- Curator Aleksandr Ismailov
The Eastern culture fan club Diwan was founded in March 2008 by the lecturers and the Turkoman students at the VMU Centre of Foreign Languages as a non-political gathering. It is open to anyone interested in the languages and cultures of Asia’s Western (Turkey, Azerbaijan), Southern (Iran, Afghanistan) and Central (Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan) regions.
The meetings of Diwan, held once or twice a month, are devoted to the introduction of the most famous cinema masterpeices, most famous Turkish, Persian, Afghan, Azer, Uzbekh, Kyrgyz and other nations’ films and documentaries. Club’s members meet to discuss various topics of culture and literature, they are also visited by guests who read lectures.