On 15 February 2013, the meeting of Coordinative Council of the activists of Ukrainian community of Latvia was held. The meeting was chaired by the Ambassador of Ukraine to the Republic of Latvia Mr. Anatoliy Oliynyk.
During the meeting future events to be held in Latvia with participation of Ukrainian diaspora were discussed. It was agreed that among the priorities for 2013 should be the International Festival of Children and Youth Art, celebrating the anniversary of prominent figures of the Ukrainian people. The participants of the meeting shared their views on the plans of celebration of the 200th anniversary of Taras Shevchenko.
During the the towel of Ukrainians of Latvia was solemnly handed over to Ventspils Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Society “Kobzar” for further embroidery.
The heads of the 13 Ukrainian organizations from Riga, Daugavpils, Jelgava, Ludza and other regions of the Republic of Latvia took part in the event.