”EFA WORLDWIDE CUP”  THE OF THE PHOTOGRAPHIC CLUBS 2021.

 

Due to the current  sanitary restrictions, on the 8th of April 2021 at 16:00,  there was a small number of participants at the opening gala for the 5th edition of the Photo clubs 2021 International Competition, that took place in the “Euro Foto Art” FIAP Exhibition Center - Oradea, Romania - part of the Museum of Oradea.The international competition was organized by the “Euro Foto Art” International Association, in partnership with the Museum of Oradea - Cultural Complex, under the auspices of the International Photographic Art Federation (FIAP) - recognized by UNESCO. The exhibition was broadcast live on the facebook page of the Association: https://www.facebook.com/EuroFotoArtAsociatieInternationala/ It was followed by 497 photography enthusiasts from across the world. Those present at the event and those following it online were greeted by the President of the “Euro Foto Art” International Association - Ștefan TÓTH AFIAP - who brought to the attention of the attendants that 340 photos taken by members of 34 Partner Organizations from Europe, Asia and the Middle East were sent for the exhibition. An international jury formed by Dr Ramona Novicov (Romania) - art critic, as well as Georg S. Holzmann E.FIAP (Germany) and Paul Bock (USA) have selected 76 representative photographs, via the ZOOM platform, as well as given prizes to the best collections. At the event, Patricia Simina Arina MOȘ - deputy mayor of Oradea - appreciated the originality of organizing this photographic art salon as well as the special role the event had in popularizing Oradea as an art destination. Angela LUPȘEA - director of the Museum of Oradea - Cultural Complex, appreciated the special collaboration that is formed between the two institutions (the museum and the International Association) as well as the high level of quality of the exhibited works.  At the closing of the event, the director of the “Euro Foto Art” International Association presented the winners with prizes: partner organizations from Saudi Arabia, China, India, Iran, Russia, Hungary. This year, the EFA World Cup was awarded to the Asia Photographers’ Union from Singapore. Musical moments were provided by the representative of the “Duo Varadiensis” Chamber Group - Thurzó Sándor József (viola) who interpreted the following melodies during the event: “The high lands 18” - Lavotta Janos; Gigue - Charlotte HAMPE, Inu no onawarisan - Onaka MAGUMI; Madrigale - Achille  SIMONETTI, “I love China” - Zheng Giu FENG. The exhibition is open to the public Tuesday to Sunday - 10:00 to 18:00. The photos can also be seen here: https://www.eurofotoart.com/efa-exhibition-salons/efa-world-salon-photoclubs/ EFA Photo – Csíki János (03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 09, 10, 11, 12) & Mészáros Varga Erzsébet Mandy ( 01, 02, 08, 13)


OPENING OF THE INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHIC ART EXHIBITION DEDICATED TO WOMEN

 

The international Association “Euro Foto Art” (AIEFA) has organized yet again a competition open to all women photographers, members of the AIEFA and partner associations, dedicated to the International Day of Women.  At this international salon, entries were open only for photographs belonging to the theme “Woman”. Each partner organization could send in a selection of 10 photographs. At this 6th edition of the International Salon, a total of 180 photos in black and white as well as color ones were submitted, from 21 partner organizations from Europe, Asia and the Middle East: Russia, Italy, Serbia, Slovakia, Romania, Ukraine, Hungary, China, India, Japan, Saudi Arabia. Out of the submitted photos, 70 were accepted by the curator of the exhibition. The photographs were taken by: Andorkó Gál Kinga (Romania), Najla Angawi EFIAP (Saudi Arabia), Badweilan Khadijah (Saudi Arabia), Bánházi Gyöngyi (Romania), Bartók Izabella (Romania), Valentina Bellini (Italy), Bilka Victória (Slovakia), Bozsoki Adrienn (Romania), Simona Brașoveanu (Romania), Mirela Cacuci (Romania),  Ruxandra Călin (Romania), Elena Ceaușescu (Romania), Dan Chen (China), Chigira Keiko (Japan), Grazia Maria Daineli (Italy), Danijela Despotov (Serbia), Egeressy Orsolya (Hungary), Erdélyi Olivia (Serbia),  Farkas Alexandra (RO), Ferenczi Éva (Slovakia), Cecilia Franci (Italy), Babrina Garofolo (Italy), Cristina Garzone MFIAP, EFIAPd1 (Italy), Nicoleta Gabor (Romania), Halász Gizka (Romania), Hayase Kisera (Japan), Daniela Iancu (Romania), Kertész Hajnalka (Romania),  Kopják Angelika (Slovakia), Kovács Orsolya (Romania), Irene Petrovic (Italy), Monica Marton (Romania), Maosumi Das (India), Matus Dóra (Slovakia), Mészáros Varga Erzsébet Mandy (Romania), Morvay-Szabó Edina Éva (Romania), Nakanishi Michiyo  (Japan),  Norba Olha (Ukraine), Scubli Mariana (Romania), Shepeleva Julia (Russia), Szegi Éva (Romania), Szentes  Monica (Romania),Snezana Lerh (Serbia),  Suhalova Ekaterina  (Russia), Sulais Samirah (Saudi Arabia), Șerban Tünde (Romania), Tanuresee Mitra (India), Tonomár Mónika (Hungary), Tommasi Antonella EFIAPd1 (Italy), Tudosie Simion Elena (RO), Varga Bernadette (Romania), Vitos Hajnal (RO), Zelkó Csilla (Hungary), Zih Kata (Hungary) and Zupunski Anica (Serbia). The opening gala took place on the 6th of March 2021, in the “Euro Foto Art” Gallery - FIAP Exhibition Center  Oradea-Romania, part of the Oradea City Museum - Cultural Complex and was streamed online at: https://www.facebook.com/EuroFotoArtAsociatieInternationala/. Those present at the event were greeted by Ștefan Tóth AFIAP - AIEFA president as well as curator of the exhibition. Mr Ștefan Tóth AFIAP detailed the context in which this initiative started. During the event, the president of the Arad Photo Club - Mircea Boran also held a small speech, in which he appreciated the good collaboration relationship that exists  between Ștefan Tóth AFIAP and himself as well as the initiative of organizing these types of Salons dedicated to women photographers from all over the world. Morvay Szabo Edina - member of AIEFA, expressed her joy of being able to take part at the event and to have her works included among those that were up on display.  Musical moments were provided by students of the Oradea Art High School along with Thurzó Sándor József, from the Duo Varadiensis Chamber group. From their repertoire, they played: Sicilienne de Maria - Theresia von PARADIS, Romanza - Carlos GOMES,  Canzone per il tuo amore - Ewerton Santos SILVA ( Arr. por viola Alex. ZILAHI). Takács Zsófia and Bódi Gréta Nóra, the two students from the 9th grade, under the training of Otilia Leopold interpreted:Ombra mai fu by G.F.Haendel, Cherubino by W.A.Mozart, as well as two small arias: Se tu m’ami by Alessandro Parisotti from Susanna’s aria, respectiv arieta Un moto di gioja de W.A.Mozart. Bódi Mátyás László provided his accompaniment. The photography Salon “Woman”, organized under the patronage of the “Euro Foto Art” International Association is open to the public until April 2nd 2021, from Tuesday until Sunday - 9am to 5 pm. The photos can also be seen at: https://www.eurofotoart.com/efa-exhibition-salons/woman/ Photo: Csíki János & Szilágyi Lóránd (14-16)

