Make room, a summer of super moons is approaching!

The mysterious light and look of the Moon will be bathing our planet in July, August and September, according to www.space.com .

A super moon is considered to be 14 % bigger than 30 % brighter than other full moons. A supermoon is the coincidence of a full moon or a new moon with the closest approach the Moon makes to the Earth on its elliptical orbit, resulting in the largest apparent size of the lunar disk as seen from Earth.

The term “supermoon” is not astronomical, but originated in modern astrology. The association of the Moon with both oceanic and crustal tides has led to claims that the supermoon phenomenon may be associated with increased risk of events such as earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, but the evidence of such a link is widely held to be unconvincing.

The most recent occurrence was on 30 January 2014. The next occurrence will be on 10 August 2014, which will be the closest encounter in 2014.
The opposite phenomenon, an apogee-syzygy, has been called a micromoon,though this term is not as widespread as supermoon.

 

Ioana Toader, Access Romania Online

Traditional Romanian land explored by the photographer Rena Effendi

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As per today’s “What we like” post we chose the article wrote on www.instituteartist.com  about Transylvania, a traditional Romanian land, a story which Rena Effendi tells after having an amazing experience in a place like Maramures, where she stayed in a 800 people village named Hoteni.

Two months in the fields, shooting and experiencing the life that the Maramures people where living day by day.

“People spend the day in the field,” she said. “They take their food, they take naps. You see these women climbing on top of the haystack in special trousers so the wind doesn’t blow up their skirts.”

Ms. Effendi asked one family why they kept doing what they do, when they could simply go to a market. “They said, ‘Well, what are we going to do with all this land, then?’ ” she recalled. ” ‘It’s just going to sit there?’ ”

A farmer in Breb told Adam Nicolson, writing for the July 2013 issue of National Geographic, that houses there had cost six haystacks in Communist times. “Hay is gold,” It is also an art: “You can even guess who the owner is by the shape of a haystack,” she said. “They have their individual styles and forms.”

But, while Maramures still has the look of a fairy tale, it is on the verge of vanishing.

Visit the full article and gallery on www.instituteartist.com

Born in 1977 in Baku, Azerbaijan, Rena Effendi has been photographing since 2001. From the outset, Effendi has focused her documentary work on the oil industry’s effects on people’s lives in her own country. As a result, she followed a 1,700 km oil pipeline through Georgia and Turkey, collecting stories along the way. This work of six years was published in 2009 in her first book “Pipe Dreams: A Chronicle of Lives along the Pipeline”.

With several international photography awards such as “Fifty Crows” Documentary Photography award, Mario Giacomelli Memorial Fund award, and Getty Images Editorial grant , Rena Effendi continues to expend her work and looks for all greate creations of this world through the camera lens.

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Photo source: instituteartist.com 

Ioana Toader, Access Romania Online

 

Week-end events in Bucharest, Romania: Tennis – BRD Bucharest Open, Summer School, Summer Bazar, Hugh Laurie concert

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Friday,  July 10, 2014

12:00 – 20:00 Tennis – BRD Bucharest Open, at BNR Arenas, Bucharest. Access is 15 lei.

19:00 – Summer School – Introduction Archeology  at Fundatia Calea Victoriei, Popa Soare Street, Nr. 40, 1st floor, Bucharest. Access 200 – 225 LEI;

19:00 – Rhetorical Summer school: theory and practice at Fundatia Calea Victoriei, Popa Soare Street, Nr. 40, 1st floor, Bucharest. Access is 200 – 225 LEI;

23:00 – Miami to Ibiza via Bucharest at Daimon Club, Calea Piscului, Nr 10, Tineretului Park, Bucharest. Access is 10 lei <00.00> 20 lei

 

Saturday, July 11, 2014

12:00 – 20:00 Tennis – BRD Bucharest Open, at BNR Arenas, Bucharest. Access is 40 lei.

