since 2005

The American Romanian Festival

Mission

The mission of the American Romanian Festival is to create a bridge between the two cultures, helping to foster mutual understanding.

about

A specific focus of the festival will be to promote cultural awareness and understanding between people of culture, musicians, and artists of the United States and Romania. The festival organizes educational, cultural, and artistic events which will take place in Romania and the USA. The organization supports cultural exchanges with Americans participating in events in Romania and Romanians participating in events in the USA. The American Romanian Festival was founded in 2005.

Help Make a Difference

The American Romanian Festival benefits from the generous support of individuals, donors, and sponsors, which enables it to continue its tradition of delivering unparalleled experiences. Help support continuing efforts to produce quality programming. Thank you for taking a moment to make a difference!


The American Romanian Festival is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

Concerts

Films Screened

Master Classes

Lectures

Visiting Musicians, Artists,
Lecturers & Educators

Participants in Romania

Meet the People

Making it Happen

Board of Directors
  • Marian Tănău, President
  • Maureen D’Avanzo
  • Franz Herbert
  • Silviu Pala
  • John Rakolta Jr.
  • Lori Runco
  • John Santeiu Jr.
  • Charles Slater, Secretary-Treasurer
Staff
FEATURED SPONSORS
Centrul National al Cinematografiei (CNC Romania – Romanian Film Center)
University of Michigan | Museum of Art (UMMA)
University of Michigan LSA Germanic Languages & Literatures
Walbridge
Wayne State University Department of Music
Guests • Artists • Participants

Zhihua Tang

Valentin Bogdan

Sheryl Hwangbo

Robert Conway

calendar

The American Romanian Festival organizes an annual selection of educational, cultural and artistic events.

A specific focus of the festival will be to promote cultural awareness. These events support cultural exchanges with Americans participating in events in Romania and Romanians participating in the events in the United States. Visit the calendar to view the festival schedule.

programs

Lectures

The American Romanian Festival Lectures seek to create a dialogue through educational talks.

Master Classes

The American Romanian Festival Master Classes are organized to pass knowledge to participants.

Film Series

Exploring cultures through the visual experience, the Film Series is celebrated with movie screenings and lectures by Romanian filmmakers.

Concert Series

The Concert Series presents music by Liszt, Rachmaninoff, Enescu, Constantinescu, Ravel, and more performed by internationally acclaimed guest artists.

Fusion Series

The Fusion Series inspires students to discover the jewels in the life around them that would foster their artistic creativity.