Floriculture And Flower Festival In Namangan

  • Yusupov Zafar Usmanovich


In this article, the factors that led Uzbekistan to call the city of Namangan a place of flowers are taken as an object. It is emphasized on what basis the city of Namangan was built in ancient times and who was the cause. The establishment of a cultural park in Namangan and the introduction of a flower festival were studied. The origins of the floriculture tradition in Namangan, its history and traditions have been celebrated in the traditions of our ancestors, as well as the ancient landscaping in the territory of Uzbekistan, the plants grown in the gardens of palaces and khan's hordes. A comparative analysis of the flower festival held during the dictatorial regime and the independence period is made. Information was provided about the people and organizations that have served and initiated the Flower Festival. The article tells about the varieties of plants that entered the territory of Uzbekistan from the European part of Russia, the methods of their propagation, as well as the people who are committed to their descendants. Also, the total number of trees and flowers in the Namangan Park, the dynamics of their reproduction was analyzed over the years.

It was noted that the Flower Festival is important not only in meeting the aesthetic needs of the population, but also in covering the city with goodness, and that this holiday is distinguished by its ethno-ecological aspects, as the other spring ceremonies.

It is noted that by the 20th years of independence, the scope of the flower festival in Namangan has expanded; the number of participants and guests has increased, as well as the initiative and enthusiasm of the regional leadership.

The article describes the history of the formation of the Uzbek people's love for plants, especially flowers, and the similarity of nature-related rituals found in the peoples of Europe and the East. It is also noted that the precautionary attitude towards the vegetable world of the Zoroastrian period before the advent of Islam has been polished from generation to generation and has not disappeared