Photo of a group of people looking at the various exhibits at the Kyrgyz Republic National Historical Museum.
Photo Credit: Zhanygul Sulaimanova/USAID Advancing Nutrition

USAID Advancing Nutrition recently participated in the highly anticipated "Night at the Museum" event at the National Historical Museum in the Kyrgyz Republic. Held on the evening of May 18th, the event drew over 5,000 attendees.

The evening celebrated culture and heritage with over 60 activities organized by cultural institutions, public creative funds, international organizations, and more. Attendees were treated to live concerts, master classes, displays of ethnic fashion, and performances by various ethnic groups (including Indian, Chinese, and Japanese), as well as diaspora performances.

USAID Advancing Nutrition staff engaged with attendees by sharing information about nutrition and wellness, organizing a Jeopardy game about children's and women's nutrition, actively promoting healthy eating habits, and presenting the agricultural potential of the Kyrgyz Republic through an engaging photo exhibition.

The "Night at the Museum" event was a memorable evening, commemorating cultural diversity and featuring captivating performances. USAID Advancing Nutrition's participation added a unique dimension, highlighting the interconnectedness of culture and nutrition in building a healthier society.