Students of the "Emanuil Gojdu" National College

in front of a visual exam

The ”Ștefan Vilidár István” Gallery, Oradea EFA Exhibition Center - Romania within the Princely Palace of the Oradea Medieval Citadel (Building C, 1st floor) managed by the ”Nufărul” Photographic Club Oradea (CFNO), has become out of capacity, Saturday September 17, 2022 before for the table. The pages of the well-known gallery have been populated by graduates of the online photography and technique course and their family members. The exam papers of graduates Armand Mihaiu Georgescu, Maria Alexia Martoș, Pelle Cedrin Crăciun, Armand Mihaiu Georgescu, Bianca-Adelina Grava, Patrick – Florin Roșu, Cristina Popa (invited), Andrei Matei Știrbu and Patrick Andrei were installed on the walls of the well-known Gallery. Mistletoe. The course initiated for the students of the National College "Emanuil Gojdu" Oradea (CNEG) started on March 20, 2022 and was organized by the International Association "Euro Photo Art" (AIEFA) with the support of Summit Agro Romania, being supported by the course lecturer the photographer artist Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP, ESFIAP, in which the students participated free of charge. The public physically present at the event as well as those who watched the event broadcast live on Facebook were greeted by the president of AIEFA, who appreciated the dedication of the 8 graduates who, in addition to the school program, participated in the online course on Saturday before the meal. "The artistic level of the exhibited photographs demonstrates the way in which the graduates perceived the material of the taught course. Their artistic vision as well as the approach to the photographed subjects demonstrated the great creativity of the authors. I deeply regret the fact that some of the enrollees dropped out of the classes due to their multiple concerns. I am happy for the fact that several of the graduates applied for their enrollment in the AIEFA" the lecturer of the course emphasized in his speech. Mrs. Dr. Eng. Patricia Maria Știrbu, the president of Summit Agro Romania, Bulgaria, Adria and the Republic of Moldova, took the floor next, who appreciated the perseverance of the students. We are happy to be together at the Citadel of Oradea at the celebration of the graduation of this online course, for the way in which these wonderful children were involved in learning the homework, as well as for the way in which they are attracted by photography to nature, to the protection of the environment, but also to other forms of art such as music. All these things equally contribute to their souls being richer and happier" the representative of the sponsoring company emphasized in her speech. Next, the students took the floor: Patrick-Florin Roșu, Bianca-Adelina Grava. Armand Mihaiu Georgescu and Patrick Andrei Vîsca who appreciated the level of the course and thanked his lecturer for the way he conducted the completed course. The Director of the College, Professor Anca Mile, after appreciating the initiative of organizing this project, congratulated the graduates of this course and proposed that the graduates' exhibition be presented at the College headquarters. At the end, the president of AIEF handed the graduates the Graduation Certificates and a photographic art album entitled "People and landscapes from Romania and Japan", respectively "Momente surpinse" by the photographer artist Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP, ESFIAP. The musical moments of the opening were supported by Lukács student Lois from the Oradea Arts High School, who performed solo pieces on the flute and in duet with her flute teacher Borzási Dávid. The event was broadcast live from the address of the International Association: https://www.facebook.com/EuroFotoArtAssociation All exhibits can be admired on the AIEFA website https://www.eurofotoart.com/efa-exbhibitions-halls/stefan -vilidar-istvan-gallery-oradea/12/ and will be able to be viewed on the screens of modern means of transport in our municipality, thanks to the protocol signed with AIEFA and OTL Bihor. The new graduate exhibition will remain available to the visiting public until September 28, 2022, daily between 08:00 and 20:00, to which public access is free.

The opening of the personal exhibition

Adrian Drăgan (Oradea)

The ”Ștefan Vilidár István” Gallery, EFA Oradea Exhibition Center - Romania in the Princely Palace of the Oradea Medieval Citadel (Building C, 1st floor) managed by the ”Nufărul” Photographic Club Oradea (CFNO) hosted on Friday, August 11, 2022 from 6  p.m. the opening of an emotional personal exhibition. The event took place in the presence of the author of the exhibition Adrian Drăgan, his family and a large audience, who was greeted by the photographer artist Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP, ESFIAP president of the International Association "Euro Photo Art" (AIEFA) and CFNO, who presented the context in which this exhibition was organized. "It is worth appreciating that, despite the fact that for photographer Adrian Drăgan, photography presents a much greater effort than for most photographic artists, due to his disability he has an enviable ambition regarding creation! In addition to the fact that his images reproduce very faithfully the joy of the moment of photography, he plays with the subjects to be photographed. He also knows how to capitalize on compositions, he doesn't forget the role of light with which he draws masterfully and which he knows how to capitalize on with special magic!" emphasized in his speech the president of the two Oradea Organizations. Art critic Dr. Ramona Novicov appreciated the accuracy and persuasiveness, as well as pictorial sensibility of the exhibited photographs. Adrian knew how to make a visual show from the exhibited photos, taking inspiration from the phrase "Make heaven of what you have". It can be seen very well that what was acquired in the introductory course in photographic technique and art led by the well-known photographer artist Ștefan Tóth István was very well utilized in the photographs exhibited, which include several genres of photographic art, such as: landscape, portraits , studio, essay, architecture or socio-photography. Next, the father of the exhibiting artist-photographer read the thoughts of the author of the exhibition, and his mother recalled the context in which, after Adrian won some money in a raffle and supplemented it with the money from the "piggy bank", his wish was to buy a camera ! At the end of the opening, the curator of the exhibition handed over the AIEFA Patronage Certificate to the exhibiting photographer and thanked the collaborators for the support without which this exhibition could not take place: the Association for the Promotion of Tourism in Oradea and the Surroundings (APTOR) and Summi Angro Romania. The event was broadcast online and on the Facebook platform of the Association: https://www.facebook.com/EuroFotoArtAssociation All exhibits can be admired on the AIEFA website https://www.eurofotoart.com/efa-exbhibitions-halls/stefan -vilidar-istvan-gallery-oradea/10/ The musical moments of the opening were supported by the representative of the "Duo Sole Fide" Group, the artist Thurzó Sándor József, who performed on the viola several pieces from the Romanian repertoire: "Evening Song" by Ludovic Feldman, "Melody" by Liana Alexandra Serban, "Lullaby" by Zeno Vancea and "Din drâmboaie" by Hilda Jerea. The new Adrian Drăgan retrospective personal exhibition will remain available to the visiting public until August 29, 2022, daily between hours 08:00 - 20:00, to which public access is free.

