Continuing with the work of spreading the rich cultural heritage of our country, on January 28thwas accomplished the opening ceremony of Qhapaq Nan photo exhibition, consisting of 47 photographs of different sections of the Inca road in Peru and places related with it, including Caral, Chan Chan, the Nazca lines, Choquequirao, Machu Picchu and Pachacámac. Qhapaq Nan photo exhibition will remain open to the public for three weeks until February 17th at the headquarters of Helios gallery, located in the historic center of Timisoara.
The exhibition was presented previously with great success at the National Library in Bucharest last December.
On this occasion, the Embassy of Peru in Romania enjoyed working with Honorary Consulate of Peru in Timisoara and of facilities offered by the Union of Artists of Timisoara (UAPT), city near the borders with Serbia and Hungary.
At the ceremony, the Ambassador of Peru highlighted the importance, value and social function of Inca Road, its importance in the general administration and its representation in the integration of various Pre-Columbian cultures, in addition to its capacity as a world heritage recognized by UNESCO. He added that Inca road is in place and its many stairs are well kept, and that it is also a popular tourist spot of our country. In turn, Rufino Delgado, Honorary Consul of Peru in Timisoara, expressed that this exhibition seeks to spread values of ancestral historical and cultural heritage of Inca civilization.
The numerous public who assisted was made up of representatives of local authorities (Municipality, Prefecture and Regional Council), the consular body, cultural media, and the Radio-Television of Romania, plus university students.