An Historical Gift To Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah

On January 1, 2001, in the first minutes of the Third Millennium, behind the international program of the United Nations “In The Third Millennium: A World Without Wars And Drugs,” MFF’s daughter, Anastassia, raised the flags of all UN member countries above the South Pole in Antarctica. Among them was the flag of Brunei Darussalam, one of the wealthiest countries of the world. The Brunei Darussalam flag and photographs of it over the South Pole, the artist presented as an historical gift to Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'Izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Negara Brunei Darussalam in 2012. Here's a press release and photographs of the gift.

Art of Sergey Melnikoff