Reality in Bessarabian Theater

by Maria Ivanov Dramaturgy is not necessarily a literary genre frequently approached by writers from the Republic of Moldova; still there are very important contemporary playwrights: Dumitru Crudu, Irina Nechit, Val Butnaru, Constantin Cheianu, Nicolae Negru, Vlad...

New Trends in Contemporary Music in the Republic of Moldova

by Maria Ivanov Just like in all fields of culture, the music field also experienced an evolution of styles and genres in the Republic of Moldova. Since the 90’s, however, there has been an increased interest in local folklore; contemporary musicians return to...

My Generation: Young Writers from the Republic of Moldova

by Paula Erizanu Italian novelist Elena Ferrante declared in an interview that a book is the product of two communities: the community of contemporary and classical writers, who have contributed to the tradition on which an author builds their style, and the immediate...

Classical music in the Republic of Moldova

by Maria Ivanov Saying “classical music from the Republic of Moldova” the name of master Eugen Doga, the most important composer of the country, instantaneously comes to mind. He began his artistic activity being a violoncelist, but due to a temporary...

Moldovan Theatre, from Entertainment to Activism

by Paula Erizanu Like many theatre scenes around the world, Moldova’s drama-scape includes traditional productions of Shakespeare or Chekhov, as well as innovative and avant-garde work by a small group of enthusiastic artists.  In reaction to the socialist...

The Ecosystem of Private Art Galleries

by Maria Ivanov Just like in other domains, the chapter “National Galleries” in the Republic of Moldova is taking its first steps on a development path towards other models, which could be considered successful.  Although we have valuable artists in...

Visual Arts in the Republic of Moldova

by Paula Erizanu Over the past two decades, visual arts in the Republic of Moldova have developed in traditional environments such as painting, sculpture or cinematography; nonetheless, they have expanded also into the area of contemporary conceptual arts.  In...

A Panorama of Recent Photography in the Republic of Moldova

by Paula Erizanu The technological democratization of photography has led to a worldwide explosion of photographers. In the Republic of Moldova this has been no different. So, an exhaustive list of all those who have turned photography into a passion or a source of...

Big Events- Festivals Dedicated to the Arts

by Maria IVANOV Even though a small country, the Republic of Moldova is rich in people related to the arts. These people periodically come together, united by their shared beliefs and aiming at promoting the artistic field they are active in. This is how a series of...