“Time Out” – a worldwide online magazine of leisure and entertainment recently published a list of the 22 best new things to do in the world in 2022.
A trip to Uzbekistan along the Silk Road route took the honorable 10th place.
From grandiose museum openings to novelties in the field of music, art and theater - the international edition presented the coolest novelties that will happen anywhere in the world in the coming year.
The last time the “Time Out" list of best new things around the world was published in January 2020. But large-scale changes in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic have suspended the entire movement of the cultural world and created global isolation of all countries.
But, fortunately, time does not stand still, and global vaccination gives hope for a return to normal life. At the end of this year, the Time Out authors presented 22 of the best new activities in the world in 2022, from the opening of new museums to major concerts, theatrical performances and art exhibitions that many will not want to miss.
Among the leaders of the rating according to “Time Out": a visit to the house-museum of the legendary French actor and musician Serge Gainsbourg in Paris, a visit to the new Sou Fujimoto House of Hungarian Music (with a perforated roof) in Budapest, the Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto exhibition at the Queen Victoria Museum in Melbourne (Australia) and many other interesting places.
In Uzbekistan, the publication “Time Out" offers to plunge into the atmosphere of the ancient Great Silk Road, driving through the cities from Tashkent to Khiva on the high-speed train “Afrosiyob".
“Next year you’ll be able to retrace the fabled route of Marco Polo through Uzbekistan, from glitzy capital Tashkent to the sand-dusted city of Khiva in the west, all by high-speed rail. The extension of Uzbekistan’s railways will put Khiva – whose 94 mosques and 63 madrasas make it a Unesco World Heritage Site – within easy reach of visitors. And you know what else is cool? Both the new Silk Road Samarkand museum and the national State Museum of Arts are also set to open in 2022, no doubt shining further light on the region’s rich trading history.” - edition notes.
"Time Out" is a global weekly edition of entertainment and cultural life in the world, created in 1968 by publisher Tony Elliott in London. Today the magazine is published in 60 cities around the world.
In 2012, the circulation of the publication reached 55 000. A large proportion of this circulation was distributed by subscription, approximately 10-12 thousand were sold at kiosks for full price, and the rest of the circulation was distributed free of charge.
The publishers' plans include changing the business model in order to dramatically increase advertising revenue - reducing the volume of the magazine with a simultaneous increase in circulation to 300 thousand copies, half of which should be distributed free of charge at metro and railway stations, the remaining part in cultural centers and catering facilities.