Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Ukraine was represented at “Bokmässan” International Book Fair in Gothenborg

October 2, 2017 (Embassy of Ukraine in the Kingdom of Sweden) On 29 September - 1 October 2017, annual “Bokmässan” International Book Fair took place in Gothenborg. Ukraine was represented at the art stand "Ukraine" (organized with the assistance of the community organization of Ukrainians in Sweden "Ukrainian Alliance of Sweden" (chairwoman - Tetyana Rep) with the participation of representatives of other community organizations of Ukrainians in Sweden - members of the "Ukrainian Alliance of Sweden", in particular, "Ukrainian Cossacks" (chairman - Alexander Erikson) and "Ukrainian Women's Association in Sweden" (chairwoman – Zoryana Kiktsö). Books of Oleksandr Prytula, founder of “Spas” All-Ukrainian organization of Ukrainian Cossack fight, were presented at the art stand.
Ukrainian Institute in Sweden (director - Natalya Pasichnyk) organized participation of Ukraine in the stand of EUNIC (European Union National Institutes for Culture), where prominent Ukrainian writer, poet and translator Yuri Andrukhovych took part in the grand seminar “New Dimensions of Freedom” and discussion club “Cafe Europe”. Key outlines of the current developments in Ukrainian literature within the framework of comprehensive democratization processes in Ukraine and restoration of Ukraine’s national identity were presented to the Swedish and international audience.
H.E.Ambassador of Ukraine to the Kingdom of Sweden Mr.Ihor Sagach took part in the events. 
Visitors and guests of the annual  “Bokmässan” International Book Fair in Gothenborg were highly interested in the presence of Ukraine in the event.