“Chachipe” in Skopje

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“Chachipe for the young” is a collection of photography’s by young people from Europe who entered an international competition in 2008.

 

The international exposition by young from whole Europe who fight against negative stereotypes, prejudices and showing a more subtly picture of the greatest ethnic minority in Europe – the Roma through photographs arrived in Skopje on Friday on the 6th of April. The photographs are exposed in Youth Cultural Center (YCC). The exposition will be opened until the 20th of April.

It was entitled “Chachipe for the young” which means “truth” or “reality” in Roma language. The exposition of photography’s is actually a collection of photography’s by young people from Europe who entered an international competition in 2008. The photography competition was organized by Open Society Foundation and the Archives of Open Society. It was opened for all young people who have photographed Roma people in countries which are part of the Decade of Roma inclusion 2005-2015.

The exposition in Skopje was opened by the president of Open Society Foundation Vladimir Milcin, the ambassador of the Republic of Hungary in Macedonia Jozef Bence, as well as the national coordinator of the Decade of Roma inclusion in Macedonia, and the Minister without portfolio Nezdet Mustafa.

You can find more information about Chachipe for the young as well as detailed view of the photography’s, except on the exposition in Skopje found on:

http://photo.romadecade.org/index.php?content=23

 

 

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