Imranova, Khurshed Sattorov and Farvardini Otashin, and much more will take place for entertainment of visitors. Moreover, the program of the fair will include master classes, in which the masters will guide participants through the tradition and techniques of their art. Driving instructions: If you are coming from Rudaki Ave., go west on Ismail Somoni Ave. and turn off south onto Takhmos St. (former Hofiz Sherzoi Ave.aka „betonka‟) at the first bridge. The Navruzgoh Building (hippodrome/racetrack) will appear onthe left. You can also come from Ayni Street. Take Ayni Street west, and turn off north onto Takhmos St. (former HofizSherozi Ave., aka „betonka‟) just before the river. The Navuzgoh Building (hippodrome/racetrack) will appear on the right. There will be parking in a lot on the south side of the Hippodrome, as well as street parking in the vicinity. Public transport: From the bridge off of Ismoil Somoni Ave. (See map) you can take No. 19 or No. 35 minibus. For further information, please contact: Manizhai Rustamzod, PR & Network Expert, Union of Craftsmen of Tajikistan, +992-904-13-00-77 (English, Russian or Tajik) or Reiko Hirai,...

Bactria Birthday! Dec08

Bactria Birthday!

Come and celebrate BCC’s birthday !! (December 20th) Venez fêter l’anniversaire du CCB !! (20...