Ilyumzhinov has opened an exhibition in the capital of the United Arab Emirates

On October 6 in Abu Dhabi opened an exhibition of Russian and Soviet art "War and peace". Organizer - Foundation "Art Russe". The exhibition opened in one of the most prestigious hotels in the country "Emirates Palace".

The opening ceremony was attended by FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, President of the Russian Chess Federation Andrey Filatov, executive director of Rena Lavery, Russia's ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, Alexander Yefimov, the famous French sculptor Jean Nouvel and co-organizer of the exhibition Omar Askari.

Symbolic red ribbon was cut by the Minister of Culture, Youth and Social Development UAE Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan.
The exhibition presents more than 120 works of famous Russian and Soviet artists - such as Roerich, Serov, Vucetich, Reshetnikov, Korzhev, Danzig, Mukhina and others.

The exhibition in Abu Dhabi organized under the auspices of FIDE. Foundation "Art Russe" is a partner of RCF and they signed a cooperation agreement.