In honor of the “Year of tourism development and folk crafts” on the initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan, the International Festival of Folk Crafts and National Dishes was held on May 12, 2018 in the Botanical Garden “Iram”.
Representatives of the diplomatic corps and international organizations located in Dushanbe took part in this event and presented models of their national handicrafts and national dishes.
In concert with them, craftsmen from Dushanbe, districts of republican subordination, Sughd, Khatlon regions and the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast participated in the event. They demonstrated their models of folkcrafts and national dishes of Tajikistan.
The purpose of this event is to get acquainted with the cultural peculiarities and traditions of how to prepare national dishes of Tajik and foreign peoples, as well as the strengthening friendly relations and cooperation in cultural sphere between the states.
A number of Ambassadors and Heads of International Organizations participated in this event.
It should be noted that the Festival was held in a warm, friendly atmosphere. Guests and residents of the capital were impressed by the organization of the event at a high level.