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June - 2005



Special Event - Diplomatic Evening


Senior business delegates and members of the Bucharest diplomatic corps gathered together at the Crowne Plaza Grand Ballroom in an informal meeting organised by The Diplomat - Bucharest magazine to enjoy a warm Spring evening and sample some of the most praised and select local and international varieties of wine.

Partners were Bancpost, Premium Auto, Vinexpert and Carl Reh Winery.


Last Month Events

New Mayor of Bucharest Adriean Videanu announced measures to transform the city centre into a financial zone and increase private involvement in the capital at a recent American Chamber of Commerce business mixer at the JW Marriott. Proposals also included a curbing of further public housing projects and a relocation of the industrial sector to the outside of Bucharest.

Prime minister Calin Popescu Tariceanu and French ambassador Mr Herve Bolot opened the French Days' events last month, which included seminars and an exposition where leading brands such as Citroen, Alcatel, Peugeot, Renault, Systra and SNCF presented their latest offerings to their eastern European partner.

A museum of Jewish culture and civilization, a Holocaust information center and a Holocaust memorial will arrive in Bucharest, states the Ministry of Culture, once the funding can be found. The Jewish community of USA and Israel, as well as the Romanian State, have pledged to contribute and the complex is due to be completed in two or three years, says Minister of Culture Mona Musca. At the same event, State Secretary Virgil Nitulescu of the Ministry of Culture also announced that preparations for a museum of Rroma culture will begin

The Croatian embassy hosted a private dinner at the embassy premisses to support a program helping children affected by the tsunami and the reconstruction of schools. Croatian ambassador Zeljko Kupresak is pictured above with the Alegreto choir.

Senior ambassadors and dignitaries gathered at the Diplomatic Club to celebrate the anniversary of Norway's declaration of independence on 17 May 1814

Modern paintings inspired by Peru and traditional costume were on display at the Casa Americii Latine (American Latin House). Romanian artist Mihaela Cocheci said her images created: “A perfect harmony with universal and deeply human infinite space.” She also baptised the works with a new movement, called: “ondulism”. To complement the South American theme, students of pan-pipe guru Gheorghe Zamfir also blew some Andean-style melodies.

On the occasion of the International Day of Latinity, the Centre for Brazilian Studies, (Romanian-American University), the Metropolitan Library and the Sector 1 Mayor's Office, under the patronage of the Ministry of Culture and Religious Affairs, have organized the event ‘Romania in the Context of the Latin Union’ on 12 May