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Negotiations for Brancusi’s ‘Wisdom of the Earth’ to be resumed

Romanian Culture minister, Lucian Romascanu has announced on Thursday that negotiations for the purchase of Brancusi’s ‘Wisdom of the Earth’ sculpture would be resumed and that a new evaluation on the work would be done. “We resumed negotiations for the ...

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Gov’t to pay back money donated for Brancusi’s “Wisdom of the Earth” at request by 2017 end

Citizens who donated for Brancusi’s “Wisdom of the Earth” sculpture will get their money back by the end of next year. The Culture ministry sent Parliament a list of amendments to the emergency ordinance on the famous sculpture. More precisely, ...

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Criminal complaint against PM Ciolos on “Wisdom of the Earth” acquisition

MPs Sebastian Ghita and Bogdan Diaconu on Friday filed a complaint against PM Dacian Ciolos and several former and current ministers accusing them crimes related to the purchase of Brancusi’s sculpture “Wisdom of the Earth”. Bogdan Diaconu, chairman of the ...

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Draft: State budget to supplement sum to buy Brancusi’s “Wisdom of the Earth”. Donations campaign extended until October 2019

Government has prepared an emergency ordinance draft stipulating that the state should add up money from budgetary funds to complete the sum up to EUR 11 M to buy Brancusi’s “Wisdom of the Earth” sculpture. The draft also eyes the ...

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Russian Embassy in Bucharest takes new stand on row over controversial donation, video coverage

The row over the Russian Embassy’s donation for Brancusi’s national fundraising campaign is not over. After several Romanian citizens returned the EUR 100 donation made by the embassy for the “Wisdom of the Earth” sculpture, the Russian Embassy posted new ...

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International Living Statues Festival soon in Bucharest

Masca Theatre invites everyone at the 6th edition of the “International Living Statues Festival” in Bucharest during June 16-20. The event is hosted by three different venues this year. The living statues will be on display in Filipescu-Cesianu House’s garden ...

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Gov’t calls on Romanians to donate money for the ‘Wisdom of the Earth’ purchase

Culture minister Vlad Alexandrescu detailed in a press conference on Thursday on the national public subscription campaign kicked off for purchasing Brancusi’s “Wisdom of the Earth” sculpture. More precisely, the minister said that Romanians must also get involved and donate ...

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Culture ministry says negotiations are under way on Brancusi’s “Wisdom of the Earth”. EUR 20m evaluation is fake

The Culture Ministry reacted to the row of the “Wisdom of the Earth” sculpture by Constantin Brancusi. Secretary of state Bogdan Stanoevici said that an estimation of EUR 20m for the sculpture is fake and absurd, also denying that the ...

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Writer Tatiana Niculescu Bran, Iohannis’ new spokesperson

Writer and ex- BBC journalist Tatiana Niculescu Bran announced on his Facebook page that the Romanian President-elect Klaus Iohannis proposed her to be his spokesperson and communication aide at Cotroceni Palace. The information was confirmed by persons in Iohannis’ staff ...

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