May 25-27, 2018 Bukhara will host the 17th traditional "Silk and Spices" festival. Its goal is to preserve the existing cultural heritage with all its specific features and level of artistic skill, as well as to support folk handicrafts such as gold embroidery, hand weaving, carving, carpet weaving, building artisanship, fine arts.

The program of the festival includes performances of folklore ensembles from the regions of the country, national games and amusements, master classes, tasting of Uzbek pilaf at the event "Palov Sayli", fashion show from young designers of Uzbekistan. The atmosphere of the eastern fairy tale will always recreate the colorful procession that will bring the guests of the festival thousands of years ago, when caravans loaded with silk and spices passed from China to Europe, passing through mountain passes and lifeless deserts stopped in blossoming oases.

The organizers of the event will be the Khokimiyat of Bukhara region, Bukhara regional department of State Committee for the Development of Tourism and the "Hunarmand" association of artisans.