Holender: “Enescu” Festival, a brand encompassing all that’s best in today’s Romania thanks to public enthusiasm

Holender: “Enescu” Festival, a brand encompassing all that’s best in today’s Romania thanks to public enthusiasm

The “George Enescu” International Festival has become a brand encompassing all that is best in today’s Romania, thanks to the enthusiasm of the public that fills the concert venues, event director Ioan Holender said on Thursday evening.

“Your presence and enthusiasm along the seven editions since I had the honor to design the programme of the ‘Enescu’ Festival have implicitly turned it into a top-magnitude event of our country’s art and culture, a true brand of all that’s best in today’s Romania. Without your overwhelming presence, without the contribution of this country’s taxpayers, the ‘Enescu’ Festival would not have gained recognition and official support for these seven editions, the present one included,” Holender said in the speech delivered on the stage of the Bucharest Great Palace Hall before the concert of the Berlin Philharmonic conducted by Sir Simon Rattle. More…