Balkanic Art Inspirations

Opening Thursday 19th of November 2009, 19.00 p.m.
National Museum Cotroceni, Bucharest.

Melenia Art Gallery, Cotroceni Museum and Alpha Bank Romania present on the 19th of November 2009, at 07.00 pm, the Inter-Balkanic Art Exhibition.

Artists from Greece, Romania, Serbia, Albania and Bulgaria by taking part in this exhibition are expressing an exchange of views, their will for collaboration and their culture similarities.

This Inter-Balkanic exhibition will give them the opportunity to exchange opinions, searches, inspirations and tendencies on the contemporary art and also to strengthen the balkanic spirit of unity and support. Moreover through their works they will show and express the contemporary realities on the Balkans, sustain their identity, present the common roots and show their «diversity».

The artists who will participate are: Harris Kondosphyris and Nansy Fotopoulou from Greece, Maia Oprea, Laurentiu Midvichi and Simona Antoniu from Romania, Shefket Advush Emini from Albania, Jovana Kommenic from Serbia, as well as Snejana Simeonova from Bulgaria.

Duration of the exhibition: 19 November – 15 January 2010
The Cotroceni National Museum, 1 Geniului bld, 060116, Bucharest

Melenia Art Gallery
is the first International art gallery in Bucharest. Its objective is the presentation of worth seeing Greek and foreigner artists of contemporary art.

Alpha Bank Romania, part of the financial Greek Group, Alpha Bank Group, is celebrating, in 2009, 15 years of activity in the Romanian market. During this period, the bank has developed organically, having in present an equilibrated network, with 200 units and more than 2.500 employees. Alpha Bank Romania is one of the most important subsidiaries of the Group present also in Albania, Bulgaria, Cyprus, FYROM, Serbia, Ukraine and Great Britain.

National Cotroceni Museum is one of the most representative culture institutions in Romania. Along with the spaces open permanent to the public, the museum organizes periodical exhibitions and events, with the aim to support the art and culture.