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Kiev, Ukraine, Hosts "Dialogue with Nature" Exhibition

On October 11, 2007, "Dialogue with Nature," an exhibition of photographs taken by Daisaku Ikeda on his travels through Japan and abroad, opened at the National Art Museum of Ukraine in the capital of Kiev. The exhibition was organized by the Kiev National University of Trade and Economics and Soka Gakkai International with support from the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

This is the second time the exhibition has toured the country, which came about at the request of Ukraine Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Yuriy Kostenko, the former Ukrainian ambassador to Japan. Mr. Kostenko joined Rector Anatoliy Mazaraki of the Kiev National University of Trade and Economics and other university administrators of Kiev's education community as guests at the opening ceremony.

The exhibition ran through October 31.

[Adapted from an article in the October 16, 2007, issue of the Seikyo Shimbun, Soka Gakkai, Japan]