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Silk and Spices Festival is to take place in Bukhara in the end of May

The 18th Silk and Spices Traditional Festivalis scheduled to May 24-26.

The annual festival celebrates Uzbekistan’s cultural heritage and folk crafts such as gold embroidery, hand weaving, fine arts and others.

The program of the festival includes performances of folk ensembles from regions of Uzbekistan, national games, master classes, tasting of Uzbek pilaf at Palov Sayli (Pilaf Festival), fashion shows from young Uzbek designers.

The main event – a colorful procession of actors and dancers dressed in ancient costumes  takes guests back thousands of years ago, when caravans loaded with silk and spices travelled from China to Europe passing glorious Bukhara on their way.

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