This year the Silk and Spices Festival took place from 15-18 June in Bukhara, Uzbekistan. HNI affiliate Bukhara Crafts Development Centre is the founder of the festival, which dates back 20 years. On this occasion around 500 people from around the world attended the event, as well as 50 artisans.

The festival is held by a presidential decree, given that the small businesses have become unique and of importance to the country. The goal of the festival is to develop tourism and handicrafts, and to be a bridge between cultural dialogue and commonwealth.

About Bukhara Crafts Development Centre

The mission of the Centre is as follows:

The purpose and tasks of the Centre are: