Romanian Cultural Evening at the Palais des Nations - December 16, 2002

On December 16, 2002, under the aegis of the "Year 2002 - Dialogue among civilisations", the Permanent Mission of Romania and United Nations Office in Geneva hosted, at the Palais des Nations, a Romanian cultural evening, under the high auspices of Mr. Sergei Ordzhonikidze, the General Director of the Geneva UN Office and in the presence of H.E. Mr. Razvan Theodorescu, the Minister of Culture and Religious Affairs.

H.E. Ambassador Anda Filip, the Permanent Representative of Romania to the UN Geneva, inaugurated the Romanian Cultural Evening with a brief introductory presentation. H.E. Mr. Razvan Theodorescu, then held a conference on the topic :"The Romanian Culture in European Context".

The evening continued with a series of events, namely a chamber music concert offered by a group of young Romanian musicians - Trio Althair Group and the vernisage of a painting exhibition: "Georges Dumitresco and his Universe".

This unique Romanian evening was shared with a numerous audience, some 400 guests, a part of the Romanian spirituality, embraced by the joyfulness of the coming winter Holidays, in a very warm atmosphere.

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