The inauguration of the 44th President of the United States was broadcasted live all across the world. At the same time a number of balls were conducted in many world capitals held by local host committees. Volodymyr Ivanov was invited to the event in Kyiv and took an active part in it.
About a thousand guests watched the live broadcast at the hotel "Hyatt Regency Kyiv",
afterwards the event was celebrated at the hotel restaurant.
Business, Politics and Diplomacy (Victor Pinchuck, Arseniy Yatsenyuk and William Tailor)
Media-stars (Kateryna Osadcha and Volodymyr Ar'ev)
Bohemia: a writer ( Andrey Kurkov) and sculptor (Volodymyr Ivanov)
Political bohemia (Ivan Drach)
And bohemian politicians (Vi and Vitaliy Kononov)
Spouses and children
Met by hospitable host committee — Eleonor Valentine
New acquaintances (Veronika Ivanova and Kateryna Osadcha)...
...meeting (Raisa Bogatyreva and Vi have met first on the Zmeiniy Island)
Everyone is happy: Sue Folger (Internews), Vi, John Tokolish (NCH advisors) и Joseph Truesdale with a spouse (US Embassy)
...Tatiana Ivanova and Sue Folger
But for the most invited people the ball was a main thing
Because for someone it was the FIRST BALL!