12:00 – 20:00 Summer Bazar – goodies festival  at Romexpo, Bucharest. Free access

19:00 – Summer School – Introduction Archeology  at Fundatia Calea Victoriei, Popa Soare Street, Nr. 40, 1st floor, Bucharest. Access 200 – 225 LEI;

19:00 – Summer School – Introduction in Art’s History at Fundatia Calea Victoriei, Popa Soare Street, Nr. 40, 1st floor, Bucharest. Access 200 – 225 LEI;

19:00 – Rhetorical Summer school: theory and practice at Fundatia Calea Victoriei, Popa Soare Street, Nr. 40, 1st floor, Bucharest. Access is 200 – 225 LEI;

20:00 – Jazzy Connections #8 – Whatever Works at the OAR Garden, Bucharest. Free access

20:00 – Cats in the Rain – Special Night la Plastilina at Plastilina 8, Olari Street, Bucharest. Access is 20 LEI

23:00 – Miami to Ibiza via Bucharest at Daimon Club, Calea Piscului, Nr 10, Tineretului Park, Bucharest. Access is 10 LEI  <00.00> 20 LEI

 

Sunday, July 12, 2014

10:00 – Organic Days in the garden J’ai Bistrot Bucharest, 55 Calea Grivitei, Bucharest. Free access

12:00 – 20:00 Tennis – BRD Bucharest Open, at BNR Arenas, Bucharest. Access is 40 lei.

12:00 – 20:00 Summer Bazar – goodies festival  at Romexpo, Bucharest. Free access

14:00 – REframe – Workshop of positive thinking at La Un Ceai, Luigi Cazzavillan, nr 25, Bucharest.

20:00 – Hugh Laurie – premiere at the Palace Hall, 28 Ion Campineanu Street, Bucharest. Access is VIP – 310 LEI, I category – 260 LEI, II category – 200 LEI, III category – 170 LEI, IV category – 125 LEI.

22:00 – Crew Love Pool Party at La Plage, 26-30 Odaii Highway, Otopeni. Access is 30 lei <00:00> 40 lei

 

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Movie openings this week in Bucharest, Romania: Dawn of the Planet of Apes, Begin Again , Cannibal, Cuban Fury

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Director Matt Reeves

Starring Andy Serkis, Gary Oldman, Jason Clarke, Keri Russell

On at Brasov: Cityplex; Bucharest: Grand Cinema & More, Grand VIP Studios, Hollywood Multiplex, Movieplex Cinema Plaza, Cinema City Cotroceni, Cinema City Cotroceni VIP, Cinema City Sun Plaza, The Light Cinema, CinemaPRO, Glendale Studio, Patria; Cluj: Cinema City Iulius, Cinema City Polus, Cinema Florin Piersic; Constanta: Cinema City, Cityplex; Iasi: Cinema City; Targu Mures: Cinema City, Arta 3D; Timisoara: Cinema City; Oradea: Cortina Digiplex, Cinema Palace; Ploiesti: Cinema City, Club Cinema Twins, Cinema City Afi Palace; Craiova: Patria, Colours Cinema; Pitesti: Cinema City; Ramnicu Valcea: Geo Saizescu, Line Cinema; Arad: Cinema City Atrium, Cinema City Galleria; Baia Mare: Cinema City; Satu Mare: GM Cinema 3D; Braila: Cinema City; Buzau: Dacia; Alba Iulia: Colours Cinema; Sibiu: Arta; Bacau: Cinema City; Targu Jiu: Sergiu Nicolaescu; Botosani: Cine Grand;  Vulcan: Luceafarul; Tulcea: Cityplex;

Begin Again

Director John Carney

Starring Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo

On at Brasov: Cityplex; Bucharest: Grand Cinema & More, Grand VIP Studios, Hollywood Multiplex, Movieplex Cinema Plaza, Cinema City Cotroceni, Cinema City Cotroceni VIP, Cinema City Sun Plaza, The Light Cinema, Patria;  Cluj: Cinema City Iulius, Cinema Florin Piersic; Constanta: Cinema City, Cityplex; Timisoara: Cinema City; Oradea: Cortina Digiplex, Cinema Palace; Ploiesti: Cinema City Afi Palace; Craiova: Patria; Ramnicu Valcea: Geo Saizescu; Arad: Cinema City Atrium; Braila: Cinema City; Bacau: Cinema City; Targu Jiu: Sergiu Nicolaescu; Botosani: Cine Grand;  Tulcea: Cityple;

Cannibal

Director Manuel Martín Cuenca

Starring Olimpia Melinte, Antonio de la Torre

On at Brasov: Cityplex; Bucharest: Grand Cinema & More, Hollywood Multiplex, Corso, Elvira Popescu, Europa, NCRR, Scala, Studio; Cluj: Cinema Florin Piersic; Constanta: Cityplex; Iasi: Republica; Craiova: Modern; Pitesti: Sebastian Papaiani; Piatra Neamt: Dacia; Botosani: Unirea;

