Navruz is a vacation of spring and renewal. Picture: Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan
The spring vacation of Navruz has remained an integral a part of the lifetime of many peoples of the East for hundreds of years.
In Uzbekistan, as in different Central Asian nations, Navruz is stuffed with even deeper that means and content material. This glorious vacation has change into really nationwide and in Uzbekistan it unites representatives of greater than 130 nations and nationalities residing within the nation right into a single, cohesive household.
The United Nations declared March 21 the Worldwide Day of Navruz, it’s included within the Listing of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Mankind by UNESCO. In Uzbekistan, Navruz is extensively celebrated in all cities and areas of the nation. By custom, in the course of the celebration of Navruz, individuals go to relations and associates, and congratulate one another. Many facets of this vacation have similarities with conventional Chinese language Spring Pageant.
Festive Uzbek dishes like pilaf, prepare dinner samsa, chuchvara, halim and others are ready in every household. However the primary deal with of the vacation is the sumalak dish, which is cooked on a wooden fireplace from flour and sprouted wheat grains, generally with spices added. The sprouted grain is an emblem of life, heat, abundance and well being. On the eve of the vacation, a nationwide hashar on landscaping of the nation can be held.
At the moment, the state pays nice consideration to environmental safety in Uzbekistan. Underneath the initiative of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, a nationwide program “Yashil Makon” was adopted in 2021 to inexperienced every metropolis, mahali and streets. Throughout the framework of the challenge, they plan to plant 200 million seedlings yearly all through the nation over the following 5 years.
85 million seedlings had been planted final yr. Many organizations, mahallas, and most people of Uzbekistan took an energetic half on this motion. Within the spring of 2022, it’s deliberate to plant one other 125 million seedlings.
Because of the implementation of such a large-scale initiative, the realm of inexperienced areas within the cities of Uzbekistan has now elevated from 8 to 30 %. On the similar time, Uzbekistan introduced the beginning of the nationwide occasion “Inexperienced 12 months” on March 1 this yr. As a part of the implementation of this occasion, to start with, you will need to choose seedlings appropriate for the local weather of every area, undemanding to water, growing the variety of nurseries for his or her harvesting.
To this finish, the State Forestry Committee of Uzbekistan was instructed to distribute 10 million seedlings of fruit and decorative bushes to the inhabitants freed from cost, and the Committee on Highways was instructed to arrange protecting plantings alongside roads of worldwide and nationwide significance.