On June 1, 2010 the Ukrainian Culture Night was successfully held at the Embassy of Ukraine in Japan. The event featured famous Ukrainian photo artist Oleh Vecherov as well as prominent and well known in Japan singers Oksana Stepanyuk (soprano) and Denys Vyshnya (basso). The Ukrainian Culture Night was attended by Japanese cultural and arts elite representatives, such as well-known actress Mieko Harada, Terada Ballet Art School Director Michiko Takao, Tokyo National Theatre Executive Director Shuji Okabe, former Ambassadors of Japan to Ukraine, various Ministries and Agencies officers, representatives of those NGOs, which cooperate closely with Ukraine, etc.
The Ambassador of Ukraine in Japan Mykola Kulinich greeted the guests, who attended the above event. In the same time Oleh Vecherov presented his artistic works and stated that Ukraine and Japan are spiritually very close countries and that both people can feel and appreciate arts very deeply.
A considerable concert program by Oksana Stepnyuk and Denys Vyshnya impressed guests greatly and increased the interest towards Ukrainian traditional culture and its present situation.