These minutes in Nikolaevsk regional palace of culture there passes an art exhibition of the Korean artists within the Koreyada-2008 festival. About 20 works are presented to expositions on the Korean subject.
At an exhibition it is possible to see a traditional embroidery on the Korean subject, the pictures written by acryle, children's drawings and even Russian dolls in the Korean national suits.
"We brought works of North Korean artists because their creativity is traditional from Kiev. As at an exhibition works of the Kiev artist Larissa Kym and the Nikolaev artist Valeria Kim on the Korean subject are presented. The purpose of the All-Ukrainian festival "Koreyada-2008" - to show and tell about culture of Koreans of Ukraine", - the president of the Kiev association of Koreans Natalya Varich noted.
As within a festival everyone can mold the hands something from clay. From Kiev there arrived group of archeologists and ethnographers who brought the recreated subjects of tripolsky culture. It appears, the tripolsky culture has much in common with the Korean culture, in particular, elements of ornaments on ware are similar.
The manager of department of ethnography of the Nikolaev regional museum of local lore Elena Grinevich reported that now the staff of the museum collects and processes information on the Korean community of Nikolaev. The exhibition devoted to the Korean culture becomes continuation of this work, most likely.
In Nikolaev, according to data of the last population census, officially live 1 thousand 750 Koreans.