On January 22, 2015 in the Embassy of Ukraine to the Republic of Tajikistan, on the occasion of Sobornist’ Day of Ukraine an exhibition of Petrykivka decorative painting was presented.
At the beginning of the event the guests of the Embassy honored by the minute of silence the memory of peaceful citizens of Ukraine who died as a result of terrorist fire over the bus stop and a trolley in Donetsk. Ambassador of Ukraine in Tajikistan Viktor Nikitiuk informed those present about the Appeal by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to the European inter-parliamentary institutions and national parliaments in regard of mass shooting of people nearby Volnovakha.
Attendants of the exhibition were addressed by the Ambassador’s spouse Svitlana Nikitiuk, who told about the Petrykivka painting and exposed the guests to her own paintings made in this decorative style. To recall celebration of Sobornist’ Day and familiarizing with the Petrykivka painting, the guests received as a gift the paintings signed by the author. They tried as well their artistic skills through an inter-active master class given by Mrs. Nikitiuk.
Paintings filled with love to Ukraine were also prepared for the Sobornist’ Day by the children of the Embassy’s staff.
Representatives of the Ukrainian diaspora, diplomatic corps, public and mass media took part in the event.