Vlaicu Golcea & Marta Hristea - Lina - Music for 1001 poems - Green Records – 2007
European Commissioner responsible for Multilingualism
'1001 Poems: Diversity of European
Bucharest, 20 April 2007
But this project is more than just bringing beauty – here expressed as poetry - to daily life. This project is about sharing pieces of art (poems) from different cultures expressed in different languages but translated also into Romanian. It is thus about
poetry bringing the peoples of Europe closer through language and encouraging intercultural dialogue.
Finally there is something else that I believe this project is about. I see it as a means of encouraging language learning. Because only when reading poetry in the language in which it was originally written can we really grasp the rhythm, the sonority, the images… The soul of the piece. So I hope that this project will motivate
many Romanians to learn foreign languages.
The Europe that we wish for ourselves in the future is one that values the richness of its languages and cultures. We must convey the message that the linguistic variety of the Union is a strength of which we are particularly
Singer, lyricist, composer worked with (among others): Johnny Raducanu, Mircea Tiberian, Adam Pieronczyck, Maurice De Martin, Horst Nonnenmacher, Vladimir Karparov, Topo Gioia, Herb Robertson, Tom Smith, Ben Abarbanel); jazz club and festivals concerts in Romania, Bulgaria, Germany, Hungary, Switzerland; TV live recordings and talk shows at: TVR, Antena1, tele7abc, Europa Nova, PROtv, TVR Cultural, TVR International, Indonesian, Turkish and Bulgarian television; SFB(Berlin), Delta RFI, Radio 3, Swiss,
Polish and Bulgarian radios.