Cuban Fury

Director James Griffiths

Starring Nick Frost, Chris O’Dowd, Rashida Jones

On at Brasov: Cityplex; Bucharest:Grand Cinema & More, Grand VIP Studios, Hollywood Multiplex, Movieplex Cinema Plaza, Cinema City Cotroceni, Cinema City Cotroceni VIP, Cinema City Sun Plaza, The Light Cinema, Glendale Studio; Cluj: Cinema City Iulius; Constanta: Cinema City, Cityplex; Targu Mures: Cinema City; Timisoara: Cinema City; Oradea: Cortina Digiplex, Cinema Palace; Ploiesti: Cinema City; Arad: Cinema City Atrium; Satu Mare: GM Cinema 3D; Braila: Cinema City; Tulcea: Cityplex;

Coming up next week: Sex Tape – July 18th

Planes: Fire & Rescue – July 18th

Kraftidioten – July 18th

Ioana Toader, Access Romania Online 

 

Outdoor library to open this weekend in Bucharest, Romania

Summer is here and Bucharest chooses to have fun by organizing a reading session with an outdoor library in Cismigiu Park, Alexandru Ioan Cuza Park and Tineretului Park during July 8 – August 31, a project named “Parcul Cartilor” (The Books Park).

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The publishing house “Litera” is supporting this project and offers to all book addicts the possibility to read over 100 books from its shelf’s,  from stories with fairies and heroes, fiction, history, practical books and entertaining books.

In the Book’s Park you will be able to find volumes from known collections such as “Bestseller”, “Premium”, “Thriller”, “Nobel”.

Additional information you can find on the website litera.ro .

The outdoor libraries are part of a  campaign which encourages reading that the publishing house “Litera” supports with the occasion of celebrating 25 years of existence.

photo source: metropotam.ro

Ioana Toader, Access Romania Online

Movie openings this week in Romania: Think Like a Man Too, Third Person

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Think Like a Man Too

Director Tim Story

Starring Regina Hall, Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy, Adam Brody, Jerry Ferrara

On at Brasov: Cityplex; Bucharest: Grand Cinema & More, Grand VIP Studios, Hollywood Multiplex, Movieplex Cinema Plaza, Cinema City Cotroceni, Cinema City Cotroceni VIP, Cinema City Sun Plaza, The Light Cinema, CinemaPRO, Glendale Studio, Patria; Cluj: Cinema City Iulius, Cinema City Polus Cinema Florin Piersic; Constanta: Cinema City, Cityplex; Targu Mures: Cinema City, Arta 3D; Timisoara: Cinema City; Oradea: Cinema Palace; Ploiesti:Cinema City, Club Cinema Twins, Cinema City Afi Palace; Craiova: Patria, Colours Cinema; Pitesti: Cinema City, Ramnicu Valcea, Geo Saizescu; Arad: Cinema City Atrium, Cinema City Galleria; Baia Mare: Cinema City; Satu Mare:GM Cinema 3D; Braila:Cinema City; Buzau: Dacia; Alba Iulia: Colours Cinema; Sibiu: Arta; Bacau: Cinema City; Targu Jiu: Sergiu Nicolaescu; Botosani: Cine Grand; Vulcan: Luceafarul; Tulcea: Cityplex.

 

Third Person

Director Paul Haggis

Starring Liam Neeson, Mila Kunis, Olivia Wilde, Maria Bello, Adrien Brody, James Franco

On at Brasov: Cityplex; Bucharest: Grand Cinema & More, Grand VIP Studios, Hollywood Multiplex, Movieplex Cinema Plaza, Cinema City Cotroceni, Cinema City Cotroceni VIP, Cinema City Sun Plaza, The Light Cinema, CinemaPRO, Glendale Studio; Cluj: Cinema City Iulius, Victoria; Constanta: Cinema City: Cityplex; Iasi: Cinema City; Targu Mures: Cinema City: Arta 3D; Timisoara: Cinema City; Oradea: Cinema Palace; Ploiesti: Cinema City; Craiova: Colours Cinema; Ramnicu Valcea:Line Cinema; Arad: Cinema City Atrium; Satu Mare: GM Cinema 3D; Braila: Cinema City; Buzau: Dacia; Alba Iulia: Colours Cinema; Sibiu: Arta; Botosani: Cine Grand; Vulcan: Luceafarul; Tulcea: Cityplex;

