RU  UK  EN
Статьи  >  Know  >  Diplomat of the Embassy of Australia Tim Bolotnikoff opens personal photo exhibition in the capital

Diplomat of the Embassy of Australia Tim Bolotnikoff opens personal photo exhibition in the capital

Автор: 23.01.2019 | ambassador, Australia, Kyiv
On January 22nd at the Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine with the support from the Embassy of Australia in Ukraine opening of the exhibition of photo works of the deputy Head of the Mission Tim Bolotnikoff "Southern Lands: Australia/Antarctica" was held.

He is an Australian diplomat and a photographer. In 2011 he spent six weeks travelling around East Antarctica and visited five research stations in Australian Antarctic Territory. Tim has lived and worked in Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Bangladesh and Ukraine.

BB06B633-CE9A-41BB-9CCE-BD58555F1A61.jpeg

Ms. Melissa O’Rourke, the Ambassador of Australia to Ukraine, began opening of the exhibition with a speech, in which she thanked the attendants for their attention to the initiative of the Australian diplomat. “Cultural events are an essential component of the activities of our Embassy and we are gladly sharing these pictures that decorate the walls of the library today for you to be able to learn about such interesting territories of Australia and Antarctica. It is one of the most interesting facets of the work of an Ambassador to be able to bring a piece of own state to the host country. For many Ukrainians Australia is a very distant world with parallel life, and Antarctica – even more so. Australia and Ukraine are connected to Antarctica by the fact that we have own research stations on that territory and, now that we’ve mentioned it, Ukrainian explorers headed for Vernadsky Research Base on January, 17 – and it is the largest Ukrainian expedition for the past 18 years”, the Ambassador stated.

C2985128-2E08-4F2A-8D21-A3C3F6D5D97F.jpeg

It is worth mentioning that Australia and Antarctica are perceived by the European community as exotic lands, amazingly distant, seemingly on the edge of the world. The two continents are strikingly different from one another yet similar in size and the vast of space under the endless sky. The selection of photos demonstrates magnificence and contrasts of landscapes on these continents.

Antarctic photos feature Australian Antarctic Territory – Australia claims rights for over 42 per cent of the continent. Australian explorers like Douglas Mawson played an important role during so-called Heroic Age of exploration of the Antarctica. Many international stations hold important scientific researches in the part of Antarctica that pertains to external territories of Australia. And as far back as 200 million years ago, before the continental drift, Australia and Antarctica used to be single mainland.

4EE498FF-674A-46F9-9CD3-C28839C74D62.jpeg

Antarctica is amazingly beautiful, but in the middle of the continent it holds barren lifeless land. Photos of Australia, to the contrary, show live landscapes that can however seem distant and unearthly at the same time, much like white Antarctic desert. Though it wasn’t the subject of the exhibition, it is important to remind that Ukraine also has scientific presence in Antarctica – Vernadsky Research Base on Argentine Islands of West Antarctica.

3E529907-6520-4C80-8CB9-880E08C74BD2.jpeg

The event was attended by the Ambassador of Indonesia to Ukraine, diplomats of the Embassy of Slovenia, head of the UN High Commissioner Mission for Refugees in Ukraine, representatives of the media and public figures.