The opening of the photo exhibition

"Impressions from Bečej" (SRB)

 

The ”Ștefan Vilidár István” Gallery, EFA Oradea Exhibition Center - Romania in the Princely Palace of the Oradea Medieval Fortress (Building C, 1st floor) managed by the ”Nufărul” Photographic Club Oradea (CFNO) is hosting, starting this week, the photo exhibition entitled ”Impressions from Bečej" (SRB). In the exhibition organized in partnership with the Association for the Promotion of Tourism in Oradea and Surroundings (APTOR), under the patronage of the International Association "Euro Photo Art" (AIEFA), with the support of Summi Agro Romania, 50 black and white and color photos taken by Bihoren photographic artists, who recently participated in the International Photographic Creation Camp of the members of the Kárpát-medencei Magyar Fotográfusok Céh-je (Guild of Hungarian Photographers of the Carpathian Basin) belonging to the Kárpát-medencei Intézet (the "Carpathian Basin" Institute) based in Szeged ( HU). 20 photographic artists from Serbia, Slovakia, Romania and Hungary participated in the international photography camp organized between 01 and 03 July 2022 by the Kárpát-medencei Intézet (KMI) in Seghedin (HU) in partnership with the Bečej City Hall (SRB), who and creators 5 Bihoren, members and of (AIEFA): Bánházi Gyöngyi, Csíki János, Fórián Andrea, Kovács Orsolya and Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP, ESFIAP. The exhibited photos present the visual impressions of Bihoren creators about the city that hosted the international event. The opening of the exhibition took place on Monday, July 18, 2022, at 18:00, in the presence of a large audience (despite the particularly high heat), which was greeted by the photographer artist Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP, ESFIAP president of AIEFA and CFNO, who appreciated the initiative of organizing the international camp of photographic creation, which offered the possibility of making some special images. The exhibitor Kovács Orsolya, who presents in the exhibition images captured in the center of Bečej, in local churches and on the banks of the Tisza, emphasized in her speech the important role that this event had in meeting a number of colleagues, with whom she only knew through the ZOOM platform (with the help of which he participated in the online course held by the photographer artist Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP, ESFIAP). The event was broadcast online and on the Facebook platform of the Association. The cultural program of the opening was supported by the members of the "Duo Sole Fide" Group: Thurzó Sándor József, who presented the piece "Unforgettable Memories", op 64, No. 1 by Dávid Popper (arrangement for viola by Thurzó Sándor József) . Fórián Andrea recited the poems "Ember maradj" (Rāmâi Om!) by Sík Sándor on the musical background "Ave Maria" by Bihari Sándor, respectively the poem "Szobrászat" (Sculpture) on the musical background "German Dance" by Karl Dittersdorf. In the end, the artist Thurzó Sándor József performed the piece "Evening around the fire" by Kodály Zoltán (arrangement for solo viola by the performer). The new exhibition organized by AIEFA and the "Nufărul" Oradea Photographic Club will remain available to the visiting public until July 31, 2022, daily between 08:00 and 20:00, to which public access is free.

