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2nd MAQOM ART INTERNATIONAL FORUM - O'zbekiston Respublikasining Buyuk Britaniya va Shimoliy Irlandiya Birlashgan Qirolligidagi elchixonasi


Terms and conditions of participation

27-28 June, 2024 in Zomin city of Jizzakh region, Uzbekistan.


Purposes and functions

Maqom Art International Forum was established to popularize widely one of the rare genre of classical and musical art of maqamat - classical music of the east, preserve and develop, to expand public attitude of youth to maqomat art, strengthen relations of friendship among nations, make scientific and creative cooperation, expand cultural and spiritual relations internationally.


Maqom Art International Forum (hereinafter referred to as the “Forum”) is held from 2018 year, once in two years, by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Uzbekistan.


The following events of the Forum:

  • A scientific-practical conference, on subject “Development perspectives of maqom art:  theoretical and practical foundations” (hereinafter referred to as “A scientific-practical conference”);
  • Competition of maqom ensembles, singers and instrumentalists (hereinafter referred to as the “Competition”);
  • Solo concerts of master performers of Uzbekistan and the World.


Music bands (including up to 7 persons), solo singers and instrumentalists of maqamat, musician-scientists, Festival directors, music managers, journalists are invited to the Maqom art International Forum.


Famous music scientists of the world, artists, creative teams, composers, specialists and honorable guests may participate in the Forum by invitation of the Forum Organizers.

Applicants should fill in special applicant’s form with attached their materials and performing programs, files and send it to the Organizing Committee’s email – maqomartinternationalforum@gmail.com  till May 20, 2024.


Organizing Committee will announce the list of participants, who will be invited to the Forum till 1st June, 2024.


Forum Organizers will take responsibilities for only internal expenses in Uzbekistan (meals, accommodation and transportation). Also, Forum organizers may consider the matter about covering the international flight of participants.


International Juries

International juries which included 7 persons are arranged by Organizational Committee for assessing participants’ performances during the competition.


In process of assessing the main criteria are:

Original-national features of maqamat - classical music of the east;

Artistic and esthetic matters;

Performers’ skills;




At the scope of Forum, winners of the competition are rewarded with diploma, statuette and the following fees:


“Grand Prize” – 15 000 USA dollars

1st place – 2, for each 10 000 USA dollars

2nd place – 2, for each 7 000 USA dollars

3rd place – 2, for each 5 000 USA dollars


Also, within the scope of Forum, in order to support and encourage participants on the following nominations: “Professional maqom singer”, “Professional maqom instrumentalist”, “Professional master of maqom”, “Professional maqom propagandist”, “Professional young maqom artist”, “Professional maqom composer” are rewarded with special gifts and premiums.


Rights of Forum Organizer

To permit for broadcasting and transmitting Forum participants’ performs into other organizations;

To prepare and distribute audio, video, printed press and other media products during the Forum;


Submission of Documents for A scientific-practical conference, on subject “Development perspectives of maqom art:  theoretical and practical foundations”


To facilitate the seamless organization of the conference, we kindly request the submission of the following documents till 20th May, 2024:

  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Color Photograph
  3. Copy of Passport (for ticket and hotel reservations)
  4. Articles intended exclusively for conference participants and speakers.


These articles will be considered for inclusion in our magazine and Festival Catalog. You may also submit a PowerPoint presentation.

To maintain the confidentiality of your information, please forward the aforementioned documents to the following email addresses: maqomartinternationalforum@gmail.com   


Scientific degree, scientific title, honorary title


Phone number

(+ WhatsApp, Telegram)




Form of participation



Name of lecture or article

(without quotation mark)