In front of the ornate fireplace, Adrian G. Sahlean told us the fascinating story of his work as the hours passed quietly into the night in the old library full of books. Many thanks to Adrian and his wife Roxana, and to all the invited guests for an interesting evening spent among friends.
The Association of Romanians in New England
would like to invite you to celebrate a special moment for Romanian language, culture, and poetry : the launching of a new book
with the participation of the author
Adrian George Sahlean
Friady, October 3rd 2014, 6:30-8:00 PM
generously hosted by th
Auburndale Community Library
375 Auburn Street
Auburndale MA 02466
Message of Ambassador Iulian Buga addressed to the Romanian community in the United State on the occasion of the Romanian Language Day
“On the occasion of the Romanian Language Day, I wish to congratulate all those who speak, write
and read Romanian. This celebration is another opportunity to promote the values that bind Romanian
speakers because through the language we preserve the culture, traditions and history.
The fact that Romanian language became an official language of the European Union is a matter of pride
to our identity. Romanian Language Day is a time to celebrate a symbol of our national identity. Over
time, the language has been connecting element of Romanian historical provinces, and now is a bridge
among all Romanians, regardless of where they live.”
Ambassador Iulian BUGA
Lilac Sunday Picnic
The Association of Romanians in New England (AR-NE) and Romanians in Boston invites you to join us at the Arnold Arboretum for a picnic on Lilac Sunday. Of the thousands of flowering plants in the Arboretum, only one, the lilac, is singled out each year for a daylong celebration. With more than 370 lilac plants of 176 kinds, the Arboretum holds one of the premier lilac collections in North America. Tours of the lilacs, family activities, food vendors, and picnicking (on this special day only) make for a memorable day. Be a part of this beloved Boston tradition!
Collaborator : Educational Enrichment Romanian Children.
|When:||Sunday, May 11th, 2014, 11:30am-4:30pm|
|Where:||Meeting spot: Square 14 (birch trees on the hill) marked with “X” on the map below.
Entrance to the park is free.
|Details:||Entry to the Arboretum is free. As in previous years, everyone is welcome to bring whatever food and drink they’d like (potluck style). Street parking along the Arboretum perimeter is limited and visitors are advised to take public transportation. The nearest MBTA statios is Forrest Hills on the Orange line..|
|Contact:||AR-NE: Liliana Onita Lenco 978-548-8435
Romani in Boston: Serban Georgescu – 617-959-7472
Online sales are closed, there will be 50 tickets available at the door for purchase.
We are very happy to invite you to attend the concert of one of the most famous Romanian folk singers, Stefan Hrusca. The event will take place in Boston on December 27th 2013, starting at 7:30 PM and will be followed by a reception. Stefan Hrusca will be launching his new album “LERUI … SI IARA LER” at this event.
Appetizers, desert and coffee will be provided. A cash bar with various Romanian wines and beverages will be available. Parking is free.
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We look forward to seeing you there,
The Association of Romanians in New England
[Dec 18, 2012: AR-NE Members can VOTE HERE using the password sent to them via email]
The Association of Romanians in New England is an organization recognized as a 501(c)3 tax-exempt non-profit by the IRS, operating only thanks to the enthusiastic involvement of our volunteers, and the generous support of our members, donors, and sponsors.
As the current 9-member volunteer Board of Directors is ending its tenure, AR-NE is inviting its members to assist this process in the following ways:
- Volunteer to serve in the Board of Directors for the next mandate (3 years)
- Make nominations for the Board of Directors
- Volunteer to help run the elections
Since only members may participate in electing the new Board of Directors, please consider becoming a member. A moderate dose of dedicated time (several hours a week), enthusiasm and initiative are the most useful ingredients for a meaningful contribution to AR-NE’s future. The current team of volunteers, some of them founding members, are available to those interested in learning more details. Additionally, please note that monthly board meetings are open to all AR-NE members, who are encouraged to attend.
Steps to the Board of Directors Elections:
- Collecting nominations from AR-NE members – by December 9, 2012
- Consultation of each nominee to accept nomination. Distribution of ballots (or electronic equivalent) to each AR-NE member – by December 14, 2012
- Voting, tallying up of the ballots, and announcement of results to members – by December 25, 2012
- Transition to, and the first meeting of the new board, who will elect their executives (president, secretary and treasurer) – by January 14, 2013.
We look forward to your questions, and we hope that many of you will get involved and follow these elections. Please send us your suggestions and proposals at INFO@AR-NE.org.
Your AR-NE team of volunteers.
Polling Station in Boston
The Romanian Parlamentary Elections will take place on December 9th. A polling station will be open in Boston, in collaboration with the Romanian Consulate of NYC and the MIT Romanian Student Association.
|Where:||MIT , Room 8-119|
|When:||December 9th, 2012 7am – 9pm|
|Contact:||Razvan Mirica – firstname.lastname@example.org
Dan Dimancescu, Honorary Consul of Romania in Boston – email@example.com (617-497-1111)
We would like to thank everyone who attended the first Romanian Ball in New England! We were overwhelmed by the numerous attendance (over 300!) and we were happy to see the enthusiasm and joy of those who wanted to celebrate with us Romanina’s National Day! We apologize deeply for the imperfections and the shortcomings and we promised that next year we will do a bigger/better event! If you have any comments, suggestions or complaints, please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org or please take the time to complete this short survey. Please share generously your photos and videos! Lastly, but most importantly, we would like to invite you all to join our volunteer organization so you can help plan and organize more successful events in the upcoming year.
We welcome you with open arms, AR-NE
ROMANIAN BALL 2012!
Join AR-NE, in collaboration with the Romanian Student Association at MIT, for an evening celebrating Romanian culture and heritage.
MENU- Harmony Terrace
Cash bar with an assortment of alcoholic beverages, including beer and wine from Romania.
Romanian potato salad (Boeuf salad)
Roasted eggpland salad (Vinete)
Fried meat balls
Romanian grilled sausages (mici)
Fish in white souce
Kettle cooked chicken with garlic sauce
Country style oven roasted potatoes
Romanian braised cabbage stew
Panettone Romanian style
Cookies or pastries
- 6:00 AR-NE presentation
- 6:15 Traditional Romanian folk music (Iuliana Roata – part 1)
- 6:30 Traditional Romanian folk dances (artistic group The Ladies from Rhode Island)
- 7:00 Traditional Romanian folk music (Iuliana Roata- part 2)
- 7:30 Pop and classical Romanian and international music (Raluca Campean)
- 7:45 Traditional Romanian dances (including “Hora Unirii” and “Perinita”) (artistic group from MIT)
- 8:00 DJ program – Radu C. Morar – Morar Mobile DJ
Where: 375 Auburn Street, Auburndale, MA 02466
When: October 20th 2012, 12pm-3pm
WHEN: November 15, 2012, 6:30PM (film starts at 7:00 )
WHERE: Fisher College – One Arlington Street (corner of Arlington and Beacon streets, Boston). Public Parking: Boston Common, marked as P on the map below.
RSVP: Please click here to reserve your seat (free admission).
The film explores the legacy of the Dacian Kingdom from “past to present” through the lens of Rome’s invasion and conquest between 101 and 106 AD. All material in the film is original. Specially featured are highly
detailed 3D digital reconstructions of Sarmizegetusa, the fortress of Blidaru, the Roman bridge across the Danube, and Trajan’s Forum and Column in Rome. Also important to the film is the work of noted artist Radu Oltean who crafted original illustrations depicting Dacian and Roman battle encounters.