BEREKI ANIKÓ (BUDAPEST) PERSONAL EXHIBITION OPENING IN ORADEA

 The International Association "Euro Foto Art" (AIEFA) organizes in partnership with the Association "Saint Ladislaus" from Oradea, in the preamble of the 10th edition of the Saint Ladislaus Cultural Days, a photographic marathon of photographers from the neighboring country. The marathon will include 3 high-profile art exhibitions, organized under the auspices of the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP), recognized by UNESCO. The event started on Friday, June 17, 2022, at 18:00, in the "Ştefan Vilidár István" Gallery, in the Princely Palace of the Medieval Citadel of Oradea (Building C, 1st floor). In this Gallery the opening of the exhibition took place, in the presence of the author Bereki Anikó from Budapest, the personal exhibition entitled "Az én Balatonom a mi Balatonunk" (My Balaton is our Balaton). The exhibition includes 50 artistic photographs taken about the beautiful lake in Hungary by the photographer, during the four seasons of the year. The photographer is currently an editor and reporter for Radio Kossuth in Hungary. The exhibition has been opened in several galleries in Europe: Lendva (Slovenia), Bratislava (Slovakia) and Siófok, Budapest, Zamárdi and Balatonszemes (Hungary). In Romania, the exhibition was presented for the first time in Oradea. The public present at the event was greeted by the curator of the exhibition the photographer Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP, ESFIAP, the president of AIEFA, who presented the context in which the images were made and thanked the photographer for the exhibition opened in Oradea and postponed the patronage certificate. International Association. During the opening, the exhibiting photographer took the floor and thanked the President of AIEFA for his involvement in organizing this opening. The exhibition was opened by Mr. Zatykó Gyula, the manager of the Saint Ladislaus Days event, who handed the exhibiting artist and the people who contributed symbolic gifts to the success of the opening. The cultural program of the evening was offered by the artists of the band "Duo Sole Fide" formed by Thurzó Sándor József who performed the folk song Hullámzó Balaton tetején collected by Kola József gyűjtése, and Fórián Andrea performed the poetry of Gárdonyi ”Against a background of solo viola improvisation, respectively Illyés Gyula’s poem entitled“ A tihanyi Templom-hegyen ”, against the musical background Ave Regina by Michael Haydn. Finally, the guest of the evening, the artist Oszaczky Andrássy Katalin, performed on piano with the artist Thurzó Sándor József on viola the piece Dalnak lenge szárnyán, Op. 34 No. 2. by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. At the end of the opening, there were 3 raffles of gifts offered by the photographer with objects of memories about Lake Balaton. All those present at the opening were able to taste the famous Neapolitan "Balaton" brought by Bereki Anikó. The exhibition organized in partnership with the Association for the Promotion of Tourism in Oradea and Region, with the support of Summit Agro Romania, will remain available to the visiting public until the end of June 2022. The event was broadcast live and can be reviewed at: https://www.facebook.com/EuroFotoArtAssociation/videos/322403353423306 The entire exhibition can be visited on the Association's website: https://www.eurofotoart.com/efa-exbhibitions-halls/stefan-vilidar -istvan-gallery-oradea / 08 /

 Photo exhibition

"The city of St. Ladislaus is my city"

The International Association "Euro Photo Art" (AIEFA) organized in partnership with the Association "Together for Oradea" the 5th edition of the competition for amateur photographers with the title: The city of Saint Ladislaus is my city. The contest was initiated to choose the best amateur photographer in Oradea and the most valuable online photography in the city. In order to obtain the titles, it was possible to compete with a maximum of 3 good quality digital images made about Oradea. The jury included Consul Demeter Stefánia Katalin at the Consulate General of Hungary in Cluj, as well as photographers Dr. Morvay-Szabó Edina and Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP, ESFIAP, President of AIEFA, who established the best participant in the competition. In the category of the most popular online photo of the city, obtained based on the likes of the public in Oradea, the 1st place went to the image made by Solymosán Krisztián who gathered 407 likes, the 2nd place went to the competitor Fodor István who got 376 likes, which also obtained the third place with 290 likes. The winners will participate for free in an online course in photographic technique and art organized this autumn by the International Association "Euro Foto Art" in Hungarian under the guidance of photographer Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP. The title of the best amateur photographer in Oradea in 2022 went to the participant Victor József after the judging. Accepted and awarded works by Arany József, Benedek Andrea, Borsi Vivien, Brad Kribus Mónika, Csíki János, Deák Márta, Erdei Noémi, Farkas László, Fenesi Anna, Fodor István, Koller Csaba, Kovács Géza, Leopold Otilia Németi Károly, Pataki Péter Sándor, Petrus Tamás, Sălăgean Daniel, Serbán Mária, Viktor József, Wagner Erika and Zováni Anikó can also be viewed at: https://www.eurofotoart.com/efa-exbhibitions-halls/stefan-vilidar -istvan-gallery-oradea / 07 / The opening of the exhibition and the award ceremony took place on Friday, May 27, 2022, at 18:00 in the “Ștefan Vilidár István” Gallery within the Princely Palace of the Medieval Citadel Oradea (Body C, first floor). The audience present at the event was greeted by the photographer Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP, ESFIAP the president of AIEFA and the local councilor Pető Dalma, the vice-president of the “Together for Oradea” Association. The event, which was broadcast online from the Association's address: https://www.facebook.com/EuroFotoArtAssociation/videos/1220377818721264, was attended by a large number of lovers of photography and the city of Oradea, including many young people. The works were presented by the photographer Morvay-Szabó Edina, who appreciated the artistic and technical level of the exhibits. "From these images it radiates both the authors' love for photography and for the city where the authors live", the cultural moments of the opening will be supported by the representatives of the band "Duo Varadiensis" Fórián Andrea (recitation), who presented a program of music and lyrics by composers and poets from Oradea. within the XXX edition of Festum Varadinum and will remain available to the visiting public until June 16, 2022 daily from 08:00 to 20:00 to which access is free.