Coming up soon: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – 11th July;

Begin Again – 11th July;

Caníbal – 11th July;

Cuban Fury – 11th July;

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Brasov – a “To do” on your wish list

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If you live in Bucharest or any other crowded city, you most certainly wish for a city break, somewhere in the heart of the mountains, climbing and exploring or at the sea shores where you can have a long cool bath in the salty waters of the sea, anything to be away from your office and all the sheets standing on your desk.

We took the chance to make our way to the mountains, to be more exact in Brasov, also named as Kronshtadt  (GermanKrone for “crown” and Stadt for “city”), a city  located in the central part of the country, Transylvania, about 166 kilometers (103 miles) north of Bucharest and 380 km (236 mi) from the Black Sea, surrounded by our mighty Southern Carpathians.

The train was our “ship” to Brasov, traveling with InterRegio for about 2 hours and 40 minutes, always a busy train having many tourists going every week to Sinaia, Busteni,Azuga, Predeal and Brasov.  A good book and the great view with the mountains that appears right after passing Campina will make the time pass easily. We arrived in the Train Station of Brasov with great enthusiast and ready to be inspired of this wonderful Saxon old town.

When you first step out of the train it’s like the mountains salute’s you and awaits for you to discover even more than they actually show. Seeing the almost slow way of living day by day that the Transylvanians have gives you the feeling that here the time is always in a “on going vacation” and is more indulgent.

We took the bus 4 from the train station and we stopped at the bus station Nicolae Titulesc Park. If you will literally turn your head to right after you step out of the bus, you will see the mount named “Tampa” which has written on it in a hollywood style “Brasov”.  The fact that the city is so clean makes you appreciate that there are still some people which really care of our rich cities in great history and tries to conservate it with proudness and joy.

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The old town is one of the best preserved old towns in Europe with splendid architecture  and old fortifications and is well worth taking a few days to explore. The city has an amazing history with influences from Germany, the Austria-Hungarian Empire and the old communist state.

The fact that our stomach was asking for food so badly didn’t stopped us from standing for five minute in one place admiring everything that was surrounding us. It’s really worthy every single Leu that you spend in this city. We made our way on Republicii Street to find a restaurant with traditional food.

“La Ceaun” is a fancy, non-smoking  small restaurant right on the entrance of the Michael Weiss Street. They have delicious traditional goodies which will make your sense of taste explode because of the great ingredients that they mix. We had two Zaganu beers, a plate with tomatoes and some burduf cheese. This was a fresh start after the train travel. The menu was offering beef soup and some “fasole frecata” (beans smashed and mixed with onion, garlic, salt pepper and sun-flower oil). We also have some home made apple pie. This meal made our day! I promise you that will probably won’t need to eat until next morning.

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After we finished eating we took our way to Piata Sfatului, the center of the old fortress Brasov. You can visit Casa Sfatului (“The mayor’s former office building”). The administration for Brașov was here for more than 500 years.

We really wanted to visit Biserica Neagră (“The Black Church”), a celebrated Gothic site – the building dates from 1477, when it replaced an older church (demolished around 1385). Its acquired the name after being blackened by smoke from the 1689 great fire.  This Church is an amazing mix of architecture, history and religion.

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We were lost in the greatness of this church. The inside was very well preserved and had paintings from the 15th century illustrates different action that took place in the church or in the name of the church. Its altar originally featured a single column, but its role in supporting the entire central structure — on the model of German cathedrals built by Hans Stettheimer (a view expressed by researchers such as Ernst Kühlbrandt and Antal Hekler) is under dispute. The naves took longer to complete, and construction was interrupted for various intervals: in 1423, Pope Martin V issued an indulgence for people involved in construction, as a means to reactivate the site; in 1474, a document issued by Sixtus IV acknowledged that work was still lagging. We promised ourselves  that we will come again and visit the church because every time there is something new to discover in its beauty.