THE EXHIBITION OF PHOTO-REPORTERS FROM

BIHOR- HAJDÚ-BIHAR EUROREGION

 

The “Euro Foto Art” International Association has started 6 years ago to organize an international competition dedicated exclusively to photo-reporters from the two neighboring regions. Besides it being a friendly competition field between photo-reporters, the exhibitions also became a messenger of important events that took place in the Bihor-Hajdu-Bihar Euroregion in the past years. The yearly exhibitions were presented in Oradea and Debrecen, in the presence of the photo-reporters from the two cities and a photography loving public too. The opening of the 6th edition of photo-reporters from the Bihor-Hajdu Bihar Euroregion, organized under the auspices of FIAP (International Photographic Art Federation) - recognized by UNESCO as well as the prize ceremony took place on Friday 5 2021. The event took place in the new home of the “Euro Foto Art” Gallery - FIAP Exhibition center Oradea-Romania, now hosted in the Museum of Oradea - Cultural Complex in the medieval fortress. Present at event were the head editors of mass-media of the two cities, the photo-reporters and a photography loving public - smaller in number due to present health regulations. Those in attendance were greeted by Angela Lupșea - director of the Museum - who appreciated the initiative of organizing this international exhibition. The host of the event was Ștefan Tóth AFIAP, president of the “Euro Foto Art” Association as well as the curator of the exhibition. He presented his gratitude to the photographer Csiki Janos for his constant help as well as in the effort he went through to help with moving the Gallery in its new home. As a sign of gratitude, Mr. Toth presented him with a Diploma of Excellency  Photo-reporters were presented with participation diplomas, while the winners were awarded commemorative plaques Mezey Lajos - the first Oradea photographer, bronze, silver and gold medals Carol Pop de Szathmári - Szathmári Pap Károly” as well as the three Cups offered by the organizers. During the event, Mr. Némethy Norbert from the Partium House from Debrecen talked about the excellent collaboration between his institution and the “Euro Foto Art” Association. Musical moments were offered by artists belonging to the “Duo Varadiensis” Chamber Group -  Lucian Malița (violin) și Thurzó Sándor József (viola). They interpreted the “Ballad” by Ciprian Porumbescu and the “Bihor Suite” (song no. 2) by Adrian Gagiu (composer from Oradea) as well ass “Song from the Julieta operetta”, by Lehar Ferenc and “Short Duets” by Eszláry Erzsébet. A total of 72 photographs were selceted to be part of the exhibition. The selection was made by an international jury: Dr. Ramona Novicov - art critic, Ștefan Tóth AFIAP and Stanik Istvan from Debrecen (HU) - media expert. The event was live streamed on facebook, available at the address: https://www.facebook.com/EuroFotoArtAsociatieInternationala/ The Photo-reporters’ exhibition is organized under the patronage of the “Euro Foto Art” International Association and is open to the public until 5 March 2021,  Tuesday to Sunday, between 9-17 (Monday it is closed). - Photos by: Csíki János


THE YEARLY EXHIBITION OF MEMBERS OF THE

“EURO FOTO ART” ASSOCIATION

(THE GOODBYE EXHIBITION)

It has become a tradition that the members of the international association present at the beginning of each year an exhibition of their best shots of the previous 12 months. For this exhibition a total of 237 photographs were sent, out of which 106 were selected, as part of an open debate, on the Zoom platform. The 590th exhibition will open on the 11th of January 2021 at 18:00, in the “Euro Foto Art” Gallery - FIAP Exhibition Center Oradea-Romania. The even will also be broadcast online via facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/EuroFotoArtAsociatieInternationala/. Those interested in this event will be greeted by Ștefan Toth AFIAP, president of AIEFA and director of CEFIAPOR. Musical moments were provided by artists from “Duo Varadiensis” -  Lucian Malița (violin) & Thurzó Sándor József (viola), as well as the two photographer members of Rock Filarmonica Oradea - Alexandrina Chelu (vocalist) & Florian Chelu (guitar). The annual exhibition of members of “Euro Foto Art” International Association, organized in partnership with the “Gheorghe Șincai” county library can be visited until February 15 2021, on workdays between 8-14. This is the last exhibition organized at this location, where the Association has been carrying out its activities for a decade. The exhibition can also be seen online at: https://www.eurofotoart.com/efa-annual-exhibtitons. Today we are presenting you with one of the photographs taken by Oszaczky Adam member of the ”Euro Foto Art” Association” currently based in Helsinki (Finland). 


THE CLOSING FESTIVITIES FOR THE EXHIBITION OF THE MOST

REPUTABLE PHOTOGRAPHER IN ROMANIA

Rarely does it happen that the opening of an exhibition is replaced with its closing festivities. The special situation in which we find ourselves as well as the health condition of the exhibiting photographer has determined the change. The event took place on December 12 2020, 11:00 together with the most reputed photographer in Romania - Nagy Lajos EFIAP/d3 GMPSA from TârguSecuiesc (Harghita county) and was broadcast online at: https://www.facebook.com/EuroFotoArtAsociatieInternationala/. The event took place in the “Euro Foto Art” Gallery  - FIAP exhibition center Oradea - Romania. It was hosted by the renowned photographer ȘtefanTóth IstvánAFIAP - president of the “Euro Foto Art” International Association (AIEFA) and the curator of the exhibition. He presented Nagy Lajos EFIAP/d3 MPSA2 with the lifetime medal Carol Pop de Szathmári -Szathmári Pap Károly” number 9.  This medal is created by AIEFA and is a registered trademark with the State Office of Marks and Inventions of Romania and was granted to the photographer for his great achievements in international photography and for his 70th birthday. Nagy Lajos EFIAP/d3 MPSA2 thanked the president of AIEFA for organizing the exhibition and for granting him this distinction, after which he continued to talk about the exhibited photographs. Musical moments were provided by Thurzo Sandor Jozsef - part of the “Duo Varadiensis” chamber group. With this occasion, the 200th anniversary since the birth of Mezey Lajos - the first Oradea photographer was celebrated. The 589th exhibition organized under the auspices of the FIAP - International Art Photography Federation (UNESCO-recognized)  is composed of 100 photographs taken by Nagy Lajos and it is grouped in two cycles - “life scenes” and “landscapes”. The exhibition was made possible with the help of Gheorghe Șincai” County Library and”Nufărul” Photographic Club Oradea. On Saturday afternoon, Nagy Lajos also visited the commemorative monument dedicated to the first Oradea photographer -Mezey Lajos - recently unveiled on the “alley of personalities” in the Rulikowski cemetery in Oradea. The exhibited works can be seen in the ”Euro Foto Art” Gallery - FIAP exhibition center Oradea - Romania and also online here: https://www.eurofotoart.com/efa-creator-members/053-nagy-lajos-efiapd-3/

