A photographic gallery named “A Well Achieved Peace” was presented by the French Alliance of Puerto Ordaz and the French Embassy, the first time this exhibition is given in Ciudad Guayana within the framework of the Month of Europe celebration.
The activity, which attracted locals and visitors passing through the exhibition, was carried out with the presence of Honorary Consul of France in the State of Bolivar, Christine Madrid, Vice President and Director of the French Alliance of Puerto Ordaz, Gilberto Almarza, and representatives of the body. Dario Rojas, Consul of Italy, Concetta Sensei.
The exhibition shows a range of elements and messages in 12 photographic projections depicting the Treaty of Paris, the first step towards European integration celebrated on 9 May.
Attendees were able to enjoy the unique participation of the Ciudad Guayana Symphony Orchestra, which made the evening a special night with the staging of an extraordinary string quartet performing classical music.
The state of Bolivar currently receives a significant representation of European citizens and has three consulates, Italy, the Netherlands and Portugal, so civic relations with the local population have been dynamic and on good terms.
A little history
When President Charles de Gaulle and Chancellor Konrad Adenauer signed the Treaty of Elysee on January 22, 1963, they sealed the reconciliation between France and Germany, becoming partners, resulting in closer political cooperation and extensive youth exchanges .
In 2019, French President Emmanuel Macron and former German Chancellor Angela Merkel signed the Aix La Chapelle Treaty which deepened the 1963 treaty.
The European Community currently consists of 27 countries, 20 of which use a single currency, the euro.
Photos: Manuel Rivero