Eminescu honoured by the Academy, on National Culture Day


The president of the Romanian Academy Ionel Haiduc and Patriarch Daniel attended the special session of the Academy dedicated to the National Culture Day, celebrated on January 15, the anniversary of the great poet Mihai Eminescu. A religious ceremony Te Deum was held on Wednesday in memory of Romania’s national poet at the Uspenia Church in the county of Botosani, on occasion of his 164th birthday anniversary. Also on Wednesday, another ceremony in Eminescu’s memory took place at the Church of the Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel located in the Ipotesti Memorial – Mihai Eminescu Studies Centre. The National Culture day was marked also abroad through events organised by the Romanian Cultural Institute.

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