Famous photographer and painter from Russia have an exhibition in Oradea (RO)

The celebration of 30 years of the “Euro Foto Art” Gallery, as well as 200 years since the birth of the first photographer from Oradea - Mezey Lajos - brought up the opportunity of organizing an exceptional visual arts exhibition. On the walls of the gallery, photographs by Sergey Majorov EFIAP and paintings by Tatiana Pyaterneva were exhibited. The paintings were inspired by the works of the exhibiting photographer. Both artists are from Penza (Russian Federation). The exhibition was organized under the patronage of the International Photographic Association (FIAP) and it bears the name “Next Life”. It opened on Tuesday, the 30th of June 2020 at 18:00, in the “Euro Foto Art” - FIAP Exhibition Center Oradea, Romania, in the company of a reduced public, but broadcast online on the Association’s facebook web page:    https://www.facebook.com/EuroFotoArtAsociatieInternationala/. The public was greeted by Ștefan Tóth AFIAP - president of the “Euro Foto Art” International Association and the curator of the exhibition. In his speech, he appreciated the originality of the project: ”It is an absolute premiere that on the walls of our well-known Gallery, a painter and a photographer are exhibiting together. Also, there are few cases in which paintings are done after photographs”, mentioned Ștefan Tóth AFIAP. The works that were exhibited were also given a presentation by Dr. Ramona Novicov - art critic. She appreciated the artistic level of the works and regretted the fact that the paintings (sent from Penza on the 8th of June and are still stuck in transit as of June 13 2020, in the International Post Office of Khimki, close to Moscow) have not arrived, due to the pandemic. Musical moments were provided by artists of the “Duo Varadinensis” from Oradea - Lucian Malita (violin) and Thurzo Sandor Jozsef (viola) - they interpreted works from Russian and Romanian repertoire: Liana Alexandra: Melody (reworked for a duet by Thurzó Sándor József) Aram Haciaturian: from ”Masquerade”, No.2, "Nocturna" by George Enescu: Rapsodie Roumaine, op. 11 , no 2. G. Sviridov: from the Suite ”Viforul”, "Romance". The 584th  exhibition in the “Euro Foto Art” gallery was organized with support from the Local County Council of Bihor and the City Hall of Oradea, in partnership with “Gheorghe Șincai” County Library, as well as the “Nufărul” Photography Club from Oradea. The exhibition is open to the public until July 23 2020, Monday to Friday, from 8:00 to 19:00, with free access.

A NEW EXHIBITION IN THE “EURO FOTO ART” GALLERY - FIAP EXHIBITION CENTER ORADEA - ROMANIA

 

 Celebrating 200 years since the birth of the first photographer from Oradea - Mezey Lajos, as well as three decades of the longest lasting permanent photographic gallery in Romania (“Euro Foto Art”) has given the opportunity of organizing a new exceptional photo exhibition. In this context, beginning with the 5th of June 2020, those passionate about photographic art have the oportunity to see a special exhibition, held in the gallery located in 1 December Square, no. 12. The exhibiting artist is Gelu VRABIE, member of the “Nufărul” Photography club. His personal exhibition, entitled ”Urban Impressions” is made up of 100 truly valuable photographs. The opening event took place with the participation of the author, on the 5th of June 2020 ant 18:00. The event was transmitted live via the facebook address of the association “Euro Foto Art” (https://www.facebook.com/EuroFotoArtAsociatieInternationala/). Those who took part in the event were greeted by Ștefan Toth AFIAP - president of the International “Euro Foto Art” Association, as well as the curator of the current exhibition. Mr. Toth appreciated the perseverance of the artist in his art process. The exhibited works were analyzed by Ramona Novicov - art critic, who appreciated the special artistic merits of the exhibited works. Musical moments were provided by a representative of the “Duo Varadiensis” group, from Oradea - Thurzo Sandor Josef (viola). The exhibition - the 582nd, was organized with the support of the Bihor County Council and the Oradea City Hall, in partnership with the County Library “Gheorghe Șincai” and the “Nufărul” Photographic Club. The exhibition can be visited until June 29 2020, on workdays between 8 and 7 in the afternoon, access is free.


           WOMAN PHOTOGRAPHERS - INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION

It has become a tradition for the International Euro Photo Art Association (AIEFA) to celebrate International Women's Day, with an international exhibition of photographic art. This was also the case this year, when in the "Euro Photo Art" Gallery, FIAP Exhibition Center Oradea - Romania were installed 108 black-and-white and color photographs made by 57 woman photographers, active in the 54 AIEFA Partner Organizations from Europe, Asia and the Middle East. In this context the visiting public can admire a series of exceptional photographs taken by the woman photographers from: Saudi Arabia, Czech Republic, China, Egypt, India, Iran, Italy, Japan, Serbia, Slovakia, Singapore, Oman, Slovakia, Russia, Romania , Ukraine and Hungary. The international exhibition presents the way in which the photographers saw and surprised their colleagues from Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Venezuela, Tibet, Nepal or even South Africa. In the exhibited photos the visiting public will be able to admire the special artistic message of the exhibits from which he will be able to understand the rolewomen around the world have: woman, mother, sister or grandmother in equal measure. The opening of the exhibition, organized under the auspicies of the International Federation of Photographic Art (Recognized by UNESCO) took place in the presence of a large public, on Sunday, March 08, 2020, at 11:00 am in the well-known Gallery in Oradea, Square 1 December no. 12. The audience present at the opening was welcomed by the photographer artist Stefan Tóth István AFIAP the president of the International Association "Euro Foto Art" and the director of the FIAP Exhibition Center Oradea - Romania, which offered to the women arriving at the opening a bouquet of snowdrops. The exhibits and the role of women in society were praised by lady Elisabeta Pop, writer and literary critic, UNITER member, who recited the poetry of an unknown child, addressed to his mother. The musical moments were provided by the students of the Oradea Art High School. Photographer artist Fórián Andrea, member of AIEFA performed the poem "Én hívlak élni" (I invite you to live) by the poet Dsida Jenő, accompanied by the artist Thurzó Sándor József (viola) representing the "Duo Varadiensis" band. For the first time, the public present at the opening was invited to nominate the photo that they consider the most successful in the exhibition. The most favored was the photo of the artist from China, Liu Xiaoling entitled "Nepalese girls" Exhibition number 580 organized in partnership with the County Library "Georghe Șincai" and the Photographic Club "Nufărul" Oradea will remain open for public until April 9 2020, on weekdays between 08:00 - 19:00, and the access is free of charge.