Photos by OUTLOOK

Вам это будет интересно:
Everything on sale: Worlds's best markets and bazaars
In this day and age, it is difficult to surprise anyone, especially an urban resident, with some large department store or market, since nowadays one can buy everything from a humble convenience store next door. However, the iconic bazaars and flea markets are still operating across the globe, they are famous in legends and described with delight.
Ambassador Melissa O'Rourke held a diplomatic reception in Kyiv
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Commonwealth of Australia Melissa O’Rourke welcomed the guests of honor on 27 January on the occasion if the National Day . Ambassadors of India, Belgium, Greece, Afghanistan, Moldova, Kyrgyzstan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Switzerland, Slovenia and diplomats from other countries were invited.
The Embassy of India to Ukraine celebrated the Republic Day on grand scale
On January 27, the Embassy of India organized a reception to mark the 71st Day of the Republic of India. India gained independence from colonial occupation on August 15, 1947, and the Constitution of modern and independent India came into force on January 26, 1950. This day became the history of the state and has been celebrated since that times.
Ambassador Anica Djamić organized a concert in Kyiv on Croatia presidency of the Council of the EU
The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Croatia to Ukraine, Ms. Anica Djamić, organized a concert in Kyiv on the occasion of Croatia's presidency of the Council of the EU. Friends and partners of the diplomatic institution as well as statesmen visited the philharmonic.
Ambassador of Sudan in Ukraine Mohamed Eisa Ismail Dahab held a diplomatic reception in Kyiv
On the occasion of the Sudan National Day, a diplomatic reception took place in the capital of Ukraine, gathering at one of the five-star Kyiv hotels heads of diplomatic missions, regional and international organizations accredited to Ukraine, Ukrainian officials and Sudanese students studying in Ukraine.
Start of the conference "Turkmenistan and international organizations: cooperation for peace and development"
On January 14, 2020, the International Conference “Turkmenistan and International Organizations: Cooperation for Peace and Development” dedicated to the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the permanent Neutrality of Turkmenistan in the year of 2020 marked by “Turkmenistan – Home of Neutrality” has started in Ashgabat.
Ambassador of Indonesia to Ukraine Yuddi Krisnandi and OUTLOOK project Director General Dariia Kariakina hold a FEEL Indonesia special project
Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia to Ukraine and OUTLOOK project on December 23, 2019 in the creative space "Art Prichal" within the framework of the OUTLOOK WORLD CULTURE FESTIVAL hold FEEL Indonesia special event on December 23, 2019 in the creative space "Art Prichal".
Diplomatic Greetings project by OUTLOOK and GDIP with the Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to Ukraine
A meeting of representatives of the diplomatic sphere with students took place at the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Ukraineat the end of December. The School of Young Ukrainian Diplomat ofthe Institute of International Relations of KNU n.a.Taras Shevchenko ...
28th Independence Day of Kazakhstan. Ambassador Samat Ordabayev held a diplomatic reception
On December 4, 2019, a diplomatic reception on the occasion of the Independence Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan was held in the capital. Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Latvia, Slovakia, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, Belarus and Hungary, representatives of state institutions and international organizations...
Charity Bazaar 2019 was held in Kyiv with the participation of embassies
On November 30, 2019, at the Olympic Stadium, the International Women's Club of Kyiv (IWCK), a non-governmental non-profit organization founded in 1992, organized a traditional Charity Bazzar in order to raise funds to help orphans, the elderly, children with special needs and internally displaced persons from eastern Ukraine .
If you have 10 dollars and you are in Sydney
We launch a new column with an aim to explore the way of spending ten US Dollars – nice crisp banknote – in this or that city on our planet. We’ll “blow it off” on edibles, transportation and entertainment. Let’s start in Sydney and figure out together if we should tighten our belts.
The Ambassador Cristian-Leon Țurcanu: "Romania is not only a neighbour but also a friend of the Ukrainian people"
A diplomatic reception organized by the Romanian Embassy in Ukraine took place in Kyiv. Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassadors of Israel, Estonia, Germany, Turkey, France and diplomats from other countries visited the event to celebrate the founding moment in the history of modern Romania - the Great Union of 1918.
OUTLOOK Project creates a venue to exchange professional culinary experience between the chefs from Ukraine and the RSA within the framework of the FEEL SOUTH AFRICA event
Chefs from the RSA Andile Somdaka and Mahlomola Thamae, who came as the special guests of the Feel South Africa initiative within the framework of the festival of the cultures of the peoples of the world OUTLOOK WORLD CULTURE FESTIVAL...
FEEL SOUTH AFRICA event by OUTLOOK project and RSA Embassy took place in Kyiv
On November 21, OUTLOOK together with the Embassy of the Republic of South Africa in Ukraine carried out the FEEL SOUTH AFRICA project within the framework of the festival of the cultures of the world OUTLOOK WORLD CULTURE FESTIVAL.
The Belgian King's Feast in Kyiv. Ambassador Alex Lenaerts Continues Annual Celebration Tradition
Philharmonic of Kyiv hosted guests of the Embassy of Belgium in Ukraine on the occasion of the King's Feast. Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Finland, Japan, Norway, Slovenia, Armenia, Brazil, Argentina and other countries attended the solemn reception and the concert program.
Cabramatta: ‘Little Vietnam’ in the Vast of Australia
Want to have a look at Vietnamese ghetto in Australia and at the same time figure out why Asians inspire fear into local citizens? Should you happen to be in Sydney – you must visit Cabramatta, just don’t forget about your camera… and security. The thing is, the place that is considered to be Sydney’s business centre top record levels of crime rampancy.
Kyrgyz Republic is celebrating 28 years old. Ambassador Zhusupbek Sharipov holds a diplomatic reception in the capital of Ukraine
On November 20, a diplomatic reception to mark the 28th anniversary of the Independence of the Kyrgyz Republic was held at the InterContinental Kyiv. The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kyrgyz Republic to Ukraine welcomed the guests on the occasion of the holiday.
Discussion "Music that make the walls fall" by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom
On November 8, 2019, the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Ukraine became a participant of the discussion "Music that make the walls fall" which was directly organized by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom.
FEEL SLOVENIA: Ambassador Tomaž Mencin and OUTLOOK project Director General Dariia Kariiakina, held a cultural event
An event Feel Slovenia took place in the capital of Ukraine as a part of the OUTLOOK WORLD CULTURE FESTIVAL 2019, it was aimed at promoting bilateral co-operation between countries and diverse presentation of Slovenia in Ukraine.
Solemn celebration of the 28th anniversary of Independence of Turkmenistan was held in Kyiv
The Charge d'Affaires of the Embassy of Turkmenistan in Ukraine Kakadzhan Saparaliev held a gala reception on October 18, 2019 in honor of the 28th anniversary of Independence of Turkmenistan and the 27th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Turkmenistan and Ukraine.
Закрыть
Outlook facebook page