On March 22, representatives of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine at the invitation of the Polish side as honorary partners present Ukrainian tourism opportunities within the framework of NA STYKU KULTUR (At the crossroads of cultures) tourism exhibition in Łódź, Poland. At the national stand there are exhibited tourism products from 11 regions of Ukraine, including Lviv region, Chernihiv region, Ternopil region, Poltava region, Odessa region, Ivano-Frankivsk region, Kharkiv region.
Participation of Ukraine in this exhibition was a continuation of the Ukrainian-Polish Dialogue launched in Warsaw on March 21 in the framework of the meeting of the Working Group on Tourism, during which the parties discussed topical issues and determined the perspective directions of cooperation.
Oksana Serdiuk, Director of the Department of Tourism and Resorts of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, emphasized the growing role of tourism in establishing humanitarian ties between the two nations and accentuated on the importance of the development of cultural tourism among participants in the negotiations. "Ukraine and the Republic of Poland have a common cultural heritage, in particular, the UNESCO World Heritage Sites - wooden churches of the Carpathian region are a striking example", stressed Oksana Serdiuk.
The Łódź exhibition is one of the most visited exhibitions in the field of tourism in Poland, the main idea of which is the combination of cultures and the demonstration of their affinity. The Ukrainian stand this year gives the visitors a unique opportunity to get acquainted with the various tourist destinations and cultural peculiarities of the regions of Ukraine, to enjoy the performances of Ukrainian folk vocal and instrumental groups from Ternopil region, Chernihiv region and Poltava region, as well as to see and touch the products of folk art of the regions of Ukraine.