On March 7, 2014, H.E.Mr. Oleh Dyomin, Ambassador of Ukraine to the PRC, visited Tianjin Foreign Studies University and took part in events devoted to the 200th anniversary of Taras Shevchenko birthday.
Together with Mr. Xiu Gang, Rector of the University, he leaded the opening ceremony of Taras Shevchenko Centre of Ukrainian-Chinese Cultural Exchanges. Ukrainian Ambassador delivered “Taras Shevchenko, Ukraine and World” academic lecture before the audience.
On the occasion of the jubilee Ukrainian and Chinese students took part in the performance with declamation of Shevchenko verses and singing songs based on them.
Exhibition of the Ukrainian traditional folk paintings was held in the University and caused deep interest of the public.
The representative of Tianjin Municipal People’s Government, the University teachers, students of a number of other local universities including those who study in the city were present in the event.