Cooperation in the sphere of culture
Cultural cooperation between Ukraine and the Netherlands is actively developing and has a dynamic character. It is based on the Agreement between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of the Netherlands on Cultural Cooperation (February 1, 1996).
There is a permanent interest to the Ukrainian culture in the Netherlands and a number of local foundations that promote it in the Netherlands: foundation “Ukrainians in the Netherlands” organisation «Brand New Ukraine». They carry out different cultural events, festivals, bring Ukrainian famous artists and musicians to the Netherlands.
A number of local Ukrainian ensembles and choirs acquaint the Dutch public with the Ukrainian music and dance. Among them: Lysenko Choir, Byzantine Choir of Utrecht, Folkloristic Ensemble Rusalka, Ensemble Otrada, etc.