The exhibition is a photographic summary of the Sighet museum. At the same time, it presents leading political and cultural figures that were imprisoned in the Romanian Gulag. It toured ten German cities between 1999 and 2003 and drew numerous visitors.
3 December, Frankfurt, Palais Yalta. On the occasion of the inauguration of the exhibition a debate was held, chaired by Werner Adam (editor-in-chief of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung). The speakers were Ana Blandiana and Dr Joachim Gauck.
Hamburg, Deutsch-Rumänische Gesellschaft Norddeutschlands,
Munich, Haus des Ostens, Südosteuropäisches Kulturwerk und Siebenbürger Zeitung
Düsseldorf, Haus der Deutsch-Rumänischen-Gesellschaft Nordrhein-Westfalen
Dortmund, Haus der Deutschen Ostens
Heidelberg, Al.I. Cuza-Gesellschaft
Berlin, Romanian Cultural Institute (Rumänisches Kulturinstitut)
Cologne, Deutsche Welle. The speakers at the opening of the exhibition were Marianne Birthler, the successor to Joachim Gauck as head of the Office for Study of the STASI Archives, Ana Blandiana, and Romulus Rusan