On April 2, 2013 Ambassador of Ukraine in Israel H.Nadolenko attended the opening of the 6th International Cartoon Exhibition of Haifa and twin cities dedicated to the International Humor Day – April 1st.
The exhibition presents the best cartoonists’ cartoons from 5 countries: Ukraine (Odessa), Cyprus (Limasol), Russia (S - Petersburg), Germany (Maynts) and Israel (Haifa). From Odessa, works of such artists were exhibited as: O.Barabanshchikov, V.Djevaga, S.Dudchenko, P.Siguta, A.Sinishin, V.Stoyanov. At the same time, on April 1st, during Humor day celebration (Humoryna), such an exhibition was opened in Odessa. There, in turn, works of Israeli cartoonists were exhibited and to be displayed on Deribasovskaya.
During his speech, Ambassador of Ukraine in Israel said that wonderful Humor Day celebrating was brought to Israel from Odessa. He congratulated the organizers with the 6th anniversary of the event. At the same time H.Nadolenko reminded that Odessa Humoryna has celebrated its 40 years anniversary this year. In this regard, he wished Israeli organizers and artists the same successful creative longevity.
In addition, the Ambassador noted with appreciation the support of Haifa City Administration and organizations which helped the sixth time to hold an exhibition of cartoons at a high level. H.Nadolenko stressed that the organization of such festivals contributes to development and improvement both interstate relations and people to people contacts, in particular - between Ukraine and Israel.