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Embassy of Estonia

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July 2017
Free

Kihnu – The Isle of Women

July 19 - September 15
12 Star Gallery, Europe House,
32 Smith Square
London, SW1P 3EU United Kingdom
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Kihnu - The Isle of Women Photographs by Jérémie Jung

Photographs by Jérémie Jung Kihnu, an Estonian island in the Gulf of Riga, situated an hour’s ferry ride away from the coast, has thanks to its women retained a culture that has cemented its position as part of UNESCO’s list of intangible cultural heritage since 2003. This unique European and Baltic culture is thus now officially acknowledged and protected. Whereas Kihnu’s men – for the most part sailors and fishermen – brought innovation and novelty to the island, the women,…

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