Olomouc – Formerly the Pearl of the Caribbean, now the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Haiti. The life of the locals will be presented at the Olomouc Research Library in a large format photographs by Jiří Pasz and a lecture by Klára Lőffelmannová, who helped directly in the field.

How does poverty, lack of drinking water and health care, dysfunctional government and natural disasters affect ordinary people? What about colorfulness, singing, dancing and the joy of the present, which enriches not only the Haitians but also us…The event will take place on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the devastating earthquake. What has changed in Haiti since then …

Opening of the exhibition named All Colours of Hope or How Haiti Loses Schoolchildren will take place in Biblio Gallery, which is located on Bezručova 2, on February 3 at 5 pm.

The exhibition will run through February 23.

LECTURE by Klára Lőffelmannová, who helped directly in Haiti under the auspices of the Archdiocesan Caritas Olomouc. She knows what it feels like when the earth is shaking and what a hurricane-damaged landscape looks like − February 19 at 5 pm, lecture hall, Bezručova 3

Karolína Opatřilová, Archdiocesan Caritas Olomouc