THE PRESS PHOTOGRAPHERS'S INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION AWARDS.

The event took place on Saturday, the 8th of February 2020 at 11.00 hours, at the  Euro Foto Art Gallery - the FIAP Exhibition Center-Oradea, Romania in front of the representatives of mass media from Bihor and Hajdú-Bihar regions. The exhibition was organized by the Euro Foto Art International Association under the auspices of FIAP. At the 5th edition of this competition each amateur and professional written and online press photographer participated with 10 images, taken during 2019. After the first musical moment performed by the following: Costin Albert, Gîngă Ioana, Coyak Dávid, Marian Ioan, Marian Ana, Palas Iasmina (teacher: Lupse Anita) from the Art High School Oradea, the public was saluted by Stefan Tóth AFIAP, the president of the Euro Foto Art International Association and the manager of the festival. Serban Cartis-the president of the Union of the Romanian Professional Journalists-Bihor, dr. Ramona Novicov-art critic and Stanik István-media expert from Debrecen (HU) appreciated the importance of organizing this competition and the high level of the exposed images. The musical moments were offered by the following pupils: Alesia Nicole Alb (6th grade, teacher: Bonţu Aurica) and Porsztner Abigél (12th grade, teacher: Măslină Pop Ancuţa) who performed Romanian and Hungarian folklore pieces. In the second part of the exhibition the Cup of the press photographers was given to: Remus Toderici (Crișana from Oradea RO) and Halics Szófia (Bihari Hírlap from Beretyóújfalu  (HU). The  UZPBH Cup was given to Szilagyi Lorand (Bihoreanul, Oradea RO) and the Partium House Debrecen Cup was given to Ovi D. Pop (UZPBH). The ”Debrecen - Nagyárad” internet site gave a special prize to the DENAGY online journal from Debrececen for the "Flowers's Carnival" image taken by Csíki Ioan (RO) for its message of fraternity between Oradea and Debrecen. This event was the closing moment of  the 8th edition of ”Carol Pop de Szathmári - Szathmári Pap Károly” International Photography festival, organized by the Euro Foto Art International Association under the auspices of FIAP, recognized by the UNESCO. The exhibition with no. 579, organized in partnership with the Gheorghe Sincai regional Library and the ”Nufarul” Photoclub Oradea, will be opened to the public until the 6th of March 2020 on working days between 8.00 and 19.00 hours for free.

 

 


EXCEPTIONAL OPENING IN THE EURO PHOTO ART GALLERY, FIAP ORADEA-ROMANIA EXHIBITION CENTER

The Day of Photographic Art in Romania is celebrated in accordance with the Government Decision of Romania number 458 from 05.05.2010, every year, on January 11, the birthday of the first war photographer in the world ”Carol Pop by Szathmári - Szathmári Pap Károly”. The International Association "Euro Foto Art" (AIEFA) has been organizing since 2013 an exceptional Festival dedicated to this event. Within the Festival organized under the auspices of the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP), with the support of the AIEFA Partner Organizations in Serbia, Romania, Ukraine and Hungary, tens of photographic art exhibitions will be opened in one of the best-known galleries in Europe. The official launch of the eighth edition of the International Photography Festival "Carol Pop de Szathmári - Szathmári Pap Károly", took place on Friday, January 10, 2020, at 18:00, at the "Euro Photo Art" Gallery, FIAP Exhibition Center Oradea - Romania (CEFIAPOR), in the presence of more than 50 photographers and photography lovers from Romania and Hungary, who filled up the well Gallery Oradea known. The audience present at the event was greeted by the photographer artist Ștefan Tóth AFIAP, the president of AIEFA and the director of CEFIAPOR. During the festivities, the opening of the annual International Exhibition of AIEFA members took place. It has become a tradition for the members of the International Association to present at the beginning of each year with a representative exhibition with the most successful artistic photographs taken during the past year. This time on the simes of the well-known Oradea Gallery 109 photos were taken with great professional mastery by the 78 artist photographers members of the International Association "Euro Photo Art" (AIEFA) from: Austria, Czech Republic, China, France, Germany, Ireland , Israel, Italy, Republic of Moldova, Netherlands, Serbia, Spain, USA, Romania, Russia, Ukraine and Hungary. The works were presented by art critic dr. Ramona Novicov. The musical moments were offered by the artist of the "Duo Varadiensis" Thurzó Sándor József (alto), respectively by two photographers artists members of AIEFA: Kocsis Csaba from Berettyóújfalu (HU) and Radui Elemér from Oradea (RO) (guitar). The annual exhibition of the members of the International Association "Euro Foto Art" organized with the support of the County Library "Gheorghe Șincai" and the Photographic Club "Nufărul" Oradea will remain available to the public during the working days, until February 7, 2020 between 08:00 - 19:00, to which access is free.


THE INAUGURATION OF THE FIAP EXHIBITION CENTER ORADEA - ROMANIA

On Friday, the 6th of December 2019, at 18.00 hours there took place the  inauguration of the 17th FIAP Exhibition Center in Oradea-Romania with the participation of over 70 photographers from: Andorra, Germany, Greece, Romania, Ukraine and Hungary. The public was saluted by Stefan Tóth AFIAP, the manager of the Oradea FIAP exhibition center, who founded the most last-longing permanent photography gallery in Romania. Joan Burguse Martisella from Andorra, the vice-president of the FIAP and the manager of the FIAP Exhibition Centers, appreciated the activity of the gallery with its 570 international exhibitions. Ioannis Lykouris MFIAP, Hon E.FIAP from Greece, the FIAP secretary, appreciated the 25 years of best collaboration with Stefan Tóth AFIAP and his over 40 years experience. Georg S. Holzmann EFIAP, the honorable president of FIAP Germany from Karlsruhe, gave Stefan Tóth AFIAP the golden medal expressing his appreciation. Deputy Biró Rozália sent the message of the president of the Bihor Council who thanked Stefan Tóth for his over 40 years activity in promoting photography in Oradea. A special moment was the cutting of three-colours ribbon by the honorable guests and the revealing the plate of the FIAP Oradea-Romania exhibition center by Joan Burguse Martisella from Androrra and Stefan Tóth AFIAP. Then the word was taken by Eugen Antal representing the The Bihor County Prefect Institution and the Oradea City Hall and by Angela Lupsea-the general manager of the Oradea Museum-Cultural Center. Stefan Tóth AFIAP thanked to all who supported this event financially and to all volunteers who participated at the renovation of the ”Euro Foto Art” Gallery. In the second part of the festivity the opening of the 4th edition of the World-wide EFA Photo Clubs Cup took place. The exhibition was organized by the Euro Foto Art International Association for its 57 partner organizations from: Asia, Europe and the Middle East. The musical moments were offered by: Duo Varadiensis: Lucian Malița and Thurzó Sándor József (violin and viola), Elemér Radui and Florian Chelu (guitar) and Alexandrina Chelu (voice). The event closed with a festive dinner at the ”Grand Palace” restaurant where the dancer couple: Tóth István Aramisz (Romania)  - Lilly Cantineau (France) have performed, Santa Claus have given gifts to all guests and a huge cake have come as a surprise. The president of Bihor Council, Pásztor Sándor presented the city to the honorable guests from Andorra and Germany.

