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On January 20, all winter traditions in Moldova are gathered at “GERAR FESTIVAL”

On January 20th, from 12:00 to 19:00, an unforgettable festival dedicated to the winter traditions and rituals from all corners of our country will take place on the territory of the Milestii Mici Quality Wine Complex.

Besides the benefits of folk groups and folk ensembles and the oldest winter traditions, the program of the festival promises to impress even the most versatile spectator.

12:00 – 12:30 – Santa’s Fanfare

12:00 – 19:00 – Free tasting of the brewery

12:00 – 19:00 – Excursion to the largest wine collection in the world

12:30 – 18:00 – Popular southern, northern and central choices with Christmas carols and shows

15:00 – 15:15 – Parade of Traditions

18:00 – 18:45 – Concert with Igor Cuciuc

Every guest will receive a ceramic cup and can taste some types of beer and even vote for the best recipe. At the end of the event, the organizers will designate the winning recipe and will give prizes to the raffle that will take place at the event.

The festival ticket will also provide an exciting trip, where our talented guides will tell everything about the 1.5 million bottle collection introduced in the Guinness Book of Records – in a few languages – as well as other curiosities about the Milestii Mici winery.

On January 20, from 11:30 until the end of the event, minibuses marked with the “GERAR FEST” sticker will go to the Mileştii Mici winery from the Gaudeamus cinema in Chișinău. The travel price is included in the cost of the ticket.

The event takes place with the support of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Research of the Republic of Moldova.

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National Wine Day will take place outside of Moldova for the first time

More than 60 local wine producers from Protected Geographical Indication regions will participate in the 17th edition of the National Wine Day. The event will be held under the generic “Wine from the soul of Moldova”, on 6-7 October this year.

For the first time, the holiday will expand its geographical area, taking place in Snagov, Romania, where 20 wine-makers from the Republic of Moldova will gather together under a country brand.

For two days, people of Chisinau will enjoy wine producers’ exhibitions, the wine school, a painting area, an area devoted to public catering, wine tours, and improvised peasant courts.

The prime minister Pavel Filip accentuated that this holiday is a good opportunity to promote our country as a wine tourism destination.

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The International Opera and Ballet Festival “Maria Biesu” 26th edition, was inaugurated

On Friday evening, in Chisinau, the opening of the International Festival of Opera and Ballet “Maria Biesu” reached its 26th edition. This year, the festival started with the famous opera in four acts “Macbeth” by Giuseppe Verdi, and the masterpiece of the world lyric, directed by Andreea Battistini (Italy), lead by conductor Nicolae Dohotaru.

Traditionally, the event brings to the stage of the National Opera and Ballet Theater some of the world’s most valuable artists, but also the most notable artistic forces in the country.

The 20th edition of the International Opera and Ballet Festival “Maria Biesu” takes place between September 7-16 and will end with a grand gala concert with the famous names in the international lyrical world: the legendary Tenor Peruvian – Juan Diego Florez; our great soprano – Valentina Naforniţă; Andrei Jilihovschi; Mihail Dogotaru; Igor Turcanu, etc., who will turn an ordinary Sunday evening into a memorable one.

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DoReDos got Moldova the 10th place at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018

Source: eurovision.tv

12 May 2018- The Moldovan band DoReDos got on the 10th place in the Eurovision Song Contest, held in 2018 in Lisbon. The song ‘My Lucky Day’ got 209 points in the voting session.

DoReDoS is a Moldovan folk-pop trio formed in 2011, they got their name from the first two notes of the musical scale. The trio is made up of Marina Djundiet, Eugeniu Andrianov, and Sergiu Mîța. They met in their hometown and decided to form a band together.

In 2017, DoReDoS won the contest New Wave in Sochi, Russia and there they caught the attention of Russian singer, songwriter, and 1995 Russian participant Philipp Kirkorov, who composed the song My Lucky Day for DoReDoS’ entry for the Moldovan national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, O melodie pentru Europa 2018. The band is controversially viewed in Moldova because of its origin in the separatist Transnistrian region. In several instances, the three singers were seen waving the separatist flag of the “Pridnestrovian Moldovan Republic”.

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