OPENING WITH PUBLIC IN THE GALLERY

ȘTEFAN VILIDÁR ISTVÁN ORADEA

 After a long break of two years of pandemic, the “Ștefan Vilidár István” Gallery, EFA Exhibition Center Oradea - Romania from the Princely Palace of the Medieval Citadel Oradea (Building C, 1st floor) managed by the Photographic Club “Nufărul” Oradea (CFNO) hosted on Friday, April 29, 2022 the opening of a unique exhibition of photographic art, which was physically attended by the photography-loving public. The international exhibition entitled "Winter in the Carpathian Basin" organized in partnership with the Association for the Promotion of Tourism in Oradea and Surroundings (APTOR) in the preamble of the 11th edition of the European Photography Festival is part of the International Project entitled "Seasons in the Carpathian Basin" by AIEFA, in partnership with Kárpát-medencei Intézet (Carpathian Basin Institute) in Szeged (KMI) and Kárpát-medencei Magyar Fotográfiai Egyesület (Association of Hungarian Photographers in the Carpathian Basin). On this occasion, 50 black and white and color photographs made by members selected by a curator led by photographers will be exhibited: Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP, ESFIAP. The images were made by members of the Association of Hungarian Photographers of the Carpathian Basin (KMFE) who entered the International Photographic Art Competition. Thus, on the walls of the famous Oradea Gallery in the medieval Oradea Fortress, the visiting public can admire the photos taken by the photographers: Bánházi Gyöngyi (RO), Cseke Sándor (RO), Csíki János (RO), Dobán Dorina (UA), Erdélyi Olivia (SRB) , Gombár Mária (HU), Hátszegi Csaba (RO), Hős Norbert (SRB), Jusztin László (SRB), Kasza Árpád (SRB), Kertész Hajnalka (RO), Kovács Orsolya (RO), Morvay Szabó Edina (RO), Ponesz Karin (SK) and Ürge Mátyás (SK). The audience was greeted by photographer Ștefan TÓTH István AFIAP, President of the International Association "Euro Photo Art" and CFNO, respectively the new Vice President of KMFE based in Szeged (HU), who appreciated the artistic level of the exhibits and the importance of this international project. . The editor Szűcs László went on to praise the images on display, stating: approaches to watch them with great pleasure. The silence, the stillness that I could discover in the image made by Erdélyi Olívia or another atmosphere in the photos of Kasza Árpád and Hős Norbert all from Vojvodina. A perfect silence can be seen in the photographs of Kertész Hajnalka and Csíki János from Transylvania ”, the editor from Oradea emphasized in his speech. The cultural program of the opening was supported by the representatives of the band "Duo Varadiensis" and "Duo Sole Fide", who presented a program inspired by the creations of artists from the Carpathian Basin: "A walk in the Carpathian Basin" ("Bejárjuk Kárpát-medencét") , performed by Thurzó artists Sándor József (viola) performed Bartók Béla's “Szekler Evening” (Este a székelyeknél), Kodály Zoltán's “Csillagok, csillagok”. In the evening, Fórián Andrea, also a member of AIEFA, recited the poems “Ajándék” (Gift) by Márai Sándor, “Cédrussá válok” (“Becoming a Cedar”) by László Devecsery, “Hangközök” (“Sound Intervals”) by Orcsik Roland and “Juszt sem hallgatna” by Balla D. Károly, against a musical background supported by Thurzó artist Sándor József (viola). The event will be broadcast online on the Facebook platform of the Association, which can be reviewed: https://www.facebook.com/EuroFotoArtAssociation/videos/525982922472559 The new exhibition organized by the International Association "Euro Foto Art" and the Photographic Club "Nufărul" Oradea , will remain available to the visiting public until May 16, 2022, daily from 08:00 to 20:00, when public access is free. All the images accepted at the International Competition can be admired on the Association's website https://www.eurofotoart.com/efa-exbhibitions-halls/stefan-vilidar-istvan-gallery-oradea/06/  (Photo by: Csíki János)

OPENING OF THE UKRAINE EXHIBITION SEEN BY

PHOTOGRAPHERS ARTIST IN ORADEA

 The photography-loving visiting public has the opportunity to view in the “Ștefan Vilidár István” Gallery, EFA Oradea - Romania Exhibition Center from the Princely Palace of the Medieval Citadel Oradea (Building C, 1st floor) managed by the Photographic Club “Nufărul” Oradea (CFNO) until at the end of April 2022 a new photographic art exhibition organized in partnership with the Association for the Promotion of Tourism in Oradea and Region, made up of the works of Oradea photographers. This time on the simes of the well-known gallery in the medieval Citadel of Oradea are exhibited the creations of photographers from Oradea members of the Photographic Club "Nufărul" Oradea, Photoclub "Varadinum" Oradea, by the kindness of the artist Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP, ESFIAP. The 50 exhibited photos were taken by the photographers: Eugen Antal, Constantin Demeter, Petrila Gheorghe EFIAP, Ovi D. Pop EFIAPg and Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP, ESFIAP. The public was greeted by the curator of the exhibition and the president of the two Photographic Organizations in Oradea, the photographer Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP, ESFIAP, who underlined the context in which he started collaborating with photographers from the cities: Chernivtsi, Ivano-Frankivsk, Lviv, Odessa, Rivne, Uzhhorod and Zaporozhye, which offered the opening in Ukraine of the exhibition of photographers from Oradea in Ukraine. The participation of photographers from our city offered the opportunity to create hundreds of unique images in the most picturesque places of Ukraine. The opening of the exhibition on April 6, 2022 was also attended by the photographers Constantin Demeter, Petrila Gheorghe EFIAP, honorary members of the Photographic Club "Nufărul" Oradea. The photographer Dr. Constantin Demeter spoke on behalf of the two, stating that “I knew her from history books and only then through the prism of the camera. In fact, the history of Ukraine fits into a repertoire of violas, as delighted us by the Violet Master Thurzó Sándor József. In western Ukraine, you know that many ethnic minorities live very much. For example, in Chernivtsi, throughout history, the existence of 11 ethnic entities has been recorded, after which the city of Lviv can be proud of its German origin, the cities of Muncaci and Uzhgorod with their Hungarian origin, and the city of Ivano Frankivsk with its Polish origin. The Ruthenians, that is, the Ukrainians, have left their mark on many cities. For example, in Oradea in Traian Park, they (the Ruthenians) owned that little church behind the tower block. Then in Hungary, in the town of Létavértes, we find a large church in the center of the city that once belonged to the Ukrainians. Likewise in today's Slovakia there are many Ruthenian villages, ie Ukrainian. In fact, we are in what the Habsburg Empire called Mittel Europe, that is, in Central Europe. At the end of the opening, the president of AIEFA and CFNO handed the AIEFA Patronage Certificate to the photographers Constantin Demeter and Petrila Gheorghe EFIAP. The musical moments were provided by the manager of the Chamber Group "Duo Varadiensis", the artist Thurzó Sándor József (viola) who performed several musical pieces from the international repertoire: "Träumerei" by Robert Schumann, "Madrigale" by Achille Simonetti, "Siciliana" by Maria Th. von Paradis and “Siciliana” by Gabriel Fauré, as well as the piece by the Ukrainian composer Mikola Liszenko (1842-1912) entitled “Great Person”. The new photographic art exhibition entitled "Ukraine seen by photographers from Oradea", organized with the support of (Summit Agro Romania will remain available to the visiting public until April 30, 2022, daily from 08:00 to 20:00, to which access the public is free. (Photo by: János Csíki)