 


IMPRESSIVE OPENING AT THE

EURO FOTO ART GALLERY

The Euro Foto Art Gallery-FIAP Exhibition Center Oradea, Romania is been hosting a new photography exhibition since the 8th of August 2019. 100 images, taken by Udvardi Árpád EFIAP from Brasov, are shown. The author is a professional photographer since 1979. He's a freelancer since 1993 making book covers, art, touristic and publicity albums. He has collaborated with museums from Brasov, especially with the Ethnography Museum and this way he has improved his ethnographic photography and has made documentary films on this theme. The author's favourite subject is the human being in his environment with his joy and sorrow, with his loneliness and his destiny. The opening took place on Wednesday, the 7th of August, at 18.00 hours in front of the author and a large number of visitors including the twins: Lotte Lee and Candice Lee from Hong Kong, China and the family of Borka Sándor-painter from Veszprém, Hungary. The public was saluted by Stefan Tóth AFIAP, the president of the Euro Foto Art International Association and the manager of the gallery, who gave the author the patronage certificate with no. 047/2019. The images were presented by dr. Ramona Novicov, art critic and by Szücs László, chief editor at the "Várad" magazine. The musical moments were offered by the Vardiensis Duo: Thurzó Sándor József-viola and Lucian Malita-violin, who performed the following: "Dream of love” by Francisco CANARO, ”Concert vals” by G.Boulanger, ”Argentine tango” by Patacini, ”Serenata” by Eurico TOSELLI and Alter Jögermarsh. The retrospective exhibition of Udvardi Árpád EFIAP with no. 574, organized in partnership with the Gheorghe Sincai regional library and the Nufarul photoclub, with the support of the Bihor Council, will be opened to the public until the 16th of September 2019 every working day between 8.00 and 19.00 hours, for free. (Photography: Magdolna Tóth)


PHOTOGRAPHY ARTIST FROM

CLUJ-NAPOCA IS EXPOSING IN ORADEA

 

The ”Euro Foto Art” Gallery - FIAP Exhibiting Center Oradea-Români is been hosting a new photography exhibition since the 11th of July 2019. This time 100 images taken by Vas Géza from Cluj-Napoca are presented. The opening took place on Tuesday, the 11th of July 2019, at 18.00 hours in the presence of the author. The public was saluted by Stefan Tóth AFIAP, the president of the ”Euro Foto Art” International Association, who gave the author the patronage certificate with no. 043/2019. The images were presented by the author himself. The musical moments were offered by Thurzó Sándor József, viola artist, member of the ”Varadiensis Duo”. The retrospective exhibition of Vas Géza,  the 573rd exhibition in the gallery, organized in partnership with the ”Gheorghe Sincai” Regional Library, will be opened to the public until the 7th of August 2019, every working day, between 8.00 and 19.00 hours for free.

 

 


THE EXHIBITION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE PHOTOCLUB FROM DEBRECEN IN ORADEA

The Euro Foto Art Gallery-EFIAP Exhibiting Center Oradea - Romania is hosting since the 25th of June 2019 a new photography show. 75 images taken by the members of the Photoclub from Debrecen are presented. The opening took place on Tuesday, the 25th of June 2019, at 18.00 hours in the presence of the following: Máthé András AFIAP (the president of the photoclub), Micskey István, Micskey Katalin, Károlyi Gábor, Károlyiné Etelka, Illés Gábor, Illés Katalin, F. Nagy Piroska, Fülöp György, Méhész Balázs, Keresztesi Éva si Major Brigitta. Also we had the presence of Vas Géza from Cluj Napoca.  From the local photographers there were present at the event: Illés Imre ( the”Nufărul” Photoclub),  Varga Erzsébet Mandy, Csikí Ioan and Gardó Zoltán (the ”Euro Foto Art International Association).  The public was saluted by Stefan Tóth AFIAP, the manager of the  FIAP Exhibiting Center Oradea who gave the president of the Photoclub from Debrecen the patronage certificate with no. 038/2019. The exposed images were presented by Máthé András AFIAP and László Szűcs, chief editor at the "Várad" cultural magazine. The musical moments were offered by Lucian Malita, violin artist, member of the Varadiensis duo. This photography art exhibition with no. 572, organized in partnership with the Gheorghe Sincai Regional Library and the Nufarul Photoclub, with the support of the Oradea city hall and the Regional Council of Bihor, will be opened to the public until the 8th of July 2019, every working day between 8.00 and 19.00 hours, for free.


THE "EUROPE'S DANUBE" INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION AT THE EURO FOTO ART GALLERY - FIAP EXHIBITING CENTER ROMANIA

 

This took place on Wednesday, the 5th of June 2019, at 18.00 hours. The director council of FIAP, accepted by the UNESCO, at its last meeting from Belfast, has recognized the well-known ”Euro Foto Art” Gallery, founded in 1990 by Stefan Tóth AFIAP, as a FIAP Exhibiting Center in Oradea-Romania. This way, the gallery became the 17th FIAP Embassy in the whole world and the 1st in Romania !  570 international exhibitions have been opened here in the last 29 years. The ”Euro Foto Art” International Association, the unique regional member of FIAP in the world, in partnership with the "Japanese Danube" Photoclub from Yokohama, has initiated the "Europe's Danube" exhibition. The purpose of the project was to present through photography the longest river of Europe. A shorter version of this project was already presented with the support of the Romanian Counsel in Solotvino/ Slatina (UA) and in Sighetu Marmatiei. In Oradea, the public was saluted by Stefan Tóth AFIAP, the manager of the  FIAP Exhibiting Center Oradea-Romania. The images were presented by dr. Ramona Novicov, art critic (in Romanian) and by László Szűcs, chief editor at the ”Várad” cultural magazine (in Hungarian). The musical moments were offered by Thurzó Sándor József, viola artist, member of ”Varadiensis Duo”. The exhibition with no. 571, organized in partnership with the ”Gheorghe Sincai” Regional Library and the ”Nufarul” Photoclub, with the support of the Oradea City Hall and the Bihor Regional Council, will be opened to the public until the 24th of June 2019, on working days between 8.00 and 19.00 hours for free. The exhibition will be opened in June at the Romanian Cultural Institute from Beijing (China).

