On March 5th, 2018, in the Embassy of Ukraine in the People’s Republic of China, a meeting of Women’s Club of the Embassy was held, dedicated to Victoria Ponomaryova’s book “Lanterns of Hope”, which was published a month ago by the Ukrainian publishing house "Bright Star Publishing" in its "Travels of Love" series.
The author told those present how the book was written, she described its main character – a young Chinese lady, her friend and teacher, whose life story made the basis of the book. Also, the letter sent by the heroine of the book on the joyous occasion of “Lanterns” publishing was read to the participants in the event.
Particular interest of the readers was attracted by the stories of V.Ponomaryova about how she studied Chinese at the courses for foreigners in Beijing, how she was getting adapted to life in China, how she was discovering the unique and extremely interesting Chinese culture.
It is noteworthy that it was to China that Victoria Ponomaryova devoted also her first book “Little Travels in Great China”, the fact that the author explains with having fallen in love with this beautiful country.