27 novembre 2010

"Bucureştiul are monumentele pe care le merită..."

(Photo: Source) So, it will finally happen on the country's national holiday. Don't the Primaria Municipiului Bucuresti (PMB) or the Ministerul Culturii si Cultelor (MCC) realise how shabbily they have treated the memory of the Croatian sculptor Ivan Mestrovic, the creator of the original statue (see left)? This example of very bad plagiarism is to be placed in the middle of Pta Revolutiei on December 1st despite all the letters (unanswered) and communiqués (also unanswered) from his daughter-in-law Rumiana Mestrovici to the Ministry... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Sarah in Romania à 23:13 - Commentaires [6] - Permalien [#]

27 novembre 2010

A mayor's job?

(Photo source) Of course THIS is old news now and I am doing nothing more than flogging a dead horse, but I have to say that this whole Lahovary-Vanghelie outrage has simply eaten me alive. Hmmm... I look at the last sentence where I have typed Lahovary-Vanghelie and realise how preposterous it is to see those names side by side. Apparently (according to my greatest and most reliable source!), Vanghelie said he had never even heard the name Lahovary and had no idea how to even pronounce it. Hardly a surprise there as (see last post)... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Sarah in Romania à 01:33 - Commentaires [1] - Permalien [#]