Discovering moldova through musicPresentation Transcript
Discovering Moldova through Music Presenter: Irina Cuzminih, Fulbright Scholar, Chisinau, Moldova
Where is Moldova? Moldova has an area of 13,067 square miles, making it slightly larger than Maryland. Population: ~3.5 million Since 1989 – Romanian is official language (Russian)
Welcome to Chisinau the capital of Republic of Moldova Founded in 1436 as a monastery village Located in the middle of the country, on the river Byk Nowadays the population of Chisinau is more than 700 000 inhabitants One of the greenest cities in Europe View slide
EugenDoga (born March 1, 1937) is the most famous Moldovan contemporary composer. Maria Bieşu(born 1935) is one of Moldova's most important opera singers. O-Zone Rihanna2004 Nelly Ciobanu 2009 Eurovision Song Contest Zdob şi Zdub 2005 Eurovision Song Contest, 2011
An old and nice tradition, that can fascinate each visitor in Moldova. In each house exists a nice and comfortable room named “CASA MARE.” It will be only opened to visitors, who are rarely expected. Casa Mare
CONSTANTIN MOSCOVICI Famous Moldovan “nai” musician ZINAIDA JULEA
MileştiiMicicellar complex is the largest in the world.
Wine tastings are offered in most Moldovan cellars. In 2007 MileştiiMiciwine cellars were noted in Guinness World Records 2007 Yearbook, for having the largest (2 million) wine collections in the world.
Folding a plăcintă with brînza filling. Plăcintă Mamaliga Sarmale