On the 4th March Russian Centre of Science and Culture hosted an art exhibition “Waltz of Flowers” featuring works of three artists: Kristina Chkhan (Russia), Heng Jim Aun (Malaysia) and Anara Amirova (Kazakhstan).
Christina was born in the capital of Russia - Moscow, but for now she lives and works in Kuala Lumpur since year 2008. She was always interested in painting and she started working in oil painting in Malaysia, where Christina attended the Art course at Malaysian Institute of Art (MIA) and participated in several exhibitions with painters from Malaysia, as well as some exhibitions organized by the art school. In 2012 young artist participated in National Art Competition organized by Ministry of Tourism Malaysia and her artwork was chosen as one of 10 top and now is being kept in the Ministry of Tourism.
J.A. Heng is a Malaysian artist who was born in a small town in Ampang Jaya, Kuala Lumpur in 1976. He is a self-taught artist and his works predominantly with flowers painting in his contemporary mixed media.
The artist from Kazakstan Anara Amirova started her jorney in art in France. Now she is mostly paintinf native flowers of Kazakstan that could be found in the mountains or steppes. On her paintings there are symbols of the ancient nomads such as Kazakh national ornament “Koshkar Muyiz”, which considered from ancient time as a symbol of luck and blessings as well as protection to its owner.
Theme of flowers united masterpieces of three artists for the exhibition, which was opened at the Women’s day as a present to all women living in Malaysia. At the opening guests could enjoy not only the art but flute preformance by Chi Yun Young (South Korea) and peaceful Ukulele songs by Malaysian Association of Love for Ukulele Music.
Among the guests of the exhibition were Russian and CIS compatriots, residing in Malaysia, representatives of cultural institutions of Malaysia. The guest of honor was the spouse of the Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Malaysia Aiganym Bektore.
Flowers of the exhibition gave a wonderful spring mood for all guests. And it was more sweetened by nice desserts from the restaurant “Astana”.
All three talented artists are not only bring joy to the hearts of audience by their works, but they also participate in the charity project to help children from “Sweet Care Orphanage Home”.