…Forum participants will be welcomed by the organizers at the SIP hall of Fergana, Andijan, Namangan international airports and relevant border posts, as well as at Kokand and Margilan railway stations. Festival participants will be accommodated in hotels in Rishtan district. In addition, meals are organized in cafes and restaurants in Rishtan district.
Maintenance of public order at destinations where guests go, safety of traffic of vehicles serving them is ensured by the Regional Internal Affairs Department. In Rishtan district, in necessary situations, duty is organized in hotels where guests stay to provide qualified medical services to foreign and local participants of the Forum. The International Pottery Forum will be widely covered by the media.
September 21 — Thursday
Foreign and local craftsmen who visited the forum will be accommodated in the «International Pottery Center» in Rishtan district and in special places in the recreation park located in the center of the district.
For heads of foreign delegations and honorary participants of the scientific conference, visits to places of interest in Rishtan district and Kokand city are organized on the basis of special programs.
19.00-21.00 — Opening ceremony of the International Forum.
21.00-22.00 — Supper.
September 22 — Friday
08.00-09.00 – Breakfast
09.00-19.00 — People’s fairs, exhibitions of craftsmen from abroad and different regions of our republic, master classes, performances of puppeteers and gatekeepers, «Palov» competitions («International Pottery Center» and recreation park in the center of the district)
09.00-10.30 — opening ceremony of the exhibition dedicated to the traditional pottery of Rishtan (in the museum building of the International Pottery Center)
10.30-12.30 — scientific-practical conference on the topic «Preservation of traditional pottery and its development: problems and solutions» (at the Chinor hotel)
12.30-13.30 — Dinner
14.00-17.00 Scientific-practical conference on the topic «Preservation of traditional pottery and its development: problems and solutions» (at the Chinor hotel)
16.00-19.00 — Rest
19.00-21.00 — Concert with the participation of pop singers and folk groups (recreational park in the center of the district)
21.30-22.30 – Supper (according to the approved schedule)
September 23 — Saturday
08.00-09.00 – Breakfast
10.00-19.00 — People’s fairs, exhibition of craftsmen from abroad and different regions of our republic, puppetry and gatekeeper performances, «Palov» competitions («International Pottery Center» and recreation park in the center of the district)
10.00-12.00 «Successor of an ancient dynasty in pottery» and «Potter who revived ancient traditions» exhibition. («International Pottery Center»)
12.00-13.00 – Dinner
14.00-16.00 — «The best potter», «The youngest skilled potter» and «The most skilled female potter» competition. («International Pottery Center»)
16.00-18.00 — «Pottery — achievements and problems, successes and obstacles in the field of development and export of pottery products» round discussion. («Chinor» hotel)
19.00-21.00 Concert with the participation of pop singers and folk groups (recreational park in the center of the district)
21.30-22.30 – Supper (based on the schedule)
September 24 — Sunday
07.00-09.00 – breakfast
10.00-13.00 — Forum participants’ visit to the «O’rda» square in the city of Kokand to the 2nd International Festival of Craftsmen and attractions in the city of Kokand based on a special program.
13.00-15.00 — Dinner
15.00-16.30 — Free time
16.30-17.30 — The process of placing Forum participants in designated places on the «O’rda» square, where the closing ceremony of the 2nd International Festival of Craftsmen will be held
19.00-21.00 — Awarding of the winners of the Forum and the ceremonial closing ceremony will be held in the «O’rda» square as part of the International Festival of Craftsmen
21.00-22.00 – Supper
September 25 — Monday
06.00-07.00 – Breakfast
07.00-08.00 — Time to leave for the Kokand railway station
09.00-09.30 — Escorting ceremony of guests from Kokand railway station to the desired destination.