MEJP Lev Samovski took part in the opening ceremony of the exhibition of a new project of the European Association for the Preservation and Promotion of Jewish Culture and Heritage (AEPJ)
On March 11 in Tbilisi, the member of European Jewish Parliament Lev Samovski took part in the opening ceremony of the exhibition of a new project of the European Association for the Preservation and Promotion of Jewish Culture and Heritage (AEPJ)– Parallel Traces-under the patronage of the Council of Europe.
Parallel Traces is a cross-cutting, collaborative, pan-European project that offers a renewed look at the significance of Jewish heritage today. The project aims to rediscover traces of Jewish cultural heritage in urban architecture as an integral part of European history and to raise awareness and respect amongst different cultures through different mechanisms.
The exhibition is organized by the Israeli House, which is the official representative of the Jewish Cultural Route in Georgia. The exhibition includes photographic and audiovisual works of artists from Belgium, Luxembourg, Spain, Serbia, Romania, Poland and Georgia.
The event was attended by Head of Cooperation, the European Union to Georgia Sigrid Brettel, members of the Parliament of Georgia, representatives of the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports. The opening of the exhibition was welcomed by David Bitan, a member of the Knesset, Chairman of the Committee on Immigration, Absorption and Diaspora Affairs via live broadcast.