On November 12, 2015 the gala concert of the International Festival – Art competition of foreign students in Ukraine “Art without borders”, with the support of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine, the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, Ministry of Information Policy, National University of Kiev named after Taras Shevchenko, and the Public Council under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine held at the Kiev Concert Hall of the National Center for business and cultural cooperation “Ukrainian House”.
The purpose of this event was to strengthen and harmonize interethnic relations in the student’s environment, for the formation of a tolerant culture of communication, respect and understanding of cultural diversity and national traditions, and support talented artists to realize their creative potential.
Honorary guests of the festival - the heads and representatives of foreign embassies accredited in Ukraine, as well as student youth.
The participants of international festival were Ukrainian and foreign students from more than 15 countries. Our country was represented by the students of the Kiev National University named after Taras Shevchenko, who performed the Turkmen national dance “Bilezigim”, vocal performance in the Ukrainian language by the student of 4th year Khamraeva Nigar and vocal composition by the student of 4th year of the Kiev National Linguistic University Jumaniyazov Batyr.
Besides the concert part, program of the festival consisted of the awarding ceremony with certificates, prizes of the winners of the qualifying round of the festival among foreign students, where Turkmen students were awarded the Grand Prix for the dance number as well as the 1st and 2nd prizes in the vocal category.
The welcoming speech and congratulations to the multiethnic student gathering were made by the Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine S.Kvit, as well as by festival organizers and representatives of public organizations-partners of the event.