On the 16thof this month was held the opening ceremony of the Exhibition of Qhapaq Nan Photography, Inca Road, at the headquarters of the National Gallery of Macedonia, located in Skopje, the capital of this Balkan country. The exhibition consists of 47 photographs of various sections of Inca Road in Peru and places connected with it, such as Caral, Chan Chan, the Nazca Lines, Choquequirao, Pachacámac and Machu Picchu.
The event was organized by the Embassy of Peru in Romania, also in Macedonia, in cooperation with the Honorary Consulate of Peru in Skopje, and the National Gallery of Macedonia, Cultural Prestigious Institute which offered one of its premises to accommodate temporarily this photo exhibition about Inca Road.
The abovementioned exhibition has been shown previously with remarkable success in Bucharest and Timisoara (Romania) and Belgrade (Serbia).
At the ceremony, the Ambassador of Peru, José Antonio Arróspide, stressed the importance, value and social function of Inca Road, its importance in the general administration and its expression as integrating various pre-Columbian cultures, apart from the character of world heritage recognized by UNESCO. On her turn, DitaStarovaQerimi, Manager of the National Gallery of Macedonia, expressed her satisfaction to host this first photo exhibition about the Pre-Columbian culture in Skopje, which allows a first contact with the millenary and rich Peruvian culture.
The numerous public present at the event included members of the diplomatic and consular body, cultural media, students, Peruvian community resident in Macedonia and the general public interested in Latin American themes.
Qhapaq Ñan photo exhibition will remain open to the public for two weeks, until the 20th of the current month.