Written by Patrick Griesser Saturday, 27 February 2010 18:46

Read more...On a walk through the main street of Tiraspol, the capital of Transdniestria, you pass by some main attractions as the Lenin statue in front of the parliament building, the outstanding statue of Alexander Suvorov or the Soviet tank monument.

Read more: Proriv - Children of the Sun


Written by Thomas Gassler Wednesday, 10 February 2010 19:13

Read more...Place: DJ Manjul on the turntables, Discotheque X, Beshalma, Gagauz Yeri
Time: 2.30 am on a Saturday morning

Vibrating bass beats get through our dancing bodies. The dance floor is packed with a local party crowd and two Austrian guests.

Read more: DJ Manjul - Gagauzian Hip-Hop at its Best


Written by Patrick Griesser Sunday, 17 January 2010 18:15

Read more...A legend says that in the 18th century one of Moldova's rulers, Grigore Ghica, fell incurably ill. One day a peasant in a bull cart stopped at the gates of the ruler's palace and asked for an audience. The man promised to cure his majesty in return the ruler should handover his power, for one month, to somebody else.

Read more: Rudi Monastery - A Saint Place in a Beautiful Setting


Written by Thomas Gassler Monday, 11 January 2010 22:31

Read more...Olga Koshel sits in her pottery studio in Chisinau and works on another piece of ceramics. Together with her Austrian husband Bernhard, she runs the K&K-Ceramics studio. She has to finish an order of 200 wine cups.

Read more: Olga Koshel - the Master of Arts


Written by Thomas Gassler Saturday, 19 December 2009 11:44

Read more...Once the Moldovan band Zdob si Zdub played at the Eurovision-Song-Contest. They delighted their audience with an unmistakable mix of Moldovan folk music, Balkan-Vibes and elements of rock music. Zdob si Zdub landed a summer hit record together with Austrian's Hubert von Goisern in their country in 2009. Moldovarious.com wanted to know how the Moldovan version of "Koa Hiatamadl" sounds like.

Read more: Austro-Moldovan Music Fusion


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