From the 6 to 8 of November 2016, by the initiative of the UIMC and with an invitation of Ukrainian government the Director of the National Art Museum of China – Wu Weishan, head of the Culture committee of the Silk Road – Pan Ikui and other representatives of the National Art Museum of China have visited the capital of Ukraine – Kiev.
The Chinese delegation had the official meeting at the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine where the prospects of cooperation of the National Art Museum of China and the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine were discussed. Following the discussion, the Minister of Culture of Ukraine – Yevhen Nishchyk awarded Wu Weishan with the Award for merits for the Ukrainian nation in culture.
The guests from Beijing also visited the National Art Museum of Ukraine, where was held the art exhibition of Vladimir Koziuck dedicated to the theme of China. At the official part of the exhibition opening Wu Weishan was awarded with the Order of Glory of Ukraine by the head of Ukrainian People’s Embassy (The Fund of the first President of Ukraine Leonid Kravchyk).
During their visit to Kiev, the guests also met with the representatives of the National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture of Ukraine and visited the exhibition of Andrei Chebykin – the rector of the Academy.