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Bata Exhibition in Mutare

(This article expired 19.06.2014.)

An exhibition depicting the history of Bata Shoe Company was inaugurated in Mutare on 10 June.

The exhibition was opened in the presence of Mr. Petr Starý, the Chargé d'Affaires e.p. of the Czech Republic and representatives of National Muzeums and Monuments of Zimbabwe and cultural and political circles of the City of Mutare.

The opening was financially supported by the Bata Shoe Company.

The exhibition has already been successfully presented in Gweru in 2012 and covers the whole history of the famous shoe producer, from its purely Czecholovak origins, to the global expansion, which reached the Zimbabwean territory.

Mutare used to harbour one of Bata factories. The local production focused on plastic shoes.