A captivating exhibition titled "In the Eye of the Storm" opened in Kyiv on June 22, thanks to the initiative of the Israeli Embassy in Ukraine. The exhibition, part of the renowned "Arsenal of Books" book fair held annually in the heart of Kyiv, showcased the artistic talents of six Israeli and six Ukrainian children's book illustrators.
Among the esteemed guests who visited the fair were President Volodymyr Zelensky and his wife, who took the time to appreciate the Israeli exhibition amidst their busy schedule.
The core message of the exhibition was clear: children's books serve as a refuge, a safe haven amidst the storm, for many children in both Israel and Ukraine. In times of uncertainty and adversity, these books provide solace and comfort, accompanying children on their journey through challenging times, even during moments of alarm.
"In the Eye of the Storm" not only delighted visitors with its enchanting illustrations but also conveyed a profound message of resilience and solidarity.
The opening of the exhibition was officiated by Deputy Ambassador Liron Finkelstein, who emphasized the importance of nurturing the creative spirit of children and promoting cultural exchange between Israel and Ukraine.
The collaboration between Israeli and Ukrainian illustrators showcased the power of art to transcend boundaries and unite people through storytelling and imagination.