 


"MY ORADEA" - PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION

 

The Euro Foto Art International Association has prepared a new photography art exhibition for the public. This time, 115 color and monochrome images, taken by dr. Kiss András from Hungary, are presented at the well-known ”Euro Foto Art” Gallery. Through this exhibition with no. 569, the author gives a homage to the city he was born and lived almost his whole life in. The public will have the opportunity to discover streets of Oradea the way they once were and portraits of well-known people of the city and of the author's colleagues. The opening took place on Wednesday, the 17th of April 2019, at 18.00 hours, in front of the author, his family and a large number of visitors. The public was saluted by Stefan Tóth AFIAP, the president of the EFAIA and of the ”Nufărul” Photoclub and also the curator of the exhibition. The images were presented by Szilágyi Aladár, local writer and publicist. The musical moments were offered by ”Duo Varadiensi” Thurzó Sándor József (viola). The exhibition, organized in partnership with the ”Nufărul” Photoclub and the ”Gheorghe Sincai” Regional Library with the support of the Oradea city hall and the regional council, will be opened to the public until the 7th of May 2019, on working days between 8.00 and 20.00 hours, for free. 

 


THE OPENING OF MARIANA SCUBLI'S EXHIBITION, PHOTOGRAPHY ARTIST FROM SIGHETU MARMATIEI

 

The Euro Foto Art International Association has prepared a new outstanding photography exhibition for the public, called "Coming home". 96 color images, taken with great talent by Mariana Scubli, were exposed at the Euro Foto Art Gallery. The author was born in Oradea and has lived here for 20 years. She's an engineer, although she has studied violin at the Art High School from Oradea. The life paths leaded her later to Maramures, a place called by so many - a heaven's corner. The opening took place on Friday, the 22nd of March 2019, at 18.00 hours in front of the author and a large number of visitors. The public was saluted by Stefan Toth AFIAP, the president of the Euro Foto Art International Association. The images were presented by Felician Sateanu from Baia Mare, member of the EFAIA.  The musical moments were offered by Bianca Popa, 10th grade pupil at the Art High School. She was prepared for the event by her teacher, Aurica Bontu. The author and her husband - Horia Vasile Scubli, the mayor of Sighetu Marmatiei, presented the circumstances of taking the exposed images. The 568th exhibition, organized in partnership with the Gheorghe Sincai regional Library and the Nufarul photoclub Oradea, will be opened to the public until the 16th of April 2019 on working days, between 8.00 and 19.00 hours, for free. (Photograph courtesy: Varga Erzsébet). 

 

 


THE EURO FOTO ART WORLD-WIDE CUP OF THE PHOTOCLUBS

 

 

Was opened on Friday, the 1st of March 2019, at 18.00 hours, at the Euro Foto Art Gallery, in a festive atmosphere. The host and the curator of the event was Stefan Tóth AFIAP, the president of the Euro Foto Art International Association. The images were presented by dr. Ramona Novicov, art critic-in Romanian and by Szücs László, the chief editor of the Várad cultural magazine-in Hungarian. The musical moments were offered by the Vardiensis duo including Thurzó Sándor József(viola) and Lucian Malita(violin). The winner of the competition was the Biatorbágy (Hu) photoclub represented by Niksz Gyula, who got the EFA WORLD-WIDE CUP.  The public was invited to vote for the best exposed image. The winner images, with the same number of votes were: "The passionate violinist" by The international competition was organized by Jinrongv Wu (China), member of Photo Network Online from Zuhai and "The horse" by Tóth Brigitta (Hu), member of Biatorbágy photoclub. The international competition was initiated by Stefan Tóth AFIAP for the 52 partner organizations from Europe, Asia and Middle East of the Euro Foto Art International Association. 19 partner organizations with 182 images from South Arabia, China, Russia, Egypt, Italy, Japan, Serbia, Hungary, Romania were in the competition. The international jury formed by: dr. Ramona Novicov, art critic, Georg Holzmann Hon. EFIAP(Germany) and Paul Bock (the USA) selected 99 images from: South Arabia, Bahrain, China, Russia, Japan, Oman, Palestine, Romania, Serbia, Syria, Sudan, Hungary and Jemen. The exhibition, organized in partnership with the Gheorghe Sincai regional library and the Nufarul photoclub, will be opened to the public until the 21st of March 2019 on working days between 08.00 and 19.00 hours, for free.


THE OPENING OF THE BRASSAI PRESS PHOTOGRAPHY

 

The 7th edition of the ”Carol Pop de Szathmári - Szathmári Pap Károly” International Photography Festival, organized by the ”Euro Foto Art” International Association, offered the opportunity to open the Brassai press photography exhibition at the ”Euro Foto Art” Gallery. The jury of the competition, organized by the Union of the Hungarian Journalists from Romania (UJMR), selected 100 images taken by photojournalists from Hungary, Serbia, Romania and Ukraine. The opening of this exhibition took place on Saturday, the 12th of January 2019, at 12.00 hours. The public was saluted by Ștefan Tóth AFIAP, the president of the ”Euro Foto Art” International Association. The images were presented by dr. Ramona Novicov, art critic. The president of UJMR gave the prizes to the winners and the vice-president, Szücs László appreciated the high artistical level of the images. The musical moments were offered by the artist and prized photographer Kocsis Csaba from Berettyóújfalu (HU)  who performed with guitar and voice. The exhibition, organized in partnership with the Gheorghe Sincai regional library, will be opened to the public until the 10th of February 2019 on every working day between 8.00 and 19.00 hours for free.        

 


NATIONAL PREMIERE

 THE FIRST "SMART MOBILE" INTERNATIONAL SALON IN ROMANIA

 

The ”Euro Foto Art” International Association ( EFAIA) has organized for its partner organizations from Europe, Asia and the US the first international photography competition with images taken by mobile phones with collection made out of 10 photographs. 11 Partner Organizations from South Arabia, Iran, Russia, Japan, Romania, Serbia, Hungary, China and Ukraine has participated. Beyond the competition there were invited: Teodor Radu Pantea EFIAPs (Ro), China Network Online (China) and the Transcarpathian Photography Association (UA). The opening of the exhibition and the announcement of winners took place on Thursday, the 20th of December 2018 at 17.00 hours at the ”Euro Foto Art” Gallery in  front of a large number of visitors. The public was saluted by Stefan Tóth AFIAP, the president of the EFAIA. The images were presented by Ioan Moldovan, poet, the manager of the "Family" cultural magazine and by Teodor Radu Pantea EFIAPs, the manager of international relationships of the EFAIA. The musical moments were offered by Alexandrina Chelu (voice) and Florian Chelu (guitar). It is remarkable that in the ”Euro Foto Art” Gallery this year there were opened 18 exhibitions from Europe, Asia and South Africa. The "Smart Mobile" exhibition organized by the ”Euro Foto Art” International Association in partnership with the ”Nufărul” Photoclub and the ”Gheorghe Sincai” Regional Library will be opened to the public until the 10th of January 2019 on working days between 8.00 and 19.00 hours for free.

