The Palace of Arts ‘Istiqlol’ has hosted the ceremony of awarding the main prize in the field of culture, arts, sports, journalism and art ‘Etirof-2015’.
The prestigious award is awarded by the Center of Culture and Arts of the Ministry of Youth Culture and Sports of Uzbekistan in cooperation with the social partners.
This year has been full of the bright victories of our athletes in major international competitions. The most high-profile victories include first places at the World Championships of taekwondoist Dmitry Shokin and judoist Diyora Keldierova. They were the winners in the categories ‘Best Athlete of the Year’ and ‘Queen of Sports Year’, respectively. Husniddin Norbekov, who won a license in the Paralympic shot put, took the title ‘The best Paralympic athlete of the year’. A ‘Best Sports Coach of the Year’ is the representative of the wrestling from Nukus, Jalol Yusupov.
“This year for me was a complete surprise. Of course, I am sure in my wards. However, I did not expect that Turabek Tirkashev would become World Champion. Cheering for the pupils in the international arena, I did not thought that these victories would be a decisive step towards the recognition. I did not expect that I would be the owner of this prestigious award,” Jamol Yusupov admitted.
Opening of the State Theatre of Opera and Ballet of Alisher Navoi after the reconstruction, construction of a new puppet theater in Andijan, the development of cinema, premieres throughout the year have been in the public spotlight. Therefore, visitors of the ceremony waited announcement of the winners in the respective categories so much. Shirin Mamatova has become a winner in the category of opera singers and Gulbahor Yuldasheva won nomination of historical images. Feruz Burhonov has been acknowledged as the best actor of the theater of Mukimi and Shahlo Temirova - of the Uzbek National Academic Drama Theatre.
In the cinema, Yulduz Razhabova, best known for the films ‘Falling Leaves’, ‘Tourist’, ‘Blow’, and Shohruh Nasimov, acted in the film ‘Odnoklassniki.ru’ and other works, have been recognized as the best actors.
On this day, the sculptor Aslanbek Alnazarov, craftsman Jasur Zhumaev, dancer Dilorom Madrahimova and ensemble ‘Oybek and Nigora’ came to congratulate colleagues with awarding of one of the most prestigious national awards to colleagues. Nuriddin Khaydarov has received the award ‘For merits in the field of art’.
Composer Oydin Abdullayev, singer Abdurashid Yuldoshev and Malika Egamberdieva were awarded in the field of music. The best singer in traditional style was Nuriddin Khamrokulov.
‘The best producer of the youth programs of the year’ was Bakhtiyor Safarov; nomination among radio broadcasters has been won by Ibrokhim Akhmedov and among journalists - Jamshid Umrzokov.