They sang and recited poems in the Romanian language – thus, the ambassadors of the European Union and the United States of America accredited in Chișinău paid tribute to Romanian Language Day, writes NewsMaker.
You can pay tribute to the Romanian language in the most diverse ways. This is demonstrated by the EU Ambassador to Chișinău, Jānis Mažeiks, who decided to do so by performing verses by Grigore Vieru to rock music.
His Excellency sang the rock song “Dzimtā Valoda” in the Romanian language, the lyrics of which are a Latvian translation of the poem “În limba ta” by the late poet Grigore Vieru. The premiere of the song in the interpretation of the European official took place on August 31, the day when Moldova and Romania celebrate Romanian Language Day.
“Congratulations on Romanian Language Day! Happy Romanian Language Day, Moldova!” wrote Jānis Mažeiks.
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With a unique message, this year, on the occasion of Romanian Language Day, the US Ambassador to Moldova, Kent D. Logsdon, also came forward. The American diplomat recited, in the Romanian language, alongside poet Vasile Romanciuc, verses from the poem of the renowned writer – “As If Eminescu Listens to You”.
Every year, on August 31st, National Romanian Language Day is celebrated in the Republic of Moldova, as well as in Romania. In Moldova, Romanian Language Day has been celebrated since 1990, and in Romania – since 2013.
According to statistics, the Romanian language is currently spoken by around 28 million people worldwide, as reported by Moldpres. Additionally, the Romanian language is taught in schools in 43 countries.