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Bucharest to host 5th edition of European Literature Night on September 9

By   /  22/08/2016  /  Culture, Culture, Romania  /  Comments Off on Bucharest to host 5th edition of European Literature Night on September 9

Bucharest, August 22, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency The 5th edition of the European Literature Night in Bucharest, an event by the EUNIC European Network of Cultural Institutes hosted annually by more than 70 cities from around the world, will be held in the central area of the city on September 9. Organisers say the event […]

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Two Romanian movies in the lineup for Palme d’Or

By   /  14/04/2016  /  Culture, Culture, Romania  /  Comments Off on Two Romanian movies in the lineup for Palme d’Or

Bucharest, April 14, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Irina Stoica Two Romanian director have shots at this year’s Palme d’Or, marking an unprecedented success. Cristian Mungiu and Cristi Puiu’s movies have been selected in the official lineup of the Cannes Festival that takes place in May, according to information made public by the festival’s organizers. […]

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Public fundraiser for Brancusi sculpture has started

By   /  12/04/2016  /  Culture, Culture, RO Social, Romania, Social  /  Comments Off on Public fundraiser for Brancusi sculpture has started

Bucharest, April 12, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Irina Stoica The public fundraiser aimed at purchasing a famous sculpture by Constantin Brancusi hasofficially started. It was the Minister of Culture who made the first donation in this effort where the Government hopes for a huge public support in order to gather 6 million euros. On the 16th of March, […]

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Romania launches national subscription for thesaurus sculpture

By   /  18/03/2016  /  Culture, Culture, Romania  /  Comments Off on Romania launches national subscription for thesaurus sculpture

Bucharest, March 18, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Irina Stoica Romanians will be asked to make a financial contribution to help the Government buy a thesaurus sculpture by the country’s most famous artist, Constantin Brancusi. The Ministry of Culture will soon launch a national subscription to help the acquisition Brancusi’s “Wisdom of the Earth”. The […]

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Record selling price form Romanian painter

By   /  12/02/2016  /  Culture, Culture, Romania  /  Comments Off on Record selling price form Romanian painter

Bucharest, February 12, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Irina Stoica A painting by Romanian-bord artist Adrian Ghenie sold for 4,000,000 euros (3,1 GBP) at an auction, setting an all-time record for the young painter. Sotheby’s hosted the auction in London. “The Sunflowers in 1937” is a large oil-on-canvas work is inspired by Vincent van Gogh’s […]

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Romanian artist honored by Queen Elisabeth II

By   /  04/01/2016  /  Culture, Culture, Romania  /  Comments Off on Romanian artist honored by Queen Elisabeth II

Bucharest, January 4, 2016/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Irina Stoica Romanian pianist Radu Lupu has managed to „play” his way to one of the highest distinctions offered by Queen Elisabeth the II nd. Lupu was appointed as a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) title for “his services to music”, according […]

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Famous actress Glenn Close starred in Bucharest

By   /  26/10/2015  /  Culture, Culture, Romania  /  Comments Off on Famous actress Glenn Close starred in Bucharest

Bucharest, October 26, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency By Irina Stoica The wide space outside the National Library in Bucharest turned into a film set. The last scenes starring Glenn Close from the American Science-Fiction movie “What Happened to Monday” were shot in Bucharest on Sunday. The famous actress, well-known for leading roles in films such as […]

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Painting with troubled past goes on sale

By   /  16/10/2015  /  Culture, Culture, Romania  /  Comments Off on Painting with troubled past goes on sale

Bucharest, October 16, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency By Irina Stoica A painting classified as a thesaurus piece and part of Romania’s cultural heritage will be put on sale by the end of the month in Bucharest. ″Anemone″ (Anemones) is probably the best-known painting by Romanian artist Stefan Luchian. The starting price for the auction is 150,000 euros. Painted in 1908, this work […]

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Twenty days of great music in Bucharest

By   /  02/09/2015  /  Culture, Culture, Romania  /  Comments Off on Twenty days of great music in Bucharest

Bucharest, September 2, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Irina Stoica These days, Bucharest is the place to be for classic music lovers. The symphonic music festival “George Enescu” brings together some of the country’s best artists and some of Europe’s best finest knowers of classical music. More than 4,000 people attended the big opening […]

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Romania wants to ascribe culture 2% of the lottery’s revenue

By   /  23/02/2015  /  Culture, Culture, Headlines, Romania  /  Comments Off on Romania wants to ascribe culture 2% of the lottery’s revenue

Bucharest, February 23, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Daniel Stroe Romanian PM Victor Ponta today announced his government will table a draft law which ascribes 2 per cent of the Romanian Lottery’s earnings to cultural activities supervised by the Ministry of Culture. The announcement came as a surprise in a country where culture has […]

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