» Exhibition of Romanian books and traditional costumes
20 June 2011, 18.30 hrs – In the presence the Ambassador of Romania to London, Dr Ion Jinga, at the Embassy’s venue, in 1 Belgrave Square SW1X 8PH, the Romanian Association of Wales along with the Românca Society are presenting the “Exhibition of Romanian books and traditional costumes”.
The event aims at presenting the Romanian traditional costumes and reunites as special guests:
– Mr Vasile Timis, Secretary of State, Ministry of Culture and National Cultural Heritage;
– Associate Professor Dr. Paula Popoiu, General Manager of the National Village Museum, Bucharest;
– Associate Dr. Elena Tirziman, General Director, National Library of Romania;
– Dr. Sanda Miller, writer and lecturer;
– PhD. Ionela Flood, writer, President of the Românca Society
Associate Professor Dr. Paula Popoiu will speak about the Romanian traditional costume, and four young Romanians, wearing traditional costumes will highlight the colour and charm of our tradition, keeper of the Romanian spirit.
The Romanian Association of Wales will make a donation of books and costumes to the Embassy of Romania in London.
Associate Dr. Elena Tirziman will present the book donnation, in dialogue with the public.
The release of the Romanian poetry book Parfumul Ingerilor (The Perfume of Angels), written by Ionela Flood will complete the evening programme. The book has illustrations made by John Astalus, Adina Romanescu Vlaic Peter, Amy Lee and Adela Ursache, and comes with a multimedia CD.
The event will also include a recital performed by the Romanian pianist Diana Ionescu.
This project has been initiated by Ştefan Giurcă, founding member of the Romanian Association of Wales and benefits of the kind support of the Presidential Administration, the Embassy of Romania in London, the Ministry of Culture and National Cultural Heritage, the National Library of Romania, “Dimitrie Gusti” National Village Museum – Bucharest, “Busuiocul” – Romanian folk dance group of Bacau, as well as of the Romanian National Television.
Please RSVP until 18 June to Ionela Flood on email : firstname.lastname@example.org or mobile 07515253584.
Ionela Flood -Românca Society & Stefan Giurca-Romanian Association of Wales