The official opening took place on 17th June 2016 at the Exhibition Hall in Merchant Street, Valletta at 7pm. 27 artists presented their works for display, accompanied by their CVs, among them were Maltese artists and foreign residents of Malta. Among the participants works was famous painting of the distinguished Russian artist, Petr Timofreyevich Stronsky, Academician of the Russian Academy of Arts and President of the International Academy of Culture and Art, and the Member of the Imperial Society – “Stealing of Europe” 100 х 80 сm, Oil on canvas, 12 000 euro value. Petr Timofreyevich Stronsky is the author of more than 34 monuments on the topic of world peace and charity all over the world. In anticipation of Valletta becoming the cultural capital of Europe in 2018 a monument “Guardian Angel”, the work of P.T.Stronskogo, will be placed at Та’ Xbiex in 2017. Dame Irina Malikova, the Director of the International Academy of Culture and Art (IACA MALTA) and the President of Imperial Society opened the exhibition.
Letter, from the President of the International Academy of Culture and Art was read in 2 languages to guests of the exhibition.
Each participant received the Official Academy Certificate of participation.
Dame Irina Malikova, officially announced that Maltese office of the Imperial Society (IPPO Malta) started the preparation for the visit to Malta of the Head of the Russian Imperial House H.I.H. the Grand Duchess Maria of Russia, planed from 11 to 15 July 2017.
Thanks to sponsors: KSi Malta and valued help of IACA MALTA officials: Ms. Diana Azolina, Ms. Anahit Chobanyan, Ms. Megi Abashidze. Full table of food from Georgia, Armenia, and the Mediterranean cuisine were offered to guests. Among guests were the representatives of Russian and Malta government and business circles. Further exhibitions are being planned in future to support Art and Culture. The information of for coming activities will be on web sites of Academy: http://ippomalta.com/ and http://ippomalta.com/academy-of-art/ and http://www.academia-maki.com/news The exhibition will be opened from the 20 - 25the of June, working hours.