Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Romanian Carnival in Venice

Romania will participate for the first time officially, as guest of honor, in the traditional Venice Carnival between January 25th - February 6th 2008. The event will be marked by large-scale cultural manifestations showcasing Romanian culture.

Some of the artists who will represent Romania at the shows in Venice are actor Dan Puric, Olt county folk dancers, the Sukar Collective Gypsy musicians, the Masca theatre group, the Philarmonia chamber orchestra, the bands Nightlosers, Marius Mihalache, Amadeus and Nicolas Simion. Inside the traditional space of the Venice Biennale, the Venice City Hall offered Romania Italy's Pavilion.

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