OPENING OF PHOTOGRAPHER EXHIBITION CSÍKI JÁNOS

In the “Ștefan Vilidár István” Gallery, EFA Exhibition Center Oradea - Romania from the Princely Palace of the Medieval Citadel Oradea (Building C, 1st floor) managed by the Photographic Club “Nufărul” Oradea (CFNO) took place on February 19, 2022, 18:00 opening of the second personal exhibition of the photographer Csíki János entitled "Moments of Master Eifert János". The exhibition organized by the International Association "Euro Photo Art" (AIEFA), in partnership with the Association for the Promotion of Tourism in Oradea and surroundings (APTOR) includes 50 exclusive photos taken in black and white for the first time by photographer Csíki János, member of AIEFA and the Association of Hungarian Photographers in the Carpathian Basin. The exhibited photos were taken during the opening of the well-known photographer Eifert János from Budapest (HU), in the exhibition halls of the “Károlyi” Castle in Carei, on November 13, 2021 and show a series of lesser known expressions of the renowned photographer from Hungary, also known in Romania by many artists and photography lovers. The opening of the exhibition took place in the presence of a small audience of the respective author of the photographer Eifert János from Budapest. The audience present at the physical event as well as online was greeted by the photographer Ștefan TÓTH István AFVIA, ESFIAP, President of AIEFA, who underlined the special character of this exhibition and handed to the exhibiting photographer the Patronage Certificate of the International Association number 2020/007. Photographer Eifert János from Budapest appreciated the author's initiative, emphasizing the important role of reportage photography. Photographer Csíki János presented the context in which he photographed the exhibited images and appreciated the special collaboration he had with the photographer Ștefan TÓTH István AFIAP, ESFIAP in organizing the personal exhibition. The musical moments were provided by the representative of the band "Duo Varadiensis", the artist Thurzó Sándor József (viola) who performed several pieces of music from the international repertoire: "Two Miniatures" by Carlos de Almeida, "Love Song" by Ewerton Santos Silva and “Bicinia” by Sérgio Kuhlmann (processing for viola by Alexandru Zilahi). From 17:00, a meeting of AIEFA members took place with the renowned photographer Eifert János from Budapest at the headquarters of the Association in the Medieval Citadel of Oradea, which was attended online on the ZOOM platform and members of the Association of Hungarian Photographers from the Carpathian Basin. The new exhibition entitled "Moments of Master Eifert János" will remain available to the visiting public until March 10, 2022, daily from 08:00 to 20:00, where public access is 

OPENING OF THE EXHIBITION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE “SZÉKELY ALADÁR” PHOTOCLUB IN JULA (HU)

 

In the “Ștefan Vilidár István” Gallery, EFA Exhibition Center Oradea - Romania within the Princely Palace of the Medieval Fortres Oradea (Building C, 1st floor) managed by the Photographic Club “Nufărul” Oradea (CFNO) was opened on Saturday, January 29, 2022 new photographic art exhibition in Hungary. The exhibition organized by the International Association "Euro Photo Art" (AIEFA), in partnership with the Association for the Promotion of Tourism in Oradea and Surroundings (APTOR) includes 50 photos taken by 32 members of the Photoclub "Székely Aladár" in Jula (HU). The event is part of the 10th edition of the International Photography Festival "Carol Pop de Szatahmári - Szathmári Pap Károly", organized by AIEFA. The opening of the exhibition took place in the presence of a group of photographers from the neighboring city, consisting of Lőrincz Attila, Lőrincs Emese and Kesztüs András, on Saturday, January 29, 2022, at 11:00, which was broadcast online. The audience present both physically and online was greeted by the photographer Ștefan TÓTH István AFIAP, ESFIAP presented in his speech the context in which this exhibition was organized and appreciated the artistic value of the exhibits. Next, the representative of the “Székely Aladár” Photo Club in Jula (HU) Kesztüs András sent a message to its president Bánfi Barnabás and introduced the first photographer in Jula, who bears the name of the photo club. In conclusion, the President of AIEFA handed over to the representative of the Photo Club of the neighboring town Kesztüs András the Patronage Certificate number 003 / 2022. The musical moments were offered by the representative of the Chamber Group “Duo Vardiensis”, ”By Farkas Ferenc,“ Menuetto in Preclassic Style ”by Macalik Alfréd, Hidden Creek (Búvópatak) by Lászlóffy Zsolt (Oradea’s first audition,“ Bicinia ”by Kodály Zoltán (processing for rape by Sérgio Kuhlmann). The Facebook page of the Association can be reviewed at: https://www.facebook.com/EuroFotoArtAssociation/videos/482948633214020 The new exhibition organized with the support of SC ”Summit Agro” SRL Bucharest will remain at the disposal of photography lovers until February 18 2022, daily from 08:00 to 20:00, to which the public access is free All the exposed images can be admired on the website of the Association https://www.eu rofotoart.com/efa-exbhibitions-halls/stefan-vilidar-istvan-gallery-oradea/ 

