Romania in France, France in Romania2 min
The France-Romania 2019 Season ended in France on 16 April, and continues in Romania until 14 July 2019. French culture will be showcased there through its visual and stage arts, gastronomy and music...a look back at the highlights from France and a look foward to the opening of the season in Romania!
Snow Fest in Les Deux Alpes
The 9th edition of Snow Fest, the largest Romanian contemporary music festival abroad, took place at the end of March 2019 in Les Deux Alpes. For 10 days the resort was brought alive by skiing, snowboarding, arts activities, stand-up comedy, sports competitions, paragliding and concerts by Romanian musicians and 20 DJs.
“Persona. Works by Romanian artists” at the Mucem (Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations) in Marseille
The Mucem will be hosting the “Persona. Works by Romanian artists” exhibition until 23 June. In the exhibition, its commissioner Diana Marincu addresses the issue of identities by depicting popular arts and traditions executed by contemporary Romanian artists.
"Marie of Romania, Queen and Artist" at the Palace of Tau, Reims
The exhibition "Marie of Romania, Queen and Artist" evokes the personality of this diplomatic queen through her creations in the "Art Nouveau" spirit, as well as treasures from the royal collections. "
Nico de Transilvania concert in Petit Bain, on the Seine
Nico de Transilvania, DJ, producer and founder of the NGO "Forests without Frontiers”, hosted the closing evening of Romania Season in France in Petit Bain with her latest album: Be One. For each album sold, a tree will be planted in the Carpathian Mountains.
“Cartooning for peace” exhibition at the Muzeul National de Istorie (Istorie National Museum)
Designs and caricatures of the time and also by contemporary artists can be seen in the exhibition “Draw me the war. 1914-2014: Press cartoons on the conflicts of the 20th and 21st centuries” presented by the National Museum of History of Romania, establishing a dialogue between cartoonists over a period of a century.
“Species of spaces” at the National Museum of Art of Romania
In the exhibition “Species of spaces – Works from the Société Générale collection”, a number of contemporary artists offer alternatives to approaching familiar or unknown spaces and evolve them, echoing the essay of George Perec from whom the title is borrowed.
Bob Sinclar Concert in Bucharest
French DJ Bob Sinclar performed on 18 April at George Enescu Square in Bucharest as part of the Spotlight festival dedicated to light and its technologies. This concert marked the opening of the France-Romania season in Bucharest and celebrated the Romanian presidency of the Council of the European Union.
"Renault and art, a living history" at the National Museum of Contemporary Art
The exhibition Renault and art, a living history, 1967-2019 brings together the visionary works of 18 artists from several generations, representing the spirit of innovation and chosen from the car manufacturer's collection of contemporary art.
The Institut français and the project
The 2019 France-Romania Season (November 2018-July 2019) is organised by the Institut français and, in Romania, by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Culture and National Identity and the Romanian Cultural Institute, with the support of the French and Romanian embassies, the Alliances Françaises and other ministries in both countries.