Opening of the exhibition in honor of the President’s Day
In honor of the Day of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan and the announcement of 2025 as the International Year of Glacier Protection, the State Institution “National Museum” of the Executive Office of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, using the artifacts of its fund, opened an exhibition on 10.11.2023 in the Historical museum of the 2700th anniversary of Kulob under the title “Reflection of glaciers in the works of Tajik artists”.
Deputy chairman of Kulob Orzu Hamidiyan, Director of the State Institution “National Museum” Ibrohimzoda Zafarsho, Deputy Director General of the Kulob republican museum collection Shohrukh Asozoda, teachers and students of the Kulob State University named after Abuabdullo Rudaki, the Art College of Kulob named after Karatullo Qurbonov, the Institute of technology and innovation management in Kulob made speeches at the opening of the exhibition.
Director of the State Institution “National Museum” Ibrohimzoda Zafarsho in his speech noted that the celebration of the President’s Day is a source of pride for every citizen of the country, it is a symbol of appreciation for the unique historical merits of the Founder of Peace and National Unity – Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan honorable Emomali Rahmon. Thanks to the efforts of the great Leader of the nation, the 5th proposal of the Republic of Tajikistan was supported by most countries of the world, and 2025 was declared the International Year of Glacier Protection, which is a reason for the pride of the Tajik people.
The exhibition includes 19 works by artists such as Khushvakhtov H. “Landscape”, Khoshmuhammedov M. “Surkhob River”, Serebryansky B. Ya. “Landscape. Takob”, Dovutov Z. “Border of the Motherland”, Abdurahmanov I. “Spring”, Sharipov S. “Hushyori”, Sharipov Q. “Clean Water”, Fayzov K. “Fedchenko Glacier” and “Bivachny Glacier”, which introduce viewers to the beauty of the unique mountain landscapes of the country.
The high mountains of our country are an excellent source of glaciers. Glaciers, in turn, are considered as long-term water reserves and natural regulators of river flow, and are also considered one of the unique riches and sources of fresh water for the whole world, including the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan. The total area of glaciers in our country is about 8.5 thousand square kilometers, they make up almost 6 percent of the territory of the republic and are located at an altitude of 3500 to 7495 m.
It is worth noting that Tajikistan is rich in water resources, there are 13 thousand glaciers, 1300 lakes, 947 rivers, thousands of springs and mineral waters. In this regard, the artists with great love depicted beautiful landscapes in their works, including glaciers and the nature of the mountainous region.
This exhibition in the city of Kulob will last until 11/30/2023.