Exhibition "My four seasons in the host country"


13. Mar 2023.

During the past week, and in anticipation of March 8, an exhibition entitled "My four seasons in the host country" was held in the space of the Stara Kapetania Art Gallery. The organizers of the event are the Ecumenical Humanitarian Organization in cooperation with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) with the support of Marijana Eisenkoll, representative of the MAH - club of time-honorers and KO president of The Ecumenical Forum of European Christian Women - EFECW.

In addition to representatives of non-governmental organizations and institutions involved in field activities through various projects, the hosts of the Stara Kapetania gallery, women from PC Šid stations and AC Krnjača, as well as women involved in the EHO service center and members of the MAH - club of time-honors, participated in the exhibition.

A total of twenty (20) women staying in reception centers participated in the activity. Of which, 9 women who stay in PC Sid station are originally from Syria and Afghanistan and 11 women from AC Krnjač, ​​originally from Burundi.

At the very beginning, the exhibition was opened by Marijana Eisenkoll, who introduced the gallery and introduced the visitors to the handicrafts that can be seen in the space itself, and then the director of the Ecumenical Humanitarian Organization, Anna Brtka Valent, and Sufijan Ađali, the Representative of the United Nations (UNHCR) in Serbia, gave a welcome speech. , the work of the EHO tailoring workshop, the work of women in PC Šid, and then PC Krnjača were presented.

Next, Vedrana Bjelajac, coordinator of the "Empowerment of refugee women and children" project, presented a leaflet entitled "My four seasons in the host country".At the very end, there was a visit to the exhibition, followed by an exchange of handicrafts on the occasion of Women's Day and free time to tour the city.

For the realization of the activity, we would like to thank all the actors mentioned above, without whose humanity it would not have been possible to hold this event.
The activity was realized through the project "Empowerment of refugee women and children" with the support of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA).