A group of artists led by Yevgeny Malygin, the director of the St. Petersburg State Musical Chamber Theater "St. Petersburg Opera", visited the Samarkand regional musical drama theater accompanied by the director of the State Musical Comedy (Operetta) Theater of Uzbekistan, Abdusait G'aniev. - In recent years, the leadership of the Republic of Uzbekistan pays special attention to the development of culture and art, promotion of the country's rich cultural and historical heritage, E. Malygin said. - We are pleased that our relations with Uzbekistan are actively developing and strengthening. "St. Petersburg Opera" state musical chamber theater participated in the "OPERETTA.UZ" 1st International Forum of Musical Theaters held in Tashkent in April of this year. The purpose of our visit today is to strengthen mutual cultural ties and exchange experience.