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Sighisoara Fortress

Sighisoara, judetul Mures

Sighisoara is a medieval fortress with architectural ensembles made in rural Gothic style, but also in Renaissance and Baroque styles, which are the result of a constructive effort appeared later in t [read more]

Cetate, Categoria: Istoric
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Barsana Monastery

judetul Maramures, Maramures

The Monastery “Synaxis of the 12 Holy Apostles" from Barsana is a convent, located at 22 km southeast of the Sighetu Marmatiei city, at the exit of Barsana, to the Slatioara bridge, where t [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios | Biserica, Categoria: Religios
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Voronet Monastery

Gura Humorului, judetul Suceava

Founded by Stefan cel Mare, Voronet Monastery church dedicated to "St. Gheorghe" is a synthesis of Byzantine and Gothic elements, made in an original manner. With a brilliant ingenuity, with [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios
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The Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve (DDBRA)

Delta Dunarii, judetul Tulcea

With Romania's adhesion to the Ramsar Convention in 1991, Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve (DDBRA) was recognized as a wetland of international importance especially as waterfowl habitat. Taking into ac [read more]

Parc, Categoria: Natura
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Humor Monastery

Gura Humorului, judetul Suceava

Situated at a distance of 5 to 6 km of Gura Humorului, Humor Monastery is one of the most famous foundations of the Romanian Middle Ages. It was built in 1530 by Toader Bubuiog, member of the divan of [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios
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Hurezi (Horezu) Monastery

Horezu, judetul Valcea

Among the historical monasteries, which decorates the Romanian ground, Hurezi Monastery is considered, along with its hermitages, the most representative architecture complex, defining the Brancoveanu [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios
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The House of Culture

Marasesti, judetul Vrancea

AddressRepublicii, 99

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When raising Marasesti to the rank of city, starting with 1920, and the creation of Great Romania, the premises of a strong culture were created. The city began to be visited more and more frequently by tourists, by important personalities and representatives of the Royal Court. A remarkable spiritual life was expected, driven by intellectuals who came to town, consisting of teachers, priests, officials from city hall and at other institutions and newly established companies. There were organized grand celebrations, events of honouring the celebrations and commemorative days, activities to promote general culture, morality and education, local history, etc., with the help of the two priests and teachers from three schools.

Since 1920, library which worn the name of the hero of 1917, General Eremia Grigorescu, was founded in the hall of School for Girls, librarian being the teacher Valcu. In the same place in 1931, the priest Scarlat Dumitriu founded the House of Culture, with the same name of the general mentioned above. On the ruins of an old inn, which after a while became the stable of the communal bull (Negropontes’ property), and after that, in 1997, the Chamber of Local Council, the Town House of Culture was founded.

A big choir carried on its activity with a repertoire of Romanian folklore, led for a long time by professor and war veteran, Simion Valerian, a student theater, a dance ensemble recognized throughout the country (supported by the former factory “Chimica"), and many other cultural and artistic activities. Here, in 1977, the oldest literary club in Vrancea, called "Poesis", was founded, led by Constantin Ghinita, known today as "Dor de Eminescu".
 
In the year 1978 the House of Science and Technology for Youth was founded, now called The House of Culture "Emanoil Petrut", which officially functioned from 1984 and was subordinated until 1989 to the former UTC (The Young Communists Union). In 1990 it was taken over by the BTT and in 1992 the heritage became the property of Marasesti City Hall. By decision of the Local Council in 2001 on the initiative of the House of Culture, the institution was named after the great theater and cinema actor, Emanoil Petrut.

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