Unpromised Land: Meskhetians’ Long Journey Home
08 December, 2011

On December 2, 2011,  at 19:00 the Museum of Literature, located on 8, G. Tchanturia Street and European Centre for Minority Issues invited visitors to the opening of a photo exhibition ‘The Unpromised Land: the Meskhetians’ Long Journey Home’.

The author of the exhibition is a Georgian journalist and photographer, Temo Bardzimashvili. His works are frequently published in Georgian and international media.

Told through human stories, the exhibition depicts the Meskhetian communities in Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey. It explores various aspects

of their culture, identity, religion and perception of homeland. It also reflects the history of their deportation by means of their family archives and the live memories of Meskhetians.

The exhibition is organized within the framework of the EU-funded program ‘Supporting the Repatriation of Persons Deported from Georgia in 1940s and Their Descendants’, and is implemented by the European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI) in partnership with the Action Against Hunger (ACF).

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