04-29-2005
A Vision of Olympism

An initiative of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the touring exhibition of Olympism, Paris and France, will move around the world in French Diplomatic spaces. Today the exhibition is in Algeria, Kuwait and Mexico; it moves tomorrow to Hungary, New Zealand and Kenya.
 
Paris 2012 image - © J. Millet - Paris 2012
the exhibitions will travel the world until June, 2005. (© J. Millet - Paris 2012)
 
Exhibition images (PDF - 4 Mo)
Demonstrating LíAmour des Jeux of the entire French nation is the goal of these 8 exhibitions which have visited all five continents since the beginningg of April.  They are displayed in French Diplomatic offices such as Embassies, Consulates as well as the residences of some Paris 2012 Ambassadors.
 
Comprising 15 big panels (1m x 2m), the exhibition depicts the Paris 2012 project and French Olympic values. As part of a two week stay in each country, it also offers visitors brochures in English and French.
 
On April 26, Bertrand DelanoŽ, Mayor of Paris and President of Paris 2012 visited one of the exhibitions. During his official trip to Algeria, he met Paris 2012 Ambassadors and officially opened the exhibition at the Cultural Center of Algiers.
 
The exhibition travels the world until June 2005. Its itinerary includes:
 
4 to 15 April 2005 : Egypt, Canada, Italy, Senegal, China, Sweden, Kenya and Australia.
24 April to 6 May 2005 : Kuwait, Mexico, Austria, Algeria, South Korea, Norway, Mauritius, Australia
16 to 27 Mai 2005 : Qatar, Brazil, Hungary, Morocco, Singapore, The Netherlands, Cameroon, New Zealand
6 to 17 June 2005 : United Arab Emirates, Argentina, Greece, Tunisia, Japan, Finland, South Africa, New Zealand.