Celebration of Crafts, Culture and Food of Uzbekistan Coming to the Watertown Library

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(The following event was snowed out on March 13 and has been rescheduled)

A celebration of the crafts, food, music and dance of Uzbekistan will be held at the Watertown Free Public Library to mark the Uzbek national holiday of Navruz or New Day. 

The free event is being organized by Zilola Ashurova, who is originally from Uzbekistan and wanted to introduce the people of the Boston area to the Uzbek culture. The event, which will be held Friday, March 23 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Watertown Library, 123 Main St., Watertown.

During the event there will be an exhibition of handmade embroidery and a workshops on needle-work. There will also be Uzbek music and dance and attendees can sample Uzbek food.

There will also be travel videos showing highlights of Uzbekistan.

For more information contact Zilola at 781-354-0780, email zilola@greatsilkroadcraft.com or go to greatsilkroadcraft.com

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