Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva and her husband Timur Tillyaev, a business professional have and are associated with a number of charities and charitable organisations in Uzbekistan. Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva is known for her dedication to philanthropic work. She has worked to champion charitable causes related to child welfare, peace, and cultural tolerance. Her work includes the You Are Not Alone Foundation. This is a nonprofit organisation that provides support to orphanages.
She also established a group which has already helped more than 7,500 children with special needs access services they need. This group is called the National Centre for the Social Adaptation of Children. Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva also runs, with the support of her husband Timur Tillyaev, a charitable project which awards scholarships to gifted young people in Uzbekistan. The scholarships awarded allow students to undertake postgraduate study at universities in Europe.
Not only is Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva a philanthropist, but she is also a Permanent Representative of Uzbekistan to UNESCO and a mother of three.
History of Uzbekistan
With a 2,000-year rich history, the Silk Road (a network of trade routes which connected the East (China) and West (Europe) between the 2nd and 18th centuries) now attracts history buffs and travellers alike from all over the world. People visit the area as they want to witness its unique beauty for themselves. Due to Uzbekistan’s geographical location, Ancient Uzbekistan was created from a range of different cultures. Therefore Iran, the Eastern Steppes, Siberia, India and China have all brought and added their own influences to the development of the country. This includes architecture and the arts in general. Examples of which can be seen throughout the country.
Uzbekistan: An Experience of Cultural Treasures of Colour
Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva has created a book which allows people to colour some of the most beautiful buildings and scenes in her home country of Uzbekistan. Therefore allowing you to bring the country into your own home. The book is designed for adults and children to learn more about and explore the country through an entertaining medium. It is perfect for anyone with an interest in Uzbekistan’s rich history and cultural heritage. The book contains pages dedicated to the Silk Road and surrounding area. It highlights some of the most significant sites in the country from fifth-century architecture right through to modern-day structures and works by local artists.
The Lola Karimova’s book allows people to take a journey of discovery through full-colour photographs and accompanying text explaining their historical importance and significance. Photographs include palaces, mosques, madrasahs and mausoleums together with other masterpieces of Islamic architecture along with ceramics, tapestries and textiles.
The book allows you to marvel at a range of breathtaking sites. These include the blue and gold of Samarkand and the holy city of Bukhara through to the intricate details of mosaics which are made up of complex and unique geometric patterns and motifs. Opposite the photographs on the right-hand pages of the book, readers can then colour their own pictures based on the photographs displayed on the left-hand page.