17th Independence Day Celebrations

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17th Independence Day Celebrations – 2008

The 17th anniversary of Tajikistan’s Independence Day coincided with the 7th annual general meeting of the Payvand society. Main venues for Independence Day pageantry were the historical city of Panjkent and the mausoleum of Rudaki in Panjrood. The international conference dedicated to the works and achievements of Rudaki was held in Dushanbe.  Main venues were the Academy of Science and the Institute of Oriental Studies. Out of 136 scholars expected to present papers in the conference, a handful could not attend for personal reasons or visa complications.  A list of participants and  the title of  their presentations is provided here.

15th Independence Day Celebrations

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15th Independence Day Celebrations – 2006

Payvand UK, in close cooperation with the head office of the Payvand society in Dushanbe (Tajikistan), organized a tour in which participants had a chance to take part in the 15th anniversary of independence, 2700 years anniversary of the city of Kulab, 7th bi-annual general meeting of Payvand and celebrations of Aryan Contribution to World Civilization.  Pictures of the event can be seen here.