THE CITY OF
MessageOpening of the
Ukiyo-e Exhibition St.
April 9, 2004
On behalf of the citizens of
, I am delighted that an exhibition of
's traditional woodblock print known as "Ukiyo-e" will be held in our sister city,
, together with the artwork of the renowned Russian artist, Mikhail Shemyakin.
The City of
is pleased to have assisted in the identification of the authors of the Ukiyo-e in the collection of the Russian-Japanese Fun "Yamato." It is therefore our sincere hope that this Ukiyo-e exhibition will help enhance interest for
and Japanese culture, and further strengthen the ties between
, as well as between
Junichi Seki, MD, PhD Mayor of