 


A NEW OPENING AT THE EURO FOTO ART GALLERY FROM ORADEA

 

100 images taken by photoartist Fülöp Jenö AFIAP (from Târgu Mureș). Mwere installed in the most long-lasting photography gallery from Romania, founded in 1990. The opening took place on Thursday, the 27th of September 2018 in front of the author at the ”Euro Foto Art” Gallery Oradea (1st of December square, no. 12). The images were presented by dr. Teodor Radu Pantea EFIAPs. The musical moments were offered by Thurzó Sándor József, viola artist. The author thanked to the organizers for the outstanding conditions created for his personal exhibition. The 559th exhibition, organized in partnership with the ”Gheorghe Sincai” Regional Library and with the ”Nufarul” Photoclub, will be opened to the public until the 18th of October 2018 on working days between  08.00 and 19.00 hours for free. (Photography: Gardó Zoltán).


OUTSTANDING OPENING AT THE EURO FOTO ART GALLERY ORADEA

 

100 images  of the Bakony photoclub from Veszprém HU (partner organization of the Euro Foto Art Association) were shown in the most long-lasting photography gallery from Romania. The opening took place in front of Mátyus Károly, the president of the photoclub mentioned below, on the 7th of September 2018, at 18.00 hours. The public was saluted by Stefan Toth AFIAP, the president of the Euro Foto Art International Association, who gave to Mátyus Károly the patronage certificate with no. 069/2018. The exposed images were presented by dr. Ramona Novicov, art critic, who appreciated their high artistical level. The musical moments were offered by Carmen Vasile (soprano) and Thurzó Sándor József (viola). The 558th exhibition, organized in partnership with the Gheorghe Sincai regional library and the Nufarul photoclub, will be opened to the public until the 26th of September 2018, every working day between 8.00 and 19.00 hours for free. (photography courtesy: Gardó Zoltán)

 


THE EXHIBITION OF THE PRISMA PHOTOCLUB FROM MIERCUREA CIUC AT THE EURO FOTO ART GALLERY ORADEA

 

105 images of the members of the Prisma photoclub from Miercurea Ciuc (partner organization of the Euro Foto Art International Association) were installed in the most long-lasting photography gallery from Romania - the Euro Foto Art Gallery, founded in 1990. The opening took place in front of some members of the Prisma photoclub's and of a few visitors on Saturday, the 18th of August 2018, at 10.00 hours. The public was saluted by Stefan Toth AFIAP, the President of the Euro Foto Art International Association, who gave the patronage certificate with no. 065/2018 to the President of the Prisma photoclub. The images were presented by dr. Ramona Novicov, art critic, in Romanian language and by Szücs László, chief editor at the ”Várad” cultural magazine, in Hungarian language. The Prisma photoclub was presented by István Labancz, its President, who was grateful for this opportunity. The musical moments were offered by Kinda Péter and Veres Loránt, a double bass duo. The 557th exhibition, organized in partnership with the Gheorghe Sincai regional library and the Nufarul photoclub, will be opened to the visitors until the 6th of September 2018, on the working days, between 8.00 and 19.00 hours, for free.

 


A NEW PHOTOGRAPHY ART EXHIBITION FROM THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION OPENED AT THE EURO FOTO ART GALLERY ORADEA

 

On Friday, the 27th of July 2018, at 18.00 hours, there was opened the exhibition of the members of the Creative Union Photoart from Penza, the Russian Federation(a partner organization of the Euro Foto Art international association since 2013). The many visitors were saluted by Stefan Toth AFIAP, the President of EFA, who appreciated the long lasting collaboration. Dr. Ramona Novicov, art critic, appreciated the high artistical level and the diversity of the exposed images, underlying the genuine Russian spirit of them. The musical moments were offered by Alexandrina Chelu(voice) and Florian Chelu(guitar), performing the "Sound of shape" by Valeri Briusov and the 25th sonet by Shakespeare. Alexandrina Chelu performed " The poet" by Puskin. At the closing of the event, Stefan Toth AFIAP read the message of His Excellency, Valery I. Kuzmin, the Extraordinary  and Plenipotential Ambassador of the Russian Federation Embassy in Romania, who appreciated the collaboration between the two countries and the two cities: Oradea and Penza. The 556th exhibition, organized in partnership with the Nufarul photoclub and the Gheorghe Sincai regional library, will be opened to the public until the 16th of August 2018 between 8.00 and 19.00 hours on working days (Photo:Tünde Gorzó)

 


OUTSTANDING PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION FROM

SOUTH AFRICA

IN ORADEA

 

The Euro Foto Art Gallery is hosting the personal exhibition of Jill Sneesby MFIAP from Porth Elisabeth, South Africa, between the 15th and the 30th of June 2018. 105 images  with high artistical level, taken all over Africa, are exposed. The opening of the 554th exhibition organized by Euro Foto Art International Association was on the 14th of June 2018, at 11.00 hours, in front of a large number of visitors. The public was saluted by Stefan Tóth AFIAP, the President of the Euro Foto Art association and curator of the exhibition. Dr. Ramona Novicov, art critic, presented the works and appreciated their artistical value. The musical moments were offered by the students of the Art Highschool and also by the viola artist, Thurzó Sándor József. So, a new photography exhibition worth to be seen is now opened to the visitors, between 8.00 and 19.00 hours on every working day for free. (Photography by: Gorzó Tünde


OUTSTANDING OPENING AT THE EURO FOTO ART GALLERY ORADEA

 

The 7th edition of the European Photography Festival, organized by the ”Euro Foto Art” International Association, opened its 553rd exhibition. 100 colour and monochrome artistically very valuable images were presented. They were taken by the members of the "Floarea de colt" photography club from Râmnicu Valcea. The well-known photoclub was founded in 1985 by: Trestian Găvănescu AFIAP, Laurentiu Mărgineanu sr. and Ioan Ciobotaru, three enthusiast artists. The "Floarea de colt" Photoclub has 30 members from all over Romania: Râmnicu Valcea, Bucuresti, Craiova and from abroad: Germany and the UK. It is the most active partner of the EFA association. The 100 exposed images were taken by the following artists: Mircea Băduț, Daniel Chiosilă, Ioan Ciobotaru, Marius Cinteză, Ionescu Dragoș, Sorin Mateescu, Nicolae Sotir EFIAP, Laurențiu Mărgineanu, Cătălin Nimigeanu  Julien Oncete și Cătălin Vezetiu. The opening took place on Friday, the 25th of May 2018, at 18.00 hours at the ”Euro Foto Art” Gallery in Oradea. The images were presented by dr. Ramona Novicov, art critic, who appreciated their high artistical level. The official opening was sustained by Stefan Tóth AFIAP, the President of the EFA international association. The musical moments were offered by: Alexandrina Chelu” (voice and guitar), Lucian Malița (violin) and Thurzó Sándor József (viola). The exhibition, organized in partnership with the ”Gheorghe Sincai” Library and the ”Nufărul” Photoclub, will be opened to the public until the 14th of June 2018, between 8.00 and 19.00 hours, on every working day, for free. (Photography: Gardó Zoltán).

