Exhibition dedicated to National Reunion day opened in Kyiv
Folk artists from all over Ukraine crafted exhibits
President Victor Yushchenko attended the exhibition dedicated to National Reunion day which took place in the Ukrainian House, according to the President`s press-office.
At the exhibition V. Yushchenko was shown Rushnyk of National Union and Roman Bonchuk’s painting “Mega-history of Ukraine”.
Rushnyk of National Union is an embroidered linen 9 meters in length and 75 centimeters in width which has been crafted by folk artists from all over Ukraine during 2007.
Roman Bonchuk’s painting “Mega-history of Ukraine” painted in 2007 is a 30 by 5 meters canvas which depicts significant figures of the Ukrainian history – political figures, philosophers, writers painters. They are all divided into 19 groups symbolizing 19 periods of the Ukrainian history - from Kyiv Rus to present.