The Roma Journeys

Sep 22, 2008 - Oct 22, 2008

Exhibition – tribute to the Roma by Danish photographer, Joakim Eskildsen, in cooperation with the Danish Embassy in Athens...

Photo by Joakim Eskildsen

The exhibition The Roma Journeys features photos by Joakim Eskildsen and texts by author Cia Rinne. The photographs are the result of a six-year journey by the photographer and the writer through Roma settlements and families of seven different countries (France, Greece, Finland, Hungary, Romania, Russia and India). The exhibition is held on the occasion of the declaration of 2008 as the European Year of Intercultural Dialogue by the European Commission. It takes place under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture (General Directorate of Administrative Support - EU Directorate) and the Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO.


Artist Joakim Eskildsen
Organizer Hellenic American Union, Danish Embassy in Athens
Venue Hellenic American Union Galleries
Start Date 22/09/2008
End Date 22/10/2008
Opening September 22, 2008, 20:30
Gallery Hours/Duration Monday-Friday: 12:00-21:00, Saturday: 10:30-14:30, closed on Sunday
Type Exhibition
Participants Ministry of Culture (General Directorate of Administrative Support - EU Directorate), Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO
Interpretation Provided: No
Registration Required: No
Reservation Required: No
Admission Fee Admission is free

Parallel Events

  • Sep 29, 2008 - Oct 13, 2008
    Documentary Tribute to the Roma
    Photo by Joakim Eskildsen  Documentary tribute with screenings of films-documentaries on the Roma, as part of the photo exhibition "The Roma Journeys"...
  • Sep 23, 2008 - Oct 3, 2008
    Gypsy Jazz Concerts
    Rêve Bohème & Alexandros Hatzis  Concert by Kostas and Alexandros Hatzis & gypsy jazz concert by the Danish band Rêve Bohème, as part of the photo ehibition "The Roma Journeys"...
  • Sep 24, 2008 - Oct 21, 2008
    Roma Folk Tales & Panel Discussions
    Photo by Joakim Eskildsen  Folk tales and poetry by Roma writers and panel discussions, as part of the photo exhibition "The Roma Journeys"...
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