Ten years ago they gathered the first time. They are busy, active and they adore charity. Thus they call for action twice a year. The IWCM – International Women’s Club of Moldova organised the 6th “Night of Art” in Chisinau’s MoldExpo Pavillion on April 24.
This weekend the Orthodox Church and its believers celebrate their Easter. It has been the time of abstinence and of pilgrimage. Thus approximately 80 pilgrims gathered on the religious holiday Bunei Vestiri at Chisinau’s cathedral to start their tiring drumul crucii to Sevastopol in Ucraine. Continue reading “Chisinau – Sevastopol in 50 Days”
The presidential palace and the parliament were target of 10.000 demonstrators who gathered on Tuesday noon in Chisinau’s main street Stefan cel Mare. The furious mob, which did anything else than agree with the victory of the Communist Party in Sunday’s parliament elections, attacked Moldovan police forces in front of the buildings and smashed countless windows by throwing stones. Continue reading “Moldova Faces Uncertain Future”
On Sunday April 5, 2009, the fifth elections, since the Republic of Moldova was proclaimed independent, will take place. All Moldovan citizens over the age of 18, with the exception of individuals declared incapacitated or sentenced to imprisonment by a final court decision for serious crimes, will elect a new parliament which will be the supreme representative body of the people and the only legislative authority of the state.
Bendery, or Tighina so the Romanian name, celebrated recently its 600-year-anniversary. The city, located on the right bank of the Dniester, was gleaming brightly in new splendour: freshly painted historical houses, decorated streets, glossy anniversary posters all over and an outdoor museum of Bendery’s history brought new glory to the city and its 94.000 inhabitants. Continue reading “600 Years Bendery”