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NEWS AND EVENTS
April 16, 2011
Heroes of the Uzbek Land
in the artistic creativity of young talents Preparations for the celebration of the 20th anniversary of independence are in full swing today. Already diverse events occasioned to this momentous date are being organized all across the nation. One of such events was the concert show “Strongmen of Uzbek Land” prepared by the students of Uspenskiy Republican Specialized Music Academic Lyceum. Students should to personify the images of seven historical characters whose noble deeds imprinted indelible trace in the history of the Uzbek people. According to organizers, the main objective of this action was to foster the youth in the spirit of patriotism and devotion to national traditions. The event started with the performance dedicated to the great commander and statesman Amir Temur whose 675th birth date widely celebrates this year. Students of the third courses of the lyceum made presentations on Spitamen, Shiroq, Muqanna, Jaloliddin Manguberdi, on fruitful political and creative activity of Mirzo Ulughbek and Zahiriddin Muhammad Bobur. “Today is a notable day to us – best students of the lyceum compete in recreating the spirit of the past and all the significance of those historical events occurred on the way for gaining independence,” tells the history teacher, head of the department of social disciplines of the Uspenskiy Lyceum Ivan Jeleznyak. “Our students by means of art quite expressively depicted the image, feelings, power and grandeur of the people who despite the danger fought for the freedom of their motherland. Turning pages of our history we cannot but recollect about the shepherd Shiroq who led the army of Daria I to the deadly desert where he died with the enemies. It is barely possible to forget about Muqanna who called the people to fight against political and economic inequality and rule of the Arab Caliphate. Muqanna gathered over a hundred people and moved against the Arab aristocracy. Unfortunately, they were defeated, and Muqanna escaping the captivity burnt himself. All those deeds are staged and performed on the scene of our lyceum.” The concert was prepared under the assistance of the Mirzo Ulughbek branch of Kamolot youth civic movement with participation of young future directors, the graduates of the Tashkent State Institute of Arts of Uzbekistan. … National and modern music, folk dances, attire, acting skills – all the verges of the art got interwoven in the creativity of youngsters.

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