International Week of Ziyarah Tourism (Pilgrimage Tourism) is going to be organized in various regions of Uzbekistan during 1 November – 7 November this year.
Within the framework of the event, various exhibitions, seminars, scientific and practical conferences and cultural and educational workshops aimed at the development of pilgrimage tourism, as well as the promotion of thematic souvenirs, will be held.
In particular, the program of the International Pilgrimage Tourism Week will cover the following events:
The official opening
Conference "Islamic heritage of Uzbekistan"
The festival of folk melodies and songs in the new Tourist Center "Silk Road" in Samarkand (November 1)
Festival "Ko'ngil ohanglari" ("Melodies of the heart") in Registan
A tour of the sights of the city of Samarkand (November 2)
Forum “Alumni of the Mir Arab Madrasah”
A tour of the sights of the city of Bukhara (November 3)
Exhibition "Modern Islamic architecture" in the memorial complex of Bahauddin Naqshband
Exhibition "Islamic calligraphy and decoration" in the center of crafts "Naqshband" in Bukhara (November 4)
Conference dedicated to the "scientific heritage of Mahmud az Zamakhshari" in the center of Ichan-kala
International craft exhibitions and fair of masters of applied arts and artisans of different nations "Masters of the World"
"Khiva - the capital of tourism of the Islamic world"
Conference "Instructions of Najmiddin Kubro" in Khiva (November 5)
“Round table” dedicated to the topic “Islamic economy”
Exhibition “National clothes”
Excursion to the Khazrati Imam complex in Tashkent (November 6)
Conference "Halal tourism" in the congress hall "Tashkent City"
The festival "Halal food" in the park "Navruz",
The closing ceremony of the International Week of Ziyarat tourism
Gala concert in "Tashkent City" (November 7)
The main goal of the International Ziyarah Tourism Week is to unlock the potential of pilgrimage tourism in Uzbekistan, present the country as one of the most important centers of world civilization, gain high recognition from the world community and international organizations, as well as diversify pilgrimage tourism services in Uzbekistan and increase tourism exports.