Press Room

Brussels Opening Concert for the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

The opening concert for the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union in Brussels was held today, January 24th 2019, featuring the Romanian Youth Orchestra, and hosted by the prestigious cultural institution BOZAR.

Bringing together some of the most gifted young musicians from Romania (18-28 years of age), The Romanian Youth Orchestra  – conducted by Mr. Cristian Mandeal and featuring Ms. Anita Hartig as soloist – embodies a well-known Romanian cultural project.

The repertoire includes pieces by famous Romanian composers, among whom George Enescu (Romanian Rhapsody op. 11 no.1 in A Major), Theodor Rogalski (Three Romanian Dances), Grigoraș Dinicu (Hora Staccato), George Grigoriu (Muzica) and Eugen Doga (Waltz of Love).

This event has been organized by the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Members of the Romanian Government, alongside representatives of the European Commission, the European Parliament, the European External Action Service, the European Committee of the Regions, the General Secretariat of the Council of the EU, as well as Romanian MEPs, representatives of the diplomatic corps in Brussels and Romanian civil servants from European institutions, were in attendance at the concert being held in the 2000+ capacity auditorium.

For details see: https://www.bozar.be/en/activities/141145-romanian-youth-orchestra

 

Focus

Photo exhibition “30” dedicated to the anniversary of the Romanian Revolution of 1989, opened at the EU Council, Atrium area

12/03/19

In 2019, we honour the memory of those who 30 years ago took the streets and stood for free and democratic Romania! Do not miss the exhibition “30” opened at the EU Council, Justus Lipsius building - Atrium area. You will see powerful images of those …

The message of Minister for European Affairs George Ciamba at the end of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

06/28/19

“Presiding over the Council was the maturity test for Romania and a means to reconfirm its attachment to the European project” – George Ciamba We are preparing to hand over the Presidency of the EU Council after six intense months,…