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International Netsuke Society created a chapter for the CIS, headed by Boris Filatov

At the annual congress of the International Society of Netsuke (collectors) which was held in May 20-25 in Los Angeles, it was decided to set up a chapter in the CIS countries of the International Society of netsuke.

Art historians, cultural experts, historians, collectors of netsuke from different countries of the CIS entered the new organization. Boris Filatov,  theUkrainian (Dnepropetrovsk), was elected a Chairman of the CIS chapter of the International Netsuke Society.

As B. FILATOV reported to UNIAN, Chapter of the CIS countries of the International Netsuke Society set itself the aim to carry out scientific research in the history of netsuke, publication of scientific works, promotion of netsuke culture in the CIS.

"International Netsuke Society gave us the great honor by founding the Chapter of the CIS countries. But the Chapter can be associated with the territory of former Soviet republics only relatively. In fact, any fan from Moscow or New York who thinks or speaks in Russian, can become a member of our Chapter. Today, the global world has shrunk in size so that it does not matter where you live or work. The main thing is, what is your mental civilizational choice. We therefore welcome all new members from Kiev and Chisinau, Minsk and Moscow, Tokyo or Paris ", - said B. FILATOV.

UNIAN reference. International Netsuke Society (http://www.netsuke.org), founded in 1975, is the largest international organization of netsuke collectors, uniting members residing in 31 countries.

B. FILATOV – is netsuke collector. He enjoys studying history, culture, art, philosophy and anthropology of Japan. He has an extensive netsuke collection, which provides the miniature sculptures of various Japanese artists of XVII-XIX centuries.

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