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Central Asian Spring Festival Navroz organised by Cambridge Central Asia Forum and the Centre of Development Studies

last modified Mar 17, 2015 10:55 AM
Central Asian Spring Festival Navroz organised by Cambridge Central Asia Forum and the Centre of Development Studies

Navroz Festival

The Central Asian Spring Festival Navroz took place on 11 March 2015 at the Cambridge Guildhall. It was organized by the Cambridge Central Asia Forum and the Centre of Development Studies together with the Cambridge University Kazakh Society, Cambridge University Uzbek Society and Cambridge University Azerbaijan Society. Official representatives from the different Central Asian countries also attended and supported the event. This was a wonderful chance to discover the different cultures of Central Asia, traditional costumes, dance, music and samples of regional food. One of our PhD students, Serik took part with his wife in the re-enactment of a traditional Kazakh bridal ceremony. Bolashak programme interns and many of our students were involved in organising and making this event a success.

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