Ukrainian Week kicks off in Kuwait


The Week of Ukraine has begun in the State of Kuwait, the press service of the Embassy of Ukraine in Kuwait reports on Facebook.

"On January 19, Ambassador of Ukraine Dr. Oleksandr Balanutsa launched the Week of Ukraine in the State of Kuwait 2020," reads the report.

During the first day of the Ukrainian Week, various sports events were held. The Artistic Gymnastics workout for Kuwaiti and Ukrainian children was held by a coach from Ukraine, Olena Andriichuk, at Om Kalthoum School in Kuwait.

The ambassador of Ukraine delivered his speech during the Sports Conference at Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium with the participation of Deputy Director General of the State Sports Administration Sager Ghanem Al Mulla, Kuwaiti sportsmen who studied in Ukraine - Samir Alqallaf, Abdul Hussein Al Khulaifi, and a merited coach of Ukraine, Oleh Andriichuk.

In the evening, a friendly football match was held between FC Dynamo-Dubai (Ukraine) and FC Strikers Academy (Kuwait) at Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium.