On November 21, 2018, on the occasion of the Day of Dignity and Freedom at the Ukrainian Cultural Center in Israel an evening devoted to the famous Ukrainian writer L.Ukrainka was held.
At the beginning, a diplomat of the Embassy of Ukraine in the State of Israel spoke about events during the Orange Revolution back in 2004 and the Revolution of Dignity in 2013. During these events Ukrainians were defending the European choice of Ukraine along with human rights and commitment to the ideals of freedom.
With words of gratitude were mentioned those who put their lives on the Maidan square to defend the democratic values and national interests of Ukraine, as well as those who defend our homeland nowadays.
Olga Leonova, the director of the Israeli branch of the Institute of the League of Culture and the Commonwealth, spoke about the prominent Ukrainian writer and poet L.Ukrainka, who fought for freedom and independence of Ukraine back in her day.
Within the framework of the evening an exhibition was opened. Posters such as "Famous Women. Lesia Ukrainka: life, creativity and will” were presented along a collection of articles by O.Ogneva, published by the M.Roerich’s House Museum in Odessa.