Romania: National Culture Day 2021 on January 15

Since 2011, Romania celebrates every year the National Culture Day on January 15th, the date of birth of the national poet, Mihai Eminescu. 171 years after his birth; 2021 marks several anniversaries of major personalities of the Romanian culture, such as 200 years since the birth of the poet Vasile Alecsandri, 150 years since the birth of the historian Nicolae Iorga, 140 years since the birth of the composer George Enescu or 125 years since the birth of the poet and essayist Tristan Tzara.

Since 2011, Romania celebrates every year the National Culture Day on January 15th, the date of birth of the national poet, Mihai Eminescu. 171 years after his birth; 2021 marks several anniversaries of major personalities of the Romanian culture, such as 200 years since the birth of the poet Vasile Alecsandri, 150 years since the birth of the historian Nicolae Iorga, 140 years since the birth of the composer George Enescu or 125 years since the birth of the poet and essayist Tristan Tzara.

Many cultural institutions have announced dedicated online programs for January 15, the National Culture Day, a celebration introduced in 2010. It is marked on the birth date of poet Mihai Eminescu. Introduced in 2011, Romania’s National Culture Day is celebrated on January 15. It is the birth date of Romanian poet and novelist Mihai Eminescu (pictured), a canonical figure of Romanian literature, and a representative of the local Romanticism.

 

 

Culture, in every form, transcends borders and linguistic barriers, unites and brings people closer. In the current particular context, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs celebrates the National Culture Day by offering to the public, through Romania’s diplomatic missions and consular offices abroad, an extraordinary concert of one of the most praised Romanian symphonic orchestras, the Romanian Youth Orchestra.  

 

The concert is conducted by Cristian Mandeal and the program includes works by celebrated Romanian composers, such as Three Pieces for String Orchestra by Constantin Silvestri, Romanian Serenade and Peasants Dance for cello and orchestra by Constantin Dimitrescu (soloist Ștefan Cazacu), the Ballad for Violin and Orchestra by Ciprian Porumbescu (soloist Alexandru Tomescu), Romanian Folk Dances by Sabin Păutza, alongside the Symphony No. 2 in D majorOp. 36 by Ludwig van Beethoven.

 

You can watch the concert HERE from January 15th to January 17th.

 

 

Source: http://seoul.mae.ro/en/local-news/1350, EMBASSY OF ROMANIA in the Republic of Korea, January 12, 2021

Republished by Intell News Romania in English on January 15, 2021

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My name is GHEORGHIU CLAUDIU VICTOR and I was born in October 1967 in Bucharest. In 1998 I took the master degree at University from Bucharest , the Faculty of History- universal old history section- with theme (Constantine the Great and Christianity) at professor LIGIA BARZU. In 1991 I graduated Art School , Painting section, with TITU DRAGUTESCU. I painted sacred pictures from 1990, in technique tempera or tempera with egg on wood. In the period 2004-2016, I had the honor to have the encouragements, the advices, the friendship of the Master PAUL GHERASIM(1925-2016), my mentor, the founder of the "Prolog" group. During the period 1992-1994 I was artistic advisor at Coleus contemporary art gallery . I am titular member of the Association Branch of Religious Plastic Arts and Restoration - AFAPRR of UAP from Romania: Visual Artists’ Union from Romania from April 17, 2019, admitted by contest, as well as I was trainee member during the period 2016-2019, admitted by contest. I was member in Plastic Background(FP) belong Visual Artists’ Union from Romania(UAP) from 7th of December 2000, admitted by contest. From 25th of May 2015 I was elected Media advisor of the Steering Committee of the Association Branch of Religious Plastic Arts and Restoration : AFAPRR of UAP from Romania: Visual Artists’ Union from Romania. From 2014 I am member Visarta( from March 31, 2017, I was elected in the Steering Committee of Visarta, during the period 2017-2022), the Romanian Visual Arts Copyright Collecting Society. I had 4 Personal Exhibitions with sacred art, organized by UAP from Romania- Visual Artists’ Union from Romania, in Bucharest (2001, 2003, 2004 at ArTei Gallery, 2007 at Galateea Gallery), also another two at Silva Gallery in Busteni(2007-2008), Sabion Gallery in Bucharest(2019, together with Cristina Georgescu). I had also 2 Personal Exhibitions in Italy : I was Honor Guest, representing Romania, with sacred art, June 2003 at Pisa and in October 2006 ”The icons, sacred pictures in contemporary world” at Viadana(Mantua). I won some prizes in Italy and I participated, admitted by contest, at some art fairs and international exhibitions around the world, representing Romania: most of them in Italy(Pompeii, Pisa, Turin, Milan, Reggio Emilia, Bari, Viadana, Mantua), but also in France, Germany, Greece, Japan, Peru, South Korea, Switzerland; in secondary also I am cultural journalist: from May 2015 to January 2016 I was Contributing Editor at Culture (Fine Arts, Exhibitions, History, Religion) at the newspaper Jurnalul Bucureştiului. From 17th of January 2016 I was advanced Senior Editor at the same newspaper, which has been called since April 2020 the Jurnalul Bucureştiului ,,Le Petit Parisien”, with a different leadership and a different format. From 1st of November 2015 to 31st of December 2016 I was Contributing Editor and Thematic Advisor at News Agency Lacasuri Ortodoxe and Press service LO News. From 1st of January 2016 I am Senior Editor of the Intell News(Global news, press and event analysis) and coordinator of the Culture pages (in Romanian and English, named Intell News Romania). From May 3, 2019, I am also publisher commentator at the newspaper Ultima Oră.