OPENING OF PHOTOGRAPHER ARTIST EXHIBITION

ERDÉLYI OLIVIA (SRB)

 

”Ștefan Vilidár István” Gallery, EFA Exhibition Center Oradea - Romania from the Princely Palace of the Medieval City of Oradea (Building C, 1st floor) managed by the Photographic Club “Nufărul” Oradea (CFNO) hosts the exhibition of the photographer Erdély Olivia from Backi Novigrom / Kirá (SRB). The opening of the personal exhibition took place in the context of organizing this year the 7 online courses of technique and photographic art of which 5 conducted by the International Association "Euro Photo Art" in partnership with the Institute Capratin Basin in Várpalota (HU), led by the artist photographer Ștefan TÓTH István AFIAP, president of the two photographic organizations in Oradea. The author of the exhibition, the graduate Erdély Olivia, present at the opening, exhibited on this occasion 50 photographs grouped in several cycles: reports, socio-photographs, static nature and landscapes. The audience physically present in a small number due to the health regulations in force and the one present online was greeted by the photographer Ștefan TÓTH István AFIAP, who presented the context in which the seven online courses graduated from over were organized this year. 120 students. "In my career as a lecturer for over 45 years, it has given me the satisfaction that thousands of photography lovers around the world have graduated from the courses I lead. The online courses organized this year gave me the opportunity to teach the course topics at an unprecedented level thanks to the ZOOM platform, which is also appreciated by the students. The organization of this exhibition was an absolute premiere that demonstrated the level of the courses taught as well as the talent of the photographer, who in just a few months after graduating was able to make so many images in the town where he lives located just one kilometer from the border with Hungary, technically and artistically valuable, the photographer from Oradea” emphasized in his speech. The author of the exhibition thanked the course organizers for the opportunity to graduate the first course of this year, as well as those who prepared her first personal exhibition opened in this exceptional exhibition space. Graduate G / 2021 series Zefer Szílvia-Petra (student at the High School of Arts in Oradea,) also spoke at the opening of the exhibition, thanking the lecturer for the way the courses were taught and for the atmosphere created during the course. The musical moments of the opening were provided by the representative of the band "Duo Varadiensis", the artist Thurzó Sándor József (viola) who performed several Hungarian musical pieces (according to his personal arrangement for viola): "Sein Lied" by Bihari Sándor, "Evening by fire ”by Kodály Zoltán,“ Szekler Evening ”by Bartók Béla and“ Memories ”by Dávid Popper. During the opening, the students of the High School of Arts from Oradea also performed, who prepared for this event a special program, presented by the deputy director of the High School prof. Nagy Gabriella. In the opening, the student Ferencz István, prepared by Prof. Lupse Anita, played one of Mendelssohn's pieces on the violin, and the student Kis Nikoletta, prepared by Prof. Mircescu Georgiana, played one of J. S. Bach's pieces on the flute. The group of three students Szlivka Mercédesz, Braun Vanessa and Szávuly Barbara prepared by Prof. Béres Csilla performed a Hungarian folk song. The students' musical program was accompanied on piano by Prof. Ferencz Mercédesz. A surprising moment of the opening was the appearance of Santa Claus Vass Károly, who distributed gifts to those present at the opening. The event was broadcast online on the Facebook platform of the Association, watched by over 400 photography lovers from all over the world. Those who could not watch live the opening of the photographic art exhibition can watch the broadcast by accessing the link: https://www.facebook.com/EuroFotoArtAsociatieInternationala/videos/1126334781235943 The works exhibited in the “Ștefan Vilidár István” Gallery can be admired the link: https://www.eurofotoart.com/efa-creator-members/033-erdelyi-olivia/, and the works of the last series of students at: https://www.eurofotoart.com/efa-exbhibitions- halls / efa-online-gallery / The new exhibition organized in partnership with the Association for the Promotion of Tourism in Oradea and Surroundings (APTOR) will remain available to the visiting public until January 4, 2022, daily from 08:00 to 20:00, to which public access is free.


