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150 years from the Unification of Romanian Principalities


The Day of the Romanian Principalities’ Unification will be marked in Bucharest and large cities by military ceremonies, exhibitions, symposiums and flower garlands laying. The activities will end, traditionally, with Unification Hora (Round) Dance.

• Bucharest

On Thursday, 22 January, 13.00 hours, at the “Regele Ferdinand” Military National Museum, the exhibition “Romania on the way of modern world. 150 years from the Unification of Romanian Principalities under Cuza reign” will be varnished. There will be a presentation of private objects belonging to the Cuza familiy, drawings, printings, documents, weapons, medals and uniforms that reflect the social and historical framework of the Romanian Principalities’ Unification.

A ceremony for laying flower garlands will be organized on Saturday, 24 January, statting with 10.30 hours, at the Alexandru Ioan Cuza Memorial situated on Mitropoliei Hill.

• Focsani

A seminar on “150 years from the Unification of Romanian Principalities“ will be organized at the Unification Museum at 11.00 hours and at the “Maior Gheorghe Pastia” Town Theatre, staring with 16.00 hours there will be a philatelic anthology presentation and artists representing the three Principalities will perform a folkloric show. There will also be read “Cuza’s Decree for Army Unification”. At the end, in the Theatre Square, military from the 8th Mixed Artillery “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” Brigade will deliver a torch performance named “Unification of the Moldavian and Wallachian Armies”

• Iasi

A military and religious ceremony for laying flowers at the Alexandru Ioan Cuza Memorial will take place in Unirii Square, starting at 10.00 hours. A similar ceremony will take place at the Voivode’s Tomb situated within the “Three Hierarchs” Church. Starting with 17.30 hours, the military from the 151st Infantry “Black Wolfs” Battalion will perform a torch retreat on the route Unirii Square – Stefan cel Mare Avenue – Palace and Culture Square.


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