 


THE RELEASE OF THE EUROPEAN PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL

Took place on Tuesday, the 8th of May 2018, at 18.30 hours, at the ”Euro Foto Art” Gallery, in front of a large number of visitors. The European Photography Festival, dedicated to the Europe day, organized by the Euro Foto Art international association, includes an exhibition series all over Romania and in the countries connected to it. The public was saluted by Stefan Toth AFIAP, the president of the association and the manager of the festival. The images, exposed during the 10th edition of the ”Eurofotoart Stars” International Salon, were presented by dr. Ramona Novicov, art critic. 106 colour and monochrome images, taken in Europe by 75 photographers from 26 countries were exposed:Olga ANDRIUC (MD), Najla ANGAWI ESFIAP (Saudi Arabi), Ferenc  BARABÁS (HU), Johanna BORBELY (A), Sergey BORISOV (RUSS), BORVIZ Attila (RO), Nicolae  BRÎNZARI (MD), Paul BOCK (SUA), Ruxandra CĂLIN EFIAP (RO), Marius CINTEZA (RO), Ioan CIOBOTARU (RO), Mirioslav DABIC (SRB),  Igor DEBEVEC EFIAPb (SL), László DEZSŐ EFIAP (RO), Dumitru ELINEȚCHI (RUSS), FAZAKAS Ferenc (RO), Christian FILIPESCU (RO), Iurie FOCA (MD), Nicoleta GABOR (RO), Ovidiu GABOR (RO), Oana GELEP (UK), Georg HOLZMANN EFIAP (D), Marius INDRIEȘ (CZ), Dusan JIVKIC (SRB), Tibor KAJTÁR (HU), Kauko Keranen (FI), Yan Jianwu (CN), Tibor KERECZ (HU), Kerekes Istvan EFIAPp-5(HU), Eszter-Emese-LÁZÁR (IR), Viesturs LINKS AFIAP (LV), Michele MACINAI EFIAP (I), MAGDÓ István AFIAP (RO), Sergey MAJOROV EFIAPs (RUSS), Gavriel MOZES (IL), Ioan OLAH (RO), Zsolt PETRÓ (HU), Mihai POTÂRNICHE (MD), Robert PRANAGAL EFIAP (PL), Ovi D. POP EFIAP (RO),Yarema PROTSIV (UA), Péter RÁCZ (HU), Ivan RANOGAJEC (HR), Rob RONDA (Netherlands), Liviu ROTARU (RO), Ioan ROXIN (F), Cristian MARTINAȘ (RO), Monica MARTON (RO), Dorin MOCANU (RO), Mihály MOLDOVÁN EFIAPs (RO), Julian Negredo SANCHEZ (ES), László POTOZKY AFIAP (RO),  Atle SVEEN (Norway), Gelu STAN AFIAP (RO), Valentina STAN EFIAPg (RO), Gabriel STANCIU AFIAP (RO), Claudiu SZABÓ EFIAP (RO), Béla SZABÓ EFIAP (HU), László SZÁNTÓ (SK), Felician SĂTEANU (RO),  Zsuzsa SZÉCSÉNYI (HU),  Sorin TABACU (RO), Joao TABORDA EFIAP (PT), Yurii TARIANYTSIA (UA), TARCZALI Éva (RO), András TAMÁS (HU), Raluca TATAR (RO),Radu Teodor Pantea EFIAPs (RO), Alpár TEUTSCH EFIAP (RO), Tamás TÓTH (GB), Ilie TUDOREL (RO), Tarquinius VĂDEANU AFIAP (RO), Gelu VRABIE (RO), Djordje VUKICEVIC EFIAPp (SRB). Bálint Zsigmond AFIAP from Targu Mures was the honorable guest of the event. The musical moments were offered by Thurzó Sándor József (viola artist) and Alexandrina Chelu (guitar-voice). This new exhibition, organized during the Festum Varadinum, will be opened to the visitors until the 24th of May,  every working day between 8.00 and 19.00 hours, for free.


THE ANNUAL EXHIBITION OF THE  MEMBERS OF THE EURO FOTO ART INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION

 

Was opened on Saturday, the 14th of April 2018, at 11.00 hours, at the ”Euro Foto Art” Gallery, in front of a large number of visitors, including artists from Oradea, Baia Mare, Cluj-Napoca (Ro), Budapest and Szolnok (HU). Stefan Tóth AFIAP, the president of the ”Euro Foto Art” International Association, presented a short briefing of the last 10 years of the organization, which became a Cultural Embassy of Oradea, the Bihor region and of Romania through all over the world. The Euro Foto Art association is the organizer of 4  annual photographic international festivals in Romania and China and has 52 partner organizations from Europe, Asia and the USA. The 106 images taken by the 81 members of the association from Europe, Asia and the USA, were presented by dr. Ramona Novicov, art critic, who appreciated their execution high level. Stefan Tóth AFIAP, the association's president, gave the Appreciation Certificate to Gardó Zoltán for his continuous voluntary work in the exhibition's organizing between 2010 and 2018. The musical moments were offered by Gabriella Nagy, vice-manager of the Art Highschool Oradea, inviting Kozák József, a talented 8th grade student who played on violin, under the piano according of Teszler Júlia, pieces from Grigoras Dinica and Vittorio Monti. The young talented student, prepared by his teacher Anita Lupse, was rewarded with great applauses for his performance. The exhibition organized by the ”Euro Foto Art” International Association in partnership with the ”Nufarul” Photoclub and the ”Gheorghe Sincai” Regional Library, will be opened to the visitors until the 7th of May 2018, during 8.00 and 19.00 hours on working days, for free.

 


IMPRESSIVE OPENING AT THE EURO FOTO ART GALLERY

 

It took place on Friday, the 23rd of February 2018, at 18.00 hours in front of a large number of visitors. The host of the event was Stefan Tóth AFIAP, the founder and the president of the Nufarul photographic club (CNFO), for 42 years now. The beginning moments were dedicated to the loving memory of  Constantin Dancoglu EFIAPb, who passed away in the spring of 2017. After that, dr. Ramona Novicov, art critic, appreciated the 105 exposed images taken by the 15 members of the club. Christian Filipescu, the new counselor of the club spoke highly of Constantin Demeter and Gheorghe Petrila EFIAP for becoming honourable members. At the closing of the event, the president offered the honourable member diplomas and the excellence trophies to: Nicoleta Gabor, Ovidiu Gabor, Ovi. D. Pop EFIAP and Gelu Vrabie for their appreciable results in the last year. The musical moments were offered by the students of the Art Highschool, presented by Gabriela Nagy, the principal of the institution: Ferencz István, violin (3rd grade), Kozák Dávid şi Ioan Marian, violin (7th grade) and Pálfi Boróka, flute (8th grade) in the accompany of Ferencz Mercedesz, piano teacher.