OPENING OF THE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF

HUNGARIAN PHOTOREPORTS

”Ștefan Vilidár István” Gallery, EFA Exhibition Center Oradea - Romania from the Princely Palace of the Medieval Citadel Oradea (Building C, 1st floor) managed by the Photographic Club “Nufărul” Oradea (CFNO) hosted the opening of the 6th edition of the Union of Journalists Hungarians in Romania, entitled "Brassaï" 2020. The works were made by photojournalists: Barabási Attila Csaba (RO), Albert Levente (RO), Huszár Szilamér (RO), Kerekes István (HU - RO), Kocsis Csaba (HU), Móricz Sabján Simon (HU), Ótos András ( SRB), Pongrácz Panni (RO), Sarány István (RO), Sánta István Csaba (RO - I), Sinka Pál (RO), Szekeres Attila (RO), Szigeti Vajk István (RO), Szekeres Attila (RO). The opening of the exhibition took place on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 17:00 in the presence of a small audience due to health and epidemiological regulations in force. The event was broadcast online on the Facebook platform of the Association: https://www.facebook.com/EuroFotoArtAsociatieInternationala/videos/3092541940965322 being viewed until the moment of writing this text by over 270 photography lovers. The audience physically present on and  the online platform was greeted by the photographer artist Ștefan TÓTH István AFIAP, president of the International Association "Euro Foto Art" and CFNO, who welcomed the initiative of organizing in partnership with the Union of Hungarian Journalists in Romania (UZMR) the international exhibition Hungarian photojournalists. His speech highlighted the international character of the exhibits embodied in several images of Hungarian photojournalists from Serbia, Romania and Hungary who exhibit in the exhibition several photographs taken about various Orthodox religious ceremonies. The president (UZMR), the publicist László Szűcs from Oradea emphasized the important role of photojournalists, who for financial reasons are often replaced by journalists. "The last two editions were opened in special conditions imposed by the sanitary and epidemic situations in force. It is to be appreciated that several images made by Hungarian photojournalists, accepted and exposed, were inspired by these very current scenes ”stated in the speech the president of UZMR. The musical moments were offered by the representative of the band "Duo Varadiensis", the artist Thurzó Sándor József (viola) who performed several Hungarian musical pieces (according to his personal arrangement for viola): "Sein Lied" by Bihari Sándor, "Evening by the fire" by Kodály Zoltán, “Szekler Evening” by Bartók Béla and “Memories” by Dávid Popper. The new exhibition organized in partnership with the Association for the Promotion of Tourism in Oradea and Surroundings (APTOR) will remain available to the visiting public until November 30, 2021, daily between 08:00 - 20:00, where public access is free. On the occasion of the closing ceremony of the exhibition, the prizes offered by the organizers and the public prize will be announced. Public votes can be sent to the e-mail addresses: mure@mure.ro and eurofotoart@gmail.com until November 25, 2021. All images accepted at the International Contest can be admired on the Association's website https: // www .eurofotoart.com / efa-exhibition-salons / magyar-fotoriporterek /


OPENING OF THE PHOTOGRAPHER ARTIST'S EXHIBITION

IN SINGAPORE IN ORADEA.

The International Association of Euro Photo Art (AIEFA) has prepared in partnership with the Association for the Promotion of Tourism in Oradea and Surroundings (APTOR) and the Photographic Club "Nufărul" Oradea (CFNO), the personal exhibition of renowned photographer Steven Ye Pui Chung from Singapore President of the Union Asian Photographers (APU), AIEFA Partner Organization. The exhibition is part of the Asian Photography Festival launched on Saturday, October 9, 2021, organized by APU under the coordination of photographer artist Steven Ye Pui Chung and includes dozens of photographic events organized in Asia and Europe (Oradea). On this occasion, 24 large-format color photographs, made about the traditional folklore of Bali, are exhibited on the simes ”Ștefan Vilidár István” in Oradea Fortress. The exhibited photos were created with great skill by the well-known world-class photographer artist, who capitalized on both the special scenery and the characters photographed in special lighting conditions that can only be seen in Asia! Each image was well thought out and composed in such a way that the visiting public enjoyed the message of the photographed images. The opening of the exhibition took place during the inauguration of the Asian Photography Festival, on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at 11:00 in the “Ștefan Vilidár István” Gallery managed by CFNO, located on the 1st floor of the “Princely” Palace of the Medieval Citadel ”Oradea, was sent online from the Association. Those interested who could not watch live the opening of the photographic art exhibition can review the event, which was watched by over 400 photography lovers from Europe and Asia https://www.facebook.com/EuroFotoArtAsociatieInternationala/videos/300780538168355 Public present at the event he was greeted by the photographer Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP, the president of the two Photographic Organizations from Oradea, who appreciated the exceptional bilateral collaboration between AIEFA and APU, as well as the artistic value of the exhibits. The musical moments were supported by the representative of the Chamber Group “Duo Varadiensis” the viola artist Thurzó Sándor József, who performed pieces from Asia and Europe: “Chinese Dance in E” by Fu -Tong Wong (1948 -), processing for solo viola by Thurzó Sándor József, “Kono michi” by Yamada Kosaku (1886-1965) and “Menuett und Musette” for solo viola by Charlotte Hampe (1910-1983). The students of the Oradea High School of Arts continued to present a program supported by the student Füzesi Sára (prepared by prof. Georgiana Mircescu), who played flute part I. and III. from the piece “Cinque pieces easy” accompanied on piano by prof. Ferenczy Mercédesz ”, and the student in class XI. Hegyi Jázmin Júlia (prepared by Prof. Otilia Leopold) performed three Hungarian folk songs (“A csatári hegyek allatt”, “Esti dal” and “Ej, a titkos szerelem”). The new photographic art exhibition organized within the Asian Photography Festival will remain available to the visiting public until October 31, 2021, when public access is free daily from 08:00 to 20:00. (Photo: EFA / Csíki János)


ORADEA SEEN BY PHOTOGRAPHERS BEYOND BORDERS.

