Sukhbat Aflatuni How to make poetry live in big cities

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Why do we need poetry and how it can transform societies? Here are few questions by poet and novelist Sukhbat Aflatuni. Poetry is the bridge that links eras, cultures and countries together, yet lately, humanity is observing the depreciation of this unique art. Societies are forgetting the power of poems. Sukhbat is offering his vision on the future of Tashkent and how we can bring the poetry back to the city.

Mirkhan Sagitov How running can transform people and cities

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The founder of “Tashkent Runners” society Mirkhan Sagitov shares his story of transformation after running. Other than getting into shape, running inspired him to set new goals, filled with energy to achieve them and got him acquainted with like-minded people. After changing his own life and the lives of other people, Mirkhan is dedicated to inspire the city for action and pave the path for world class running marathons.

Aleksandra Safonova Lessons learned from raising a child

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Aleksandra Safonova was very conscious about giving the birth to the first child and planned every big step for the next several years. As her son came to life and grew, she realized that her plan is not working. This made her reassess the plan and grow along and from her son. Do parents bring the children up or vice-versa? What does it mean to be a child? What can you learn from a human being who is several years behind you? Watch her talk to embrace Aleksandra’s revelations.

Shakhzod Parpiev Building trust in therapists

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Therapist Shakhzod Parpiev is breaking down the stereotypes about people living with mental disorders. By drawing parallels between the soul and the body, he is revealing the secrets of our soul and mood. Shakhzod also talks about social boundaries that Hinder mental health treatment.

Nikita Makarenko How to understand any art and change the life around you

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Art is the most diverse, bright, therefore the most controversial side of our existence which often times questions our understanding of good and bad. Nikita Makarenko breaks down the phenomenon of art, its purpose and the ways to understand it. His module is aimed to help the ordinary person navigate the world of creativity and develop assessing abilities.

Catherine Khvan Cancer is not a death sentence: my story of revival

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When 28 years old interpreter and journalist Catherine Khvan faced a life challenge, she understood that willpower and determination will define the well-being of her own and her close ones. Along with priorities, she changed her plans for future and gained acceptance as well as love for herself. A heartwarming story of severe disease, acceptance and finding strength to keep on moving forward.

Ohista Jamshid The beauty of being different

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All her life, Ohista had to live in the shadow of her eminent parents. The burden of Zakirov’s family caused the fear of acceptance and comparison. Yet, on the way to embracing herself as a singer, she learned that the family name shouldn’t stop her being herself. An authentic life story of celebrating uniqueness by the lead singer of Dalahast group.

Farkhad Artikbaev Unique should not stand for bad

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Once Farkhad’s healthy son found himself feeling bad. The search of cure brought them to various doctors that were helpless to explain the changes happening to Mukhammadali – the son of Farkhad, who was later diagnosed with autism. Despite the hardship, this inspired Farkhad to fight for the rights of children with autism. The talk on why it is important to transform people towards inclusive society.

Sukhbat Aflatuni How to make poetry live in big cities

Mirkhan Sagitov How running can transform people and cities

Aleksandra Safonova Lessons learned from raising a child

Shakhzod Parpiev Building trust in therapists

Nikita Makarenko How to understand any art and change the life around you

Catherine Khvan Cancer is not a death sentence: my story of revival

Ohista Jamshid The beauty of being different

Farkhad Artikbaev Unique should not stand for bad

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