In 2015 September-October, in 44 days, from Hungarian Röszke and Horgos (southeastern Hungarian border villages with Serbia) come to the Hegyeshalom (western Hungarian border village with Austria) 164 special trains with migrants.
In this trains were hundreds of thousands of people from Syria, Afghanistan, Irak, Pakistan and African countries. The pictures where made in Hegyeshalom train station, in Hungarian – Austrian border transitzone and in Austrian Nickelsdorf train station.
About Kerekes István
A freelancer photographer. So far he has won more than 1100 prizes and awards in international and national photo competitions. In 2016, he was the world’s youngest who received for the achievement in the field of art photography Excellence FIAP Diamond1 distinction (EFIAP/d/1) bestowed by FIAP (International Federation of Photographic Art). When he get this honor it was only six photo artists with this distinction in the world.
His most famous work is a portrait entitled Yelena, which has set an absolute unique record result in the history of Hungarian photography of all-time, having won over 250 awards in 39 countries on 5 continents. [Official Website]