On Tosca’s Trail – A History of the Three Real-life Architectural Monuments in Rome Featured in Puccini’s Opera

August 12, 2022, 14.00-17.00, (Romanian time, hybrid, English/Romanian – depending on the audience) One of the most frequently performed and most popular among opera fans, Puccini’s “Tosca” is set in Rome in the year 1800.  Not only the plot unfolds against a backdrop of real historical events, but also its...

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We launched the FRI Community Archive!

22.03.2022 The FRI Community Archive is an independent community-based archive located in Calbor and Făgăraș, Romania. The archive works on the principles of participation, research, open access, and debate. Participation  The archive collaborates with the local community that participates actively in the process of collecting archival records and collections. Our...

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SPACE: Sustainable Partnerships for Arts and Culture in Europe

Like many rural European regions, communities in Transylvania, East Germany, and Albania are challenged by migration and an accelerating decline of local cultural offerings. Although most villages in Albania and Romania have designated cultural centers, such spaces are still to become more connected to local communities. Meanwhile, new community spaces...

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