Our mission is to promote diversity by building cultural and charitable ties
between the UK and countries of Central Asia and the Caucasus

Our Story

  • 2010

    CASF started out as 200-people concert
    of Central Asian music and dance and united Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan

  • 2011

    First time we held a networking reception after the concert

  • 2012

    Kyrgyzstan has joined CASF.
    First coverage by the national media in the region.
    Winner of Eurovision was one of CASF’s performers

  • 2013

    Tajikistan and Tatarstan have joined CASF.
    First time the event was held in a festival format, and it snowed!

  • 2014

    First time the event was held outdoors.
    Attracted our first external full-event sponsorship.
    A record 1 500 people attended the event

  • 2015

    A record 2,000 people attended the Festival
    First sports tournament (tatarcha koresh)
    Registered as a non-for-profit organization

  • 2016

    Ongoing preparation work for CASF 2016 on March 20th
    In the process of registering as a UK Charity
    Establishing CASF Side Projects and CASF Merchandising

Attended in 2015
Anniversary is celebrated this year
Separate donations were made since 2010
Pounds donated to charities across Central Asia

TEAM

All
Budget and Finance
Culture & Perfomance
Fundraising
Media
PR

Honorary members

Alrauf Kasimkhodjaev

Co-founder
ex. Head of British-Uzbek Society

Ayan Sagynbek Kyzy

Co-founder
ex. Head of Kyrgyz Students

Farhad Aliyev

Co-founder
ex. Head of UCL Azerbaijan Society

Aliy Akbarov

ex. Head of British Uzbek Society

Suman Kurbanova

ex. Head of UK Tajik Society

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