A solemn reception dedicated to the 69th anniversary of Israel Independence took place on May 18 in Avec gallery.
The event was organized by the Israeli Cultural Center in Kharkiv of the Embassy of the State of Israel in Ukraine.
A photo exhibition “Jerusalem: Youth of the Eternal City” by the young Israeli photographers has been arranged for the anniversary, and thus the guests were surrounded by the photos.
The Kharkiv region authorities congratulated Israeli representatives with their main state holiday and wished the people of Israel peaceful sky, prosperity and well-being.
It was noted that today the economic relations between the Kharkiv region and Israel are actively developing. As a result of 2016, the region’s trade turnover with Israel amounted to more than $7 m.
The second secretary of the Embassy of the State of Israel in Ukraine, the head of the Israeli Cultural Center in Kharkiv, Alisa Liderman thanked the regional officials for their active cooperation with the center.
“Kharkiv Cultural Center has been operating for more than 20 years. I am grateful to the regional authorities for their support; thus` residents of the Kharkiv region can learn more about Israel. I am sure that we have many years of fruitful cooperation ahead of us,” Alisa Liderman said.
Text: Anastasia Mitrofanova
Photo: Kharkiv Regional Council