ICR

MISIUNEA ICR

Misiunea Institutului Cultural Român este promovarea culturii şi civilizaţiei naţionale în ţară şi în afara ei. Creşterea vizibilităţii valorilor culturale româneşti în lume constituie scopul principal al activităţilor desfăşurate de ICR. Cadru legal

Virgil Mihaiu - Jazz Connections in Romania, (ediţie în limba engleză), 2007, 200 p.

Structurată pe trei capitole (Landmarks for alternative jazz identities in the wake of totalitarianism, Anticipations of postmodern jazz aesthetics şi A concise history of jazz in Romania), lucrarea de faţă are ambiţia de a oferi cititorului de limbă engleză o minuţioasă

Reţeaua institutelor culturale româneşti

Reţeaua institutelor culturale româneşti Autori: Irina Ionescu, Ovidiu Dajbog-Miron An: 2008 Traducatori: Alistair Ian Blyth Descriere: Direcţia Generală Institute Culturale Româneşti din Străinătate a lansat o broşură de prezentare a celor mai importante

DESPRE REVISTĂ

Revista care poartă azi numele de Euresis a fost fondată în anul 1973 cu titlul Cahiers Roumains d'Études Littèraires (C. R. E. L. ) şi a apărut sub egida şi în regia editurii Univers condusă atunci de Romul Munteanu. Direcţia propriu-zisă a revistei i-a

The Town Within The Town

Government Palace in Victoriei Sq. a fragment from the novel Derapaj (Skid), Iaşi, Polirom 2006 Maria’s life glowed with a murky sort of splendor, her past, though committed to oblivion, constantly closing in on her and obscuring her thoughts like the spots of a solar

Patriarch Of Romanian Geology

Grigore Antipa Museum of Natural History and Geology Museum and Institute The beginnings of Romanian geology and paleontology are closely connected to the name of a great scholar, who opened up the way: Gregoriu Stefanescu. An extremely complex scientist, whose contribution

Bucharest – An Oddity Surviving Against All Odds

Bucharest (Rom. Bucureşti) has been some sort of oddity since the very first days of its existence. The legend has it that it was founded by a shepherd, named Bucur, and it was later named after him. Not remotely as glorious a godparent as the goddess of wisdom (the case

The Past: Plus Quam Perfectum

Bucharest is a city in search of identity. Its precise moment of birth is unknown, for the Cetatea Dîmboviţei of the 14th and 15th centuries only played host to its rulers when they occasionally came to ward off threats from south of the Danube or Hungarian attacks form

Little Pariah

June 1, 2008 was election day for the local administration in Romania. The candidates for Bucharest City Hall and the six, relatively independent, “sector” mayoralties fought desperate wars to win. Many people have a lousy opinion about Bucharest, formerly known as

Brâncuşi Y Su Influencia En La Escultura Del Siglo XX

El escultor más importante de la primera mitad delsiglo XX fue sin duda alguna Constantin Brancusi(1876 – 1957), un rumano… (Howard Hibbard, Obras maestras de la escultura – la plástica europea y americana de la Edad Media hasta el presente, Nueva York, 1977) Preámbulo 

The Difficult Beginnings Of A Superstar

An ancient symbol of war, because of its reddish color, Mars started with a low profile in the gallery of inhabited worlds. Up till the 19th century, it could bear no comparison with the Moon. In his Itinerarium exstaticum (1656), Athanasius Kircher (1601-1680) proposed

Playing With The Past

A Word with Two Meanings We invent words, then let ourselves be subjugated by them. There would be no knowledge without words, but it is words again that grow into independent entities, obstacles that come between us and the real world. They move us closer to and at the