Eurasian Culture Week, 1 October

The opening of the Eurasian Culture Week in Romford was held on (London) On October 1st. It was organized by the Eurasian Creative Guild (London), with the support of Premier Cinema Romford, the Mercury Shopping Center and personal active participation of the member of the Guild Natalie Bays and film producer Spence Hawkins.

The first event of the festival was a discussion dedicated to the 175th anniversary of Abay. The discussion was led by David William Parry, Daniele H. Irandoost, Jonathan Fryer, Gulsifat Shahidi, Nurym Taibek, Bakhtygul Makhanbetova and John Farndon.
Representatives of the creative intellectuals in London and members of the Guild Jonathan Campion, Gulzada Hamra and others took an active part in the discussion.

After the end of the discussion, the official opening of the first exhibition of the fine arts “Peaks of Asia” took place. More than 50 works by artists from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Moldova and Russia were presented. Replicas of the most famous works from the State Museum of Art named after I.V. Savitsky (Uzbekistan), were presented in a separate block. Artists as Raisa Ambros (Moldova), Nadezhda Nalivkina (Russia), Olesya Shibaeva (Moldova), the representative of the Contemporary Art  entre of Tajikistan – Dzhanolbi Rakhmatova and the representative of the creative group “Peaks of Asia” – Gulzada Hamra (Kazakhstan – Kyrgyzstan) gave a speech at the opening of the exhibition.

The opening ceremony was attended by a member of Romford’s City Council, representatives of the Embassy of Kazakhstan and reporters from Russia UK, Romford Daily, Romford Recorder, Channel 24 KZ and others.

The opening of the Eurasian Cultural Week was the first event of this magnitude in Romford and one of the few in the UK to bring together creative people from around the world – artists, artisans, writers, filmmakers. 

During the week there will be more than ten events at different venues. This will be one of the highlights of the creative life in London.

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