We then head along back to Republicii Street and went to Mount Tampa, we wanted badly  to take the cable car and go up to the hill of the mount, right where it has written Brasov. It takes around 5 minute by cable car to actually be on top of the mount. Plus there is a cafe/restaurant at the top of the mountain which still has the communist look from 26 years ago.

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From there you can actually see the entire fortification. The walls of the fortress are showing the exact place on where was the fortress buit. It’s a magic place and it will promise you amazing views of Brasov. This is” must go” place.

After this amazing view, we took the cable cabin back and went on a walk along the walls of the Brasov Fortress. With the fresh air and the historical theme of this town, it can be considered also a romantic place to go. This place caught our attention for next few years.

We also visited:

  • The First Romanian School, a museum with the first Romanian printing press among many other firsts.
  • The Rope Street, the narrowest street in Romania.
  • Șchei, the historically Bulgarian but then Romanian neighborhood outside of the old walled city.
  • Catherine’s Gate, the only original city gate to have survived from medieval times.
  • Şchei Gate, next to Catherine’s Gate, built in 1827.
  • The Orthodox church of the Dormition of the Theotokos, built in 1896.
  • Muzeul Prima Carte Românească, a museum exhibiting the first book printed in the Romanian language.
  • Tâmpa, a small mountain in the middle of the city (900m above sea level), a sightseeing spot near the old city center.
  • The “Brașov Citadel Fortress” – Cetățuia Brașovului
  • The nearby Bran Castle, attracting many fans of Dracula and often (but incorrectly) said to have been the home of Vlad the Impaler.
  • Poiana Brașov, mainly a ski resort but also a sightseeing spot.
  • Râșnov Fortress, above the nearby town of Râșnov, is a restored peasant fortress
  • Prejmer Fortress, in the nearby commune of Prejmer

 

So if you are in a look for adventure, historical places and fresh air, Brasov promises to fulfill all your wishes. Even if it’s summer or winter, you will be amazed with the good food, great view and the architecture of the old city. Of course, do not forget your camera and your energy!

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Movie openings this week-end in Romania: The Hangover Part III, Zambezia

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The Hangover Part III (2013)

Directed by Todd Phillips

Starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis

Movie type: Comedy

On in Brasov: Cityplex Brasov; Bucharest: Grand Cinema Digiplex, Grand VIP Studios, Hollywood Multiplex, Movieplex Cinema Plaza, The Light Cinema, Cinema PRO, Cinema City Cotroceni, Cinema City Cotroceni VIP, Cinema City Sun Plaza, Glendale Studio, Patria, Studio; Cluj: Cinema City, Odeon, Cinema City Polus, Cinema; Constanta: Cityplex, Cinema City; Iasi: Cinema City; Targu Mures: Arta 3D, Cinema City; Timisoara: Cinema City; Oradea: Cortina Digiplex, Cinema Palace; Ploiesti: Club Cinema Twins, Premiera, Cinema City; Craiova: Patria, 3D Colours Cinema; Pitesti: Cinema City; Arad: Cinema City, Cinema City Galleria; Baia Mare: Cinema City; Satu Mare: GM Cinema 3D; Braila: Cinema City Braila; Buzau: Dacia; Targu Jiu: Sergiu Nicolaescu; Tulcea: Cityplex; Chisinau: Patria –Multiplex, Patria-Riscani; Balti: Patria.

Zambezia (2012)

Directed by Wayne Thornely

Starring Abigail Breslin, Jeff Goldblum, Jamal Mixon, Samuel L. Jackson

Movie type: Animation, Adventures, Comedy, Family

On in Brasov: Cityplex Brasov; Bucharest: Grand Cinema Digiplex, Hollywood Multiplex, Movieplex Cinema Plaza, The Light Cinema, Cinema City Cotroceni, Cinema City Sun Plaza; Cluj: Cinema City, Cinema City Polus; Constanta: Cityplex, Cinema City; Iasi: Cinema City; Targu Mures: Cinema City; Timisoara: Cinema City; ; Oradea: Cortina Digiplex, Cinema Palace; Ploiesti: Club Cinema Twins, Cinema City; Pitesti: Cinema City; Ramnicu Valcea: Ostroveni; Arad: Cinema City, Cinema City Galleria; Baia Mare: Cinema City; Satu Mare: GM Cinema 3D; Braila: Cinema City Braila; Bacau: Cinema City; Tulcea Cityplex.

