The event was organized by Dumbrăveni Town Hall, in partnership with the Romanian Academy and the Acad. Eugen Simion, host of the event.
The joy and honour of being present at the homage to the great national poet – was marked by the presence of Acad. Eugen Simion, Acad. Maya Simionescu, Acad. Mircia Dumitrescu, corresponding member of the Romanian Academy, Acad. Mihai Cimpoi, honorary member of the Romanian Academy, Acad. Wilhelm Dancă, corresponding member of the Romanian Academy, Mireille Radoi, Dean of the Faculty of Theology within the University of Bucharest, Radu Zamfir, Ph.D, General Manager of the Central University Library “Carol I” in Bucharest, guests of the local administration of Chisinau, among the special guests being the daughter of the late Bessarabian poet Nicolae Dabija.
Romfilatelia presented the album dedicated to the life of Luceafărul poeziei românești (”The evening star of the Romanian poetry”) and to the personalities in his life, whom he met and whom we find either as close friends, or as representatives of national culture and politics, or as opponents of ideas. Here we mention Aron Pumnul, the poet’s teacher, Vasile Alecsandri, Ion Creangă, Ion Luca Caragiale, Tudor Arghezi, Ciprian Porumbescu, Ioan Slavici, Alexandru Vlahuță or illustrious politicians such as Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Mihail Kogălniceanu, Ion C. Brătianu, Titu Maiorescu.
On the occasion of the celebration of 1 year since the inauguration of the Acad. Eugen Simion Cultural Centre, a true “place of culture”, Romfilatelia has prepared a surprise: a special philatelic folder with a postal stationery suitable for the event.
The event was completed by touching musical moments offered by the Transilvan Quartet, Gabriel Croitoru being the first violinist.
Romfilatelia, as a promoter of national values, will continue the series of philatelic projects dedicated to the “unequalled national poet” Mihai Eminescu.