The launch ceremony at the World Heritage site, Registan in Samarkand, Uzbekistan
The launch ceremony for Jin Akino’s photo album “TRADITIONAL MOMENT IN UZBEKISTAN” was held in Samarkand, Uzbekistan.
It was the first event for Japanese photographers to be held in Regsitan, one of the most famous World Heritage Sites in Uzbekistan.
Venue : Tylla-Kori Medressa in the Regsitan Ensemble
Date : June 11th, 2019
Hosted by the Registan Ensemble）
The state of the ceremony was widely reported in the local media (TV and newspaper).
Mr. Behruz Marufiy, Director, Registan Ensemble
Mr. Nu’mon U. Mahmudov, Retired Director General, Samarkand State Museums, Vice-Chairman of the Advisory Council at the Department of Culture of the Samarkand Province
Mr. Anatoliy I. Ionesov, Founder and Curator, Samarkandiana International Encyclopedia Project
Mr. Akbar Fozilov, Chairman, Samarkand Regional Branch of the Academy of Arts of the Uzbekistan
Mr. Rahim Qayumov, Director, Scientific-Practical Museum-Laboratory of the Samarkand State University
Mr. Nikolay T. Sultanov, Art Director, Samarkand Puppet Theatre
Mr. Alexander I. Kharitonov, Professional Photographer and Photojournalist, Samarkand