Written by Thomas Gassler Tuesday, 06 January 2009 14:04
A silhouette of a man on his horse appears far out on the smooth hills of Gagauzia. Elegantly and gently he gallops closer to his stud. The charismatic rider in his forties does use neither saddle nor reins. It is Constantin Kelesh and his life is dedicated to his horses.
Written by Thomas Gassler Wednesday, 10 December 2008 14:17The circus ring is full of daredevil trapeze artists and wild lions, clumsy clowns and imposing elephants, intrepid tightrope walkers and supple horses, first-class jugglers and charismatic magicians. Children's eyes are gleaming and fascinated adults are clapping their hands with enthusiasm. All that had been nothing more than dusty memories in Chisinau, until the German artist collective "Project: Synapses" brought the unique Circ to life again.
Written by Moldovarious.com Saturday, 15 November 2008 11:34In the Republic of Moldova there are more than 150.000 Roma. Nicolae Radita is the president of the Roma National Centre and he fights for more tolerance, better education and less prejudices. Moldovarious.com visited the 30-year-old lawyer in the House of Nationalities in Chisinau and had a sophisticated conversation with him.
Written by Thomas Gassler Monday, 03 November 2008 17:59
The Football Against Racism in Europe (FARE) network called for its 9th action week in and around football stadiums all over Europe. From 16th of October to 2nd of November fans, clubs, ethnic minorities and national associations made a united effort to rid the game of racism and exclusion in unprecedentent 1000 initiatives in not less than 40 European countries. On Saturday, November 1, the action week stopped in Chisinau.
Written by Patrick Griesser Tuesday, 28 October 2008 11:14
Compared to the rest of the rather unspectacular landscape in Moldova, the scenery, where the archaeological complex Orheiul Vechi is situated, is refreshengly different. Just 60 km north east of Chisinau, in the valley of the Raut River, a fabulous complex carved into a massive limestone cliff suddenly appears out of nowhere.
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