The Cultural Village Foundation-Katara in collaboration with the Romanian Embassy in Qatar hosted the Romanian Folklore Night featuring the folk ensemble Junii Sibiului.

Held at the Katara Drama Theatre recently, the event was attended by Katara General Manager Dr Khalid bin Ibrahim Al Sulaiti, Romania’s Ambassador to Qatar Cristian Tudor, and other representatives of the diplomatic mission.

The event was organised in honour of the 100-year anniversary of the establishment of the Romanian Republic in 1918, and marks a very special day to Romanian people anywhere in the world. HE Ambassador Tudor said that the event is a great chance to celebrate the day with their friends in Qatar and strengthen Romania’s bond with the Qatari people. He expressed his deep gratitude to the organisers in Katara for making all efforts to make the event happen.

Silvia Macrea, director of the Junni Sibiului band said that the performance included a number of folkloric items that reflect the traditions of different cities in Romania such as Maramure, Tanjaua, Câmpia, Bihor, Oltenia, Moldavia, Bistria, Muntenia, Banat, Transylvania, and Hârtibaciu.

Junni Sibiului is a world-class folklore band that aims to preserve the heritage of Romania. The group performs in different parts of the world.

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