Exhibition dedicated to National Reunion day opened in Kyiv

09:12, 23 January 2008
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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.

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