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Simona Fodor
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Simona joined the Romania Insider team in 2015, first working on our travel guide in English and, later, writing features and interviews for Romania-insider.com. She holds a BA in Romanian and English and an MA in American Studies from the University of Bucharest and started her journalism career in 2003.  Simona divides her time between her hometown Ploiești and Bucharest. While in Ploiești, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking long walks with the family dog. Going through an ever-expanding reading list and traveling, now replaced by travel literature and documentaries, are some of her favorite activities. You can get in touch with her for stories about arts, culture, and travel: simona@romania-insider.com 

 

Bucharest to host event promoting culture and gastronomy of Asian countries

Asia Fest, a festival promoting the culture and gastronomy of Asian countries, is scheduled to take place in Bucharest between September 24 and September 26.

The program of the event, held in the city’s National Park, covers film screenings, workshops, exhibitions, and gastronomy events.

In addition to showcases of traditional dress and cosplay and k-pop competitions, the public can attend various concerts, dance performances, and cooking events. Among the workshops scheduled are ones dedicated to Japanese, Korean and Arabic calligraphy, and origami and ikebana.

The audience can also attend the screenings in a retrospective dedicated to Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki. The animation films Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, and Ponyo will be screened as part of the retrospective, organized together with the festival KINOdiseea.

The program is available here.

The event takes place in keeping with current sanitary norms.

(Photo: Margouillat | Dreamstime.com)

simona@romania-insider.com

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Simona Fodor
Senior Editor

Simona joined the Romania Insider team in 2015, first working on our travel guide in English and, later, writing features and interviews for Romania-insider.com. She holds a BA in Romanian and English and an MA in American Studies from the University of Bucharest and started her journalism career in 2003.  Simona divides her time between her hometown Ploiești and Bucharest. While in Ploiești, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking long walks with the family dog. Going through an ever-expanding reading list and traveling, now replaced by travel literature and documentaries, are some of her favorite activities. You can get in touch with her for stories about arts, culture, and travel: simona@romania-insider.com 

 

Bucharest to host event promoting culture and gastronomy of Asian countries

Asia Fest, a festival promoting the culture and gastronomy of Asian countries, is scheduled to take place in Bucharest between September 24 and September 26.

The program of the event, held in the city’s National Park, covers film screenings, workshops, exhibitions, and gastronomy events.

In addition to showcases of traditional dress and cosplay and k-pop competitions, the public can attend various concerts, dance performances, and cooking events. Among the workshops scheduled are ones dedicated to Japanese, Korean and Arabic calligraphy, and origami and ikebana.

The audience can also attend the screenings in a retrospective dedicated to Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki. The animation films Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, and Ponyo will be screened as part of the retrospective, organized together with the festival KINOdiseea.

The program is available here.

The event takes place in keeping with current sanitary norms.

(Photo: Margouillat | Dreamstime.com)

simona@romania-insider.com

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