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Enescu& Fiddlers
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The Enescu Museum yesterday opened an interesting exhibit, meant to show to the public a different face of the legendary composer. Entitled “George Enescu and Romanian fiddlers”, the display is addressed both to the public and to music historians. The exhibit has as starting point studies by Professor Viorel Cosma, published in the volume “Bucharest- Secular Citadel for Romanian Fiddlers”. George Enescu was greatly influenced in his work by gypsy and fiddlers’ music. “We have to be thankful to them for keeping our traditional music, a treasure that we need to keep close to our hearts. They are the ones who have unearthed this richness of tradition, as they are the only ones who keep good care of music.“ In the exhibit will be displayed pictures and sound items reminding one of internationally famous artists such as Grigoras Dinicu, Nicolae Buica, Cristache Ciolac and Lica Stefanescu, as well as pictures testifying to their connections with Enescu.


Venue: George Enescu Museum; Address: 141 Victoriei Ave; Visiting hours: 11 am- 7 pm


Dalles- Kilipirim, extended version


As of March 12, Dalles Hall will open its gates for book, music and film lovers at an extended edition of Kilipirim Fair. This year, the event has reached its tenth edition and will last for a week. All products on display can be purchased for 30 up to 70 percent discount prices, a good opportunity for culture lovers to purchase their favourites for good prices. This year, besides books, music and film DVDs, organizers bring on sale vintage photographs, antiques and children’s games, as well as the first e-book reader sold in Romania incorporating a 101 fundamental book collection. As every year, a ruffle will be organized, prize winners will go home with 3 kilos of books.


All along the fair, Dalles Coffeeshop will display sixty photographs awarded by Nikon in 2009. Entry is free of charge.


Venue: Dalles Hall; Address: 18, Nicolae Balcescu; Open 12-21 March 10 am- 8 pm

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