Promotion of the potential of media tourism in Uzbekistan in the framework of the «Berlinale»

Promotion of the potential of media tourism in Uzbekistan in the framework of the «Berlinale»

On the fifth day of the European Film Market, as part of the Berlinale, many meetings were held at the national pavilion of Uzbekistan with great potential for further successful cooperation.

One of the most fruitful was the meeting with representatives of the prestigious publication “KFTW” UK with an English-language online platform covering the entire world film industry, as well as a amount of 50,000 publications a year, including all major film festivals. In the next edition, KFWT is planning to publish information about Uzbekistan, Cinematic potential of country, photographs of local locations and historical sites.

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On the same day, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the Federal Republic of Germany Nabijon Kasimov visited the National Pavilion of Uzbekistan. During the conversation were discussed the strategies for attracting film companies for cooperation and filming on the territory of Uzbekistan. “In the modern world, Film tourism is becoming one of the freshest and most interesting directions in the travel industry, and also acts as an effective driver for the development of new products: film museums, tours to places of filming, as well as demonstrations of existing attractions. There is enormous potential and Uzbekistan must develop this type of tourism. We need to focus all our efforts to attract film investors to the republic and achieve the result, Uzbekistan Embassy in Germany is ready to assist in targeted cooperation with every film production company in Germany, Sweden, Switzerland and the Czech Republic, ”said the ambassador.