The National Commission of Romania for UNESCO launches the program ”Open Gates at NCR UNESCO”, II-nd edition
Article published on 12-11-2018
The National Commission of Romania for UNESCO organizes at its headquarters on Anton Cehov Street no. 8, during October 29 – November 26, the second edition of the biennial program "Open Gates at NCR UNESCO", where a series of educational - cultural projects will be launched, organized in partnership with UNESCO entities in Romania: photo and sculpture exhibitions, book launches, movie screenings, debates, conferences, artistic moments.
"Open Gates at NCR UNESCO" II-nd edition commemorates the Centenary of the Great Union in 1918 and marks the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018. The official opening of the program will take place on October 29 at 13.00.
Photo exhibition "Treasures of Romania", UNESCO heritage in Romania, signed by Ilie Tudorel, photographer - Millennium Association (October 29, 13.30 - 15.00, October 30 - November 2, 10.00 - 16.00, November 5 - 7, 10.00 - 16.00).
Conference and launch of documentary film "The nomad heart of the Great Union" - Association for Intercultural Dialogue (October 30, 12.00 - 13.00 conference, October 31, 17.00 - 18.00 film screening).
"Clothing and songs from the folklore" event - "Dana Ardelea" Cultural Foundation (November 2, 16.00 - 17.00).
"The Blaj of our Union" conference - Romania Club for UNESCO (November 7, 17.00 - 19.00).
Presentation of the book "First World War between reality and fiction" - prof. Gîrmacea Gabriela, "Grigore Moisil" National College Onești (November 9, 10.00-12.00).
Musashi sculpture exhibition, World Premiere – ”Art Promo” Cultural Foundation (November 10, 10.00 - 18.00).
Symposium - Debate "The unextinguished destiny of Iulia Hașdeu" – Association for UNESCO "Iulia Haşdeu" (November 14, 15.00 - 17.00).
"Young graduates of the Arts, between closed doors and open borders" debate – ”Flower Power” Cultural Association (November 15, 15.00 - 17.00).
Launch of the brochure "Slobozia - the land of the heroes everywhere" and the exhibition of fine art "Centenary of the Great Union under the sign of the artists from Bărăgan" - Cultural Center for UNESCO "Ionel Perlea" (November 16, 17.30 - 18.30 brochure launch and opening of exhibition, November 19 - 21, 10.00 - 16.00 exhibition).
The International Symposium "Art and civilization in Romanian monastic spaces", "Monasteries during the First World War" - NCR UNESCO (November 16, 15.00 - 17.30, UNESCO headquarters, 8th Anton Cehov str., November 17 - 21, at the Archbishopric of Râmnic).
Symposium "Health and longevity through natural therapies" - Mirabilis Foundation (November 22, 10.00 - 15.00).
Following the program "Open Gates at NCR UNESCO", on the evening of November 27, there will be held the 3rd edition of the "Romania – UNESCO Gala", which will bring together the institutional partners of the National Commission of Romania for UNESCO, respectively representatives of ministries, local authorities, state institutions with UNESCO competences, as well as collaborators, personalities from UNESCO's areas of interest - education, science, culture, communication and information. Within the Gala, the opening of the exhibition and the launch of the film "Let's Love Romania!", project of the Ovidius European Cooperation Association, which proposes a trip through Romania’s national and universal heritage, will take place. Also, diplomas of excellence will be handed out to outstanding personalities from Romania who have contributed substantially to the development and promotion of UNESCO values locally and internationally. The Gala will be complemented by an artistic moment sustained by master Marin Cazacu and a dinner.
We thank our sponsors - Residence Hotels Bucharest, Cofetăria Ina, Licorna Winehouse, Business Channels Connect, as well as our partners - TVR, Radio România Actualități, Radio România Cultural, Ziarul Metropolis, UNITER.
Iulia Jugănaru - Concept and Coordination "Open Gates at NCR UNESCO" and NCR UNESCO Gala