Embassy of Ukraine in Australia

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Cultural and humanitarian cooperation between Ukraine and New Zealand

Cultural and humanitarian cooperation with New Zealand is based on the interaction with the Ukrainian community of this country.

In 2016, New Zealand hosted a photo exhibition for the 25th anniversary of Ukraine's Independence.

New Zealanders traditionally compete for the highest awards at the Annual multicultural Festival in New Zealand.

In 2017 the Ukrainian community of Oakland presented the embroidered map of New Zealand to the New Zealand Parliament.

On a permanent basis, Ukrainian  centers in New Zealand are involved in the cultural and humanitarian projects  - contests  on the occasion of the Independence Day, conducting thematic lessons on Ukrainian studies, celebrating the anniversary dates of the birth of T. Shevchenko and I. Franko, the anniversary of the Holodomor and the Revolution of Dignity.

Among other important events:

- May 10, 2008 planting the symbolic avenue of trees, dedicated to the victims of 1932-1933 Holodomor in Ukraine was planted in the city park of Aukland.

 - Awarding of Ukrainian Association of New Zealand (UANZ) by the Diploma of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine for the hard work and professionalism.

- Holding the Anniversary Fifth Festival of Ukrainian Culture in Wellington with the participation of Ukrainian and foreign communities, political and business circles (September 2013).

- Trip to Ukraine of Junior sports team of New Zealand to participate in the World Championship in Athletics (July 2013, Donetsk).

- Participation of New Zealand poet D.Kamali in Lviv International Literary Festival (September 2013). Publication of his works in Ukraine.