 

The International Association "Euro Foto Art" (AIEFA) in partnership with the Association for the Promotion of Tourism in Oradea and Region (Visit Oradea) and the Photographic Club "Nufărul" Oradea has prepared for the visiting public and tourists visiting our city a new exhibition of photographic art. This time on the simes of the “Ștefan Vilidár István” Gallery managed by the well-known Photoclub were installed 50 black and white and color photographs made by renowned photographers from: Saudi Arabia (SA), China (CN), Japan (JP), Republic Moldova (MD), United States of America (USA) and Hungary (HU), who visited and photographed our city. The purpose of the exhibition is to present the way in which they saw and popularized Oradea, the artists photographers across borders in dozens of international exhibitions, opened in different parts of the world. The opening of the international photographic art exhibition took place on Friday, September 17, 2021 at 11:00 in the “Ștefan Vilidár István” Gallery located on the first floor of the Princely Palace of the Medieval Citadel of Oradea (Building C). The public present at the event was greeted by the photographer Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP, president of the two Photographic Organizations from Oradea, who appreciated the existing AIEFA partnership with APTOR and expressed the desire to carry out joint projects to promote tourism in Oradea and Region. During the opening, Mrs. Alina Toje, general director of APTOR, spoke, appreciating the initiative of organizing this special photographic art exhibition about Oradea. The works were presented by Dr. Ramona Novicov, an art critic, who generally appreciated the artistic value of the exhibits, especially those of night images. The musical moments were provided by the representative of the Chamber Group "Duo Varadiensis" from Oradea, the viola artist Thurzó Sándor József, who performed the songs: "Menuetto" by Macalik Alfréd, "Din drâmboaie" by Hilda Jerea (processing for solo viola by Thurzó Sándor József) and Mao Yuan's "Feast of the New Spring" (dedicated to the Chinese composer's 95th birthday). The event will be broadcast online at: https://www.facebook.com/EuroFotoArtAsociatieInternationala/videos/1034848010617173. The new photographic art exhibition will remain available to the public until October 9, 2021, when public access is free. The works can also be viewed at: https://www.eurofotoart.com/efa-exbhibitions-halls/stefan-vilidar-istvan-gallery-oradea/ (Photo EFA / Csíki János - Ștefan TÓTH István)


 

VISUAL ART OPENING TITLED “GENERATIONS”

IN ORADEA FORTRESS.

 

The “Ștefan Vilidár István” Gallery managed by the “Nufărul” Oradea Photographic Club (CFNO), located on the 1st floor of the “Princely” Palace of the Medieval Citadel ”Oradea, (Building C) hosted on Friday, August 27, 2021, from 6 p.m. : 00, in the presence of a large audience and the two authors, the opening of a visual art exhibition consisting of a photographic art exhibition and a gala of documentary films and videos. The exhibition includes the creations of visual artists Dan Bureția (father) and Alex Dian Bureția (son). Photographer Dan Bureția, who exhibits 9 photos, presented during the opening several videos and short films, including the one entitled "Echoes" of 8 minutes on the theme of gathering wheat as in the past, manually, just to evoke the past. Together with his father Alex-Dian Bureția, he exhibits 36 color photographs, which include several genres of photographic art: landscapes, portraits, essays and architectural photographs. The audience present at the event was greeted by the photographer Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP, president of CFNO and of the International Euro Photo Art Association (AIEFA), who handed the two exhibitors the AIEFA Patronage Certificates. The works were presented by Dr. Lucian Ionica from Timișoara, who appreciated the artistic level of the exhibits and the fact that their makers were father and son. The opening was also attended by Prof. Iosif Jurcuț, the former director of the Ceica School, and the protagonist of a documentary film presented, who handed the two exhibitors their own creation made from the triangle of a tree. The musical moments were presented by the Rock Philharmonic Oradea artists: Iuliana Băican Chelu (vocals) and Florian Chelu Madeva (guitar), who performed more songs from the national and international repertoire. The event was broadcast online: https://www.eurofotoart.com/.../fiap-exhibition-center.../ The new photographic art exhibition organized in partnership with the Association for the Promotion of Tourism Oradea and Region, under the patronage of AIEFA will remains available to the visiting public and tourists visiting our city until September 14, between 08:00 - 20:00, when public access is free. (Photo: EFA Csíki János / Ștefan Tóth István)


ALBUM LAUNCH AND EXHIBITION DURING SAINT LADISLAU’S DAYS

 

The 9th edition of the Saint Ladislau’s Days festival - initiated by the “Saint Ladislau” Association from Oradea, gave the opportunity of organizing two photographic events, in partnership with “Euro Foto Art” International Association and the “Nufărul” Photography Club from Oradea. The first event took place at 17:00, in the Museum of Oradea - Cultural Complex, with the occasion of the launch of the album entitled “Oradea mea” (“My Oradea”), by Dr. Kiss Andras from Hungary. The public was greeted by  Zsatykó Gyula. president of the “Saint Ladislau” Association, who appreciated the personal initiative Dr. Kiss, who paid for the publishing of this album about our city. The author of the album thanked Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP for the work he conducted in preparing the photographs exhibited in the two exhibitions organized in the “Euro Foto Art” Gallery, that also facilitated the printing of the album. Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP presented the context in which he contributed to organizing the exhibitions and editing the album and congratulated