The organizers of the project “Khetanes – Together” invite the public of Constanta on Wednesday, September 27, starting at 18:00, to a series of exceptional cultural events: the opening of the painting and photography exhibitions and the premiere of the theater performance created within the project. Entry is free, subject to availability.
The theater show “Khetanes – Together” is a frothy musical comedy that also has a strong emotional impact. The show will have 10 performances that will take place between September 27 and October 1, at the Studio Hall of the Constanța State Theater (Str. Ion Lahovari no. 2A). The premiere will be held on September 27, at 7:00 p.m., with the following performances to be held according to the following schedule: September 28, 29, 30, 2023 – starting at 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., October 1, 2023 – with starting at 11:00, 16:00 and 19:00.
“It is a special and original show that promotes reference elements of Roma culture: traditions, customs, crafts, traditional clothing, language. It is a show where the spectators will enjoy the music and dances specific to the Roma community, at which they will laugh a lot, but they will certainly experience moments when they will hardly hold back their tears”, said Georgiana Rusu, project manager .
The performance is directed by Iulian Enache, the script being written by Cristiana Keresztes. Gabi Albu signs the scenography, while the music belongs to the composer Adrian Mihai. The choreography is made by Petronela Iordache, and the light design is designed by Alexandru Bibere. Cast: Octavian Mateiciuc, Nicolae Chiriac, Sorina Toma, Flori Priceputu, Dana Trifan Enache, Clara Ghiuvelichian, Luiza Martinescu, Tani Ștefu, Ștefan Gheorghiu, Raluca Cheleșu, Betty Blumetti, Georgiana Dumitru, Isabela Dumitru, Maria Dumitru, Anita Dumitru / Marian Ruxandar , Teodora Parpală, Leticia Albu, Gabriel Roșu, Roberto Savu, Mario Stoian / Ronaldo Stoian
Public access to performances is free, subject to availability. Reservations are made by private message on the “Khetanes – Together” Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100088389981237, daily, between September 27 and October 1, 2023, between 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The painting exhibition is organized between September 27 and October 1, 2023, at the Studio Hall of the Constanța State Theater (str. Ion Lahovari no. 2A) and between October 15 and November 30 at the Colored Library (Tomis Mall, floor 3) . The opening will take place on Wednesday, September 27, 2023, starting at 18:00. Ten painters, members of the Union of Visual Artists, created paintings for three months depicting Roma people in different poses, including during some traditional activities. In the months of September, October and November, the paintings will be exhibited in the foyer of the Studio Hall of the Constanța State Theater (in September, to be seen by the public before and after the 10 performances of the musical theater show), respectively in the exhibition space of at the Colored Library – Tomis Mall, et. 3 (in October and November, to be seen by the public before and after the 30 performances of the puppet show).
Exhibitors: Florin Stoiciu, Ovidiu Felipov, Alexandru Şerbănescu, Răzvan Dragoș, Claudiu Argeșanu, Maria Teodorescu, Evelina Radu, Maria Oancea, Anastasia Stoiciu, Dorin Barbu.
The photography exhibition is made by Marian Adochiței, actor of the Constanța State Theatre. For three months, he immortalized hundreds of Roma people from localities of Constanța county where there are Roma communities or took snapshots during some usual or traditional activities of the Roma ethnicity. In the months of September, October and November, the photos will be exhibited in the foyer of the Studio Hall of the Constanța State Theater (September 27 – October 1), respectively in the exhibition space at the Colored Library – Tomis Mall, et. 3 (October 15 – November 30). The opening will take place on Wednesday, September 27, 2023, starting at 6:30 p.m.
The painting exhibition, the photography exhibition and the musical theater performance are made with the support of the Constanța State Theatre.
“Khetanes – Together” is a project financed by the SEE Grants 2014 – 2021 within the RO-CULTURE Program.
Call for projects: Supporting cultural initiatives about the Roma minority
Project promoter: Georgian Russian Cultural Association
Project partners: Association “Centre for Social Inclusion – S-E Region” (Romania), Concordia Oslo Association (Norway)
Total value of the project: 980,000 lei (198,216.06 euros)
The amount of non-refundable funding (85% EEA Grant and 15% national budget): 980,000 lei (198,216.06 euros)
Duration: 12 months (1 January – 31 December 2023)
Implementation location: Constanta (Romania)
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