On February 14, the new headquarters of the Romanian Cultural Institute, located in Plaza del Cordón (Madrid) was inaugurated. And there was no better time than now, during the first mandate of Romania in the Presidency of the EU Council.
At the inauguration, the Romanian ambassador, Gabriela Dancau, pointed out that: “The Romanian Cultural Institute fosters the Romanian cultural and spiritual presence in Spain, which is also supported by the presence of an important Romanian community residing on Spanish soil. In this way, both participate in the development of a profitable bilateral cultural cooperation that, in turn, constitutes a premise and a factor favoring active and complex bilateral relations”.
For its part, Maria Pop, director of the Romanian Cultural Institute in Madrid, said: “It is an honor for us to open the doors of the new headquarters of the Romanian Cultural Institute, in a building with a long history, in one of the most representative neighborhoods of classical Madrid, where San Isidro cultivated the land and made miracles, from the culture of the land to the cultural bridge between nations, our activity consists of promoting cultural exchanges between Romania and Spain through programs, projects and cultural events, supporting the traditional values and the most recent artistic and technological innovations”.