Culture of Romania
Acting president of the Romanian Cultural Institute (ICR) Mirel Talos is optimistic that the events scheduled for this fall will be organised live, remarking the Institute's capacity to adapt during the pandemic and diversify the online promotion of Romanian intellectual values.
On February 5, 1990, then Minister of Culture Andrei Plesu reopened the the National Museum of the Romanian Peasant, naming painter Horia Bernea its director. One of the greatest contemporary Romanian painters, whose exhibitions in the country and abroad have remained as permanent reference points in the field, Bernea was born in Bucharest, on September 14, 1938.
National leader of the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR) Kelemen Hunor, a presidential hopeful, told a news conference in Sfantu Gheorghe on Tuesday that Romania would look "much better" in the future if he became the president of the country.
An exhibition called "Romania / France - Cultural Itineraries" comprising of a series of manuscripts, archival documents, correspondence, rare books, drawings and engravings that attest to the dynamics and developments in the historical ties between Romania and France opened on Friday at the Library of the Romanian Academy.
Culture and National Identity Minister Valer-Daniel Breaz stated, in a message conveyed on the occasion of the World Theatre Day that speaking about national culture in an universal context also implies the capitalisation of the huge patrimonial fund of the Romanian theater, because the actors are, by excellence, ambassadors of the Romanian spirituality around the world.
The University of Bucharest (UB) organises the 58th edition of its summer school of Romanian language, culture and civilisation to be attended by 28 foreign students, July 23 - August 6.
Prince Charles of Wales is visiting several tourist attractions in the central Romanian county of Sibiu, with the local History Museum being one of them, where he participates in the rehearsal of a show with students from the local Faculty of Dramatic Arts coordinated by actor Marian Ralea.
Honourary chairman of the Gaudeamus 2017 book trade fair in Bucharest, playwright and journalist Matei Visniec, said on Wednesday, at the opening of event, that Romania is extremely competitive on a cultural level, adding that creativity, along with books and culture make up the mental binder of Europe.