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April 18, 2021

Bucharest Tales at ICR

The Romanian Cultural Institute (ICR) <Aleea Ale­xandru 38> will be hosting  Friday, Sept 16 the launch of the volume Bucharest tales, an anthology of English texts about Bucharest, published this year by the New Europe Writers Publishing House (Poland/Great Britain). The volume contains poetry and prose inspired by Bucharest and written by established or lesser known artists, most of them Roma­nian – Mircea Carta­rescu, Dan Mircea Cipariu, Denisa Comanescu, Train T. Cosovei, Dan Lungu, Ioana Ieronim, Adrian Pau­nescu, Ioan Es. Pop, Simona Popescu, Doina Rusti, Saviana Stanescu, Bogdan Suceava, Stelian Tanase, Grete Tartler, Lucian Dan Teodorovici, Calin Torsa and others – as well as foreign – Igor Isakovski (Macedonia), Mike Ormsby (Great Britain), Jen­nifer Robert­son (Great Britain). Among the event attendees – the anthology authors – John Beckett (Australia), James Coon (USA) and Andrew Fincham (Greta Britain). Bucharest tales is the 5th volume in a series aimed at supplementing the tourist guides of the capitals of the “New Europe”.

From 6:30 pm, the discussion about Bucharest will carry on at the Anthony Frost bookshop (Calea Victoriei no 45). Public access is free.

The ‘Royal Romania’ tender will open the new season of Artmark tenders on September 27 at the Bucharest National Opera, a communiqué quoted by Mediafax informs. The tender will start at 7.30 PM and will consist of 200 works of art dating back from Romania’s monarchical period. Jewels offered as a gift, dedicated to or belonging to members of the Royal Family and of the aristocracy, paintings and sculptures, parade guns and books, rare silverware and porcelain bearing Royal trademarks, orders and decorations instituted by the Royal House and many other items will be presented on the scene of the Opera. The items are estimated at EUR 400,000.

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