March 23, 2019

The Uzbek Food Festival in The Hague

Austrian Ambassador Heidemaria Gürer, a craft artist from Uzbekistan and H.E. Mr. Dilyor Khakimov, Ambassador of Uzbekistan.

By Roy Lie Atjam.

The Hague, Wednesday 31 October 2018 – The Ambassador of Uzbekistan accredited to the Netherlands H.E. Mr. Dilyor Khakimov, organized the Uzbekistan Food festival “Uzbek Flavours” together with Crowne Plaza Promenade and Diplomat Magazine.

An authentic Uzbek silk, carpet and artisanal market complemented the Food Festival.

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18. Mr Abdahmed Saleh Yaffai, Minister Counsellor, Embassy of Yemen,

Mr. Levan Khorkheli, Counsellor of the Embassy of Georgia, Mr. Wilhen Nehomar Diaz Lara, Chargé d’affairs, Embassy of Venezuela, H.E. Mr Mikalai M. Barysevich, Ambassador of Belarus, H.E. Ms. Ngô Thi Hòa, Ambassador of Viet Nam, H.E. Mrs. Heiemaria Gürer, Ambassador of Austria, Uzbekistan Ambassador Khakimov, H.E. Mr. Magzhan Ilyassov, Ambassador of Kazakhstan, Mr. Boris Zhilko, Minister Counsellor, Embassy of Russia, H.E. Mr. Amgad Abdel Ghaffar, Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Mrs. Zhilko spouse of the Russian Minister Counsellor, Mrs. Tatsiana Barysevich, spouse of the Belarus ambassador and Mrs. Akmaral Aydarbekova, spouse of the Ambassador of Kazakhstan.

The famous Uzbek Chef  Shomurod Samaev prepared a mouth watering dinner consisting of Starter Mokhora – chickpea soup, three Uzbek Samsas: one with mutton, one with pumpkin and one with greens flour, meat, pumpkin, greens, onion, mutton fat.

Main course palov= rice with lamb, manti=steamed dumplings stuffed with lamb and pumpkin. Further Qozon kabob, Lamb brisket, potato, onion Dessert Behiyougogbleau = quince with crushed walnut.

Uzbek palov.

Ambassador Dilyor Khakimov and his colleagues from Egypt, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Vietnam, Cuba, Venezuela, Russia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Austria, Yemen along with diplomatic representatives, friends of Uzbekistan, Dutch MFA and business acquaintances, all enjoyed the fabulous dinner and art market.

Ones more, Uzbekistan shines in the Netherlands.

The Ambassador of Viet Nam H.E. Ngô Thi Hòa, Mrs. Tatsiana Barysevich. from Belarus and the Ambassador of Cuba, H.E. Ms. Soraya Alvarez.


H.E. Mr. Magzhan Ilyassov, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Dr. Mayelinne De Lara, Diplomat Magazine Publisher.



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