A Prince of the Crown of Romania, Nicolae photo-documentary exhibition from Friday at the Cotroceni National Museum

A Prince of the Crown of Romania, Nicolae photo-documentary exhibition will be opened on Friday, in the Cerchez Salon of the Cotroceni National Museum, according to a press release sent to AGERPRES.

The exhibition project, marking the 120th anniversary of the birth of the second son of King Ferdinand I and Queen Maria, evokes relevant aspects of the biography of Prince Nicholae of Romania, from moments of childhood in the Royal Family to his political role as a member of the Regency, as well as important activities carried out in the country and during the exile period.

The mounting of the exhibition will be opened by a musical moment. Accompanied on piano by guiding professor Andrei Stefan Racu, student of the Dinu Lipatti National College of Arts Saviana Rusu, soprano, will perform The triumphal March of the Romanian Aviation, dedicated to His Royal Highness Prince Nicolae.

After the death of King Ferdinand I and Carol’s renunciation as heir prince, Prince Nicholae of Romania held the position of member of the Regency in which he carried out various political activities, representing the country on behalf of King Mihai I (who was only 6 years old). With the restoration of King Carol II, Nicolae was appointed inspector of the Army, Navy and Aeronautics, during which he had his official residence at the Cotroceni Palace.

He was passionate about aviation, motoring and sports, being present at car races and sports competitions in the country and abroad. Also, during his exile he had an important political activity, financing and patronizing various cultural institutions, but being permanently supervised by the special intelligence services of 1937-1945, and later by the Foreign Intelligence Service of the communist regime.

The exhibition can be visited between August 5 and September 17, during the complete tour of the museum or during the exhibition tour, from Tuesday to Sunday, between 9:00-17:00, only based on a prior appointment, at the e-mail address or at the phone numbers 021.317.31.07 / 0725.518.381.

At the entrance to the museum, an original identity document (ID or passport) will be presented.

The AGERPRES National News Agency is media partner of the event.AGERPRES(RO – author: Petronius Craiu, editor: Mihai Simionescu; EN – editor: Maria Voican)