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CALENDAR OF EVENTS - 2006

DECEMBER 1, 2006
National Day
DECEMBER 16, 2006
New York Consular Visit (at MIT) Contact Mihai Vaduva for details: mvaduva@gmail.com or cell 1 617 510 -6728
DECEMBER 17, 2006
Children's Christmas Party at St. Parascheva Church in Wakefield, Mass. (details)

PRIOR EVENTS:
JAN 12, 2006
Award Lunch for the Ethnographic Atlas of Romania,
Bucharest (Romania) Hosted by Dr. I. Ghinoiu to celebrate the award presentation from the Romania Academy.
JAN 13, 2006
New Year Celebration, Bran
(Romania) Presentation by Mayor G. Hermeneanu of "Diploma of Excellence" to D. Dimancescu for Promotion of Local values and Traditions
JAN 21, 2006
Young Leaders of Romania Lunch, San Francisco (California) Hosted by Hnry Cnsl D. Beldiman as follow to meeting in Cambridge, MA on Nov 5th, 2005.
JAN 22, 2006 - Harvard Film Archive see
The Death of Mr. Lazarescu, Internationally acclaimed film directed by Cristi Puiu (Romania 2005)
FEB 9 & 10, 2006
Ms. Alina Mungiu-Pippidi Speaking at Harvard Univ KSG-Kokkalis Program (Davis center) - "European Enlargement and Democratic Performance" and discussion on varied topics at Harvard University (Dudley House)
FEB 15, 2006
Romanian Arad Philarmonic - Diron Frandes, Conductor (Worcester) "146th Worcester Music Festival"
FEB 25, 2006
The Romanian community in Manchester "Balul Martisorului" hosted by the Romanian church - Brookside Congregational Church, 2013 Elm St. Manchester, NH 03104.
FEB 27, 2006
Prince Radu to speak on Romania's Transatlantic Perspectives at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Monday 4pm Alden Memorial Hall (Worcester).
MAR 4, 2006
Student
Advisory Group / Hnry Cnsl Bstn Time and place to be announced.
April 7, 2006
Consuls' Ball - Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel
- Sponsored by the United Nations Association of Greater Boston
APR 12, 2006
Hnry Consul's Dinner for Presidential Counselor Saftoiu and Ambassador Ducaru and I-Cube Competition Advisory Group
at Harvard Faculty Club (Cambridge)
APR 12-14, 2006
Ambassador Sorin Ducaru
visit to Boston area
APR 29, 2006
Hnry Consul's Dinner in Honor of Cristian Lascu (Ed. National Geographic Magazine - Romania) at Cosmos Club (Washington, DC) See photos
MAY 4, 2006
Hnry Consul speech on Oil Empires: Romania at the Crossroads at the Commonwealth Club (San Francisco)'
MAY 12-13, 2006
Consular visit for passports and visas
MAY 16, 2006
Meeting with
Dr. Charles Nelson of Children's Hospital & Harvard Medical School re cognitive studies of orphan children in Romania.
MAY 17, 2006
Launch of
I-Cube Innovation Competition 2006 in Bucharest. See: www.icube.ro; sponsored by the R&D Advisory Board of the Hnry Consulate of Bd
MAY 17, 2006
Selection of finalist sites for
MIT-Global Startup Workshop 2007 w. Sibiu, Romania. as the proposed site for the 250 person international entrepreneurship event. Kresge Auditorium - 7 pm.
JUNE 7 and JULY 6, 2006
Meeting with
I-Cube Innovation Competition organizers in Bucharest. Semifinalists to be announced July 25.
JUNE 27-28, 2006
Visit of
President Traian Basescu in Washington, D.C.
JUNE 29, 2006
Reception on the Greek vessel
PROMETHEUS on good-will training visit to Boston (Romanian officer trainee on board)
AUGUST 8, 2006
INBAU urban planning workshop in Bran, Romania, sponsored by Hnry Cnsl.
AUGUST 9, 2006
Workshop session for
I-Cube semifinalists in Bucharest.
See
photos
SEPTEMBER 19, 2006
Awards for
I-Cube Innovation Competition in Bucharest.
See
photos
OCTOBER 14, 2006
Meeting of the
R&D Advisory Group to discuss I-Cube Competition awards and visit to the US
OCTOBER 15, 2006
Celebration of
St. Parascheva at St. Parascheva Church in Wakefield, Mass. See photos
OCTOBER 23, 2006
VIP Lunch for consular representatives
/ Roger Williams University to discuss its international initiatives
NOVEMBER 2, 2006
Boston University
/ Andrei Codrescu readings from his New Orleans book and book signing. Free. 595 Commonwealth Ave. 4th Floor at 6:00 p.m.
DECEMBER 1, 2006
National Day
Event at Harvard University 6-8 pm focused on Romania-Bulgaria EU entry in January 2007
DECEMBER 3, 2006
National Day celebration at St. Parascheva Church in Wakefield, Mass. (details)
DECEMBER 5, 2006
R&D ADvisory Group meeting with Honorary Consul of Bulgaria and Bulgaria management institute representatives at Harvard Faculty Club

Mayor G. Hermeneanu and local h.s. students at traditional Jan 13 New Year award ceremony in Bran.
Celebratory lunch with Romanian Ethnographic Atlas research and editing team in Bucharest for publication of Vol. 2
Lft: "Death of Mr. Lazarescu" film director Cristi Puiu (more) and colleague
"Aurora Network" (Young Leaders of Romania) lunch mtg in San Francisco hosted by Dana Beldiman, Hnry Cnsl of Romania (SF)
SEE: Aurora blog
Dr. Alina-Pippidi guest of the Davis Center for Russian and East European Studies at Harvard
Photo @ C. Jitianu
Blw: Prince Radu at Worcester Polytechnic Inst.
D. Dimancescu at dinner hosted by HRH Prince Charles at his Clarence House Residence (Ldn). More on his activities in Romania.
Photo © Paul Burns
Copyright © D. Dimancescu, Cambridge, MA.
Top: Amb. Ducaru w. Boston area students
Ana Maria Babiu, visiting teacher link from Mihai Viteazul NC, and David Smith, faculty of Lawrence Academy (Groton) visiting Concord home of Katie Dimancescu, LA '99.
Top: Harvard event for Presidential Counselor Claudiu Saftoiu
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Above: Reception aboard the Prometheus (Greek Navy) in Boston harbor; Romanian cadets on board for training
Above: Timisoara Univ. students receiving certificates for ur5ban planning workshop coordinated by INTBAU (London) in Bran
Left: FIRST Prize for I-Cube
Innovation Competition presented to Bucharest Polytech Univ team by Radu Georgescu,
founder Gencad
Rt: R&D Advisory Group meeting in Lincoln, Massachusetts click to enlarge photo
Left: His Grace Ioan Casin of Vicina, Aux. Bishop,and father Nicolae Simion at Oct 14th St. Parasheva service See photos
Left: EU Entry Discussion at Harvard. Laura Serban, Dan D., Silvia Suteu, Dobromir Rahnev, Frank Bailey (Hnry Cnsl Bulgaria)