Coming up in the following weeks:

Epic-premiere on June 07, 2013

After Earth- premiere on June 07, 2013

Los Amantes Pasajeros- premiere on June 07, 2013

~Access Romania Online~ Ioana Toader, ioana.toader.m@gmail.com

Romanian Government to cut in half, for the next three years, the funds to bound the apartment blocks with high seismic risk

dreamstime_2369494Romanian Government has announced that the funds from the state budget intended for the municipalities to bound the apartment blocks  with seismic risk, will be cut  in half in the next three years, even if the experts warned that the buildings could collapse in case of an earthquake.

In five years, the money appropriated from the state budget for this case, has a few fluctuations from RON 7.8 million in 2008 and RON 5.8 million in 2010, to RON 8.1 million in 2012. This year it is estimated that will be spent RON 10 million to bind the apartment blocks.

The announcement reveals the fact that for the next three years the amount from the state budget will be cut in half to RON 4 million for 2014, RON 4.5 million in 2015 and RON 5 million for 2016.

Experts warned several times that many blocks, especially in Bucharest, are in great danger in case of a strong earthquake.  According to the official lists with buildings of high risk, there are 112 included in class I of seismic risk, which are endangering the public. These buildings were built between 1900 and 1950 and other 260 buildings of which 60 were built in 1824-1898, are presenting high risk to collapse in case of an earthquake. From this list only 30 were bound in 1990.

In an official document written back in 2006, technical experts have warned the Government that the work to reduce the seismic risk of the existing buildings should be considered as being national interest because a potential earthquake like the one in 1977 or 1940 could produce high losses because of damage over time and could increase the number of buildings affected by earthquakes.

That document indicates that the list of buildings to be bound are listed about 3,000 buildings, of which 600 are classified as Class I seismic risk and the vulnerable buildings are located mainly in Bucharest, in the counties under the influence of  seismic area from  Vrancea, Banat and Fagaras.

At the end of 2011, a study presented by the Pool of Insurance Against Natural Disasters (PAID) warned that the losses resulting from an earthquake similar with the one in March 1977 could cause to the residential sector would reach EUR 4.8 billion, given that the total value of housing nationwide is estimated at EUR 105.6 billion.

The earthquake from March 4, 1977 had a magnitude of 7.2 on the Richter scale and caused losses of over USD two billion, meaning 5 % of GDP from that year, according to the World Bank data.

Of the total losses, 50% were apartments, in Bucharest 90% being victims and 70% losses. The quake caused the death of a number of 1,570 people to which were added 11,300 injured because of a collapse of 28 tall buildings.

-Access Romania Online-Ioana Toader

Images from the earthquake in 1977, Bucharest:

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Graphic art exhibition at the Romanian Banking Institute in Bucharest

ExpozitieGraphic art exhibition, which took place at the Romanian Banking Institute, on May 15, 2013, was a great success for Romanian Ștefan Marcu, a self-taught visual artist from Bucharest.

The graphic art exhibition was made to celebrate 22 years of Special Unit of Gendarmerie 76 from Bucharest, where he also works. The art works are illustrating special activities of the Unit 76 in terms of hardness, high efficiency and reliability in humanitarian missions such as natural disasters or civil causes.

The main art works were two traditional portraits of Eugeniu Carada (1836-1910), Romanian political economist and writer, an upstanding person who founded the economy and Romanian media but also founded the National Bank of Romania (BNR) and Mugur Isărescu, current governor of BNR. The exhibition had a special guest, Ilie Roșianu, art critic who had nothing but great words for the artist Marcu Ștefan, highlighting his huge interest for learning and the great effort and time that he put in the art works.

At the exhibition, the guests had the possibility to choose one or more art works and make an offer. All the money raised were donated to an institute for children with disabilities from Bucharest.

Ștefan Marcu is a self-taught visual artist, born in the North Romania, which has been creating since he was five, starting forming different shapes out of any easy material he could get. During his life, he continued to develop his art skills and reached to a new level of art with drawing, sculpture, photo manipulation, graphics, painting, cartoons and digital art.

He studied at the military school in Drăgășani, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences at Nicolae Titulescu Univeristy, and currently he is studying for Master in Speech Therapy in the Process of Communication, at the University of Bucharest. For more information or art work, visit his Facebook page here . 

-Access Romania Online-Ioana Toader