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Celebration in Genk: “More than 70 years of common life: the history of the Ukrainian immigration to Limburg"

20 October 2018, 10:15

On October 19, we started 3days celebration in Genk “More than 70 years of common life: the history of the Ukrainian immigration to Limburg”.

The Ambassador of Ukraine in the Kingdom of Belgium Mykola Tochytskyi gave a welcome speech to the guests. 

The Burgomaster of Genk Wim Dries wished to Ukrainian diaspora wealth and prosperity. 

The Director of Bilateral Department from the Ministry of Foreign Affaires of Ukraine Vasyl Khymynets in the frame of his working visit has attended the event and expressed his best wishes to the Ukrainians in Belgium. 

The Honorary Consul of Ukraine in Limburg Kris Beckers made a historical excursus of Ukrainian presence in this region.

Well-known modern Ukrainian artist Roman Minin (MininArt) presented the collection of his amazing works.

The guests had the opportunity to learn more about bilateral relations due to the exhibition “Ukraine-Belgium: history of relationship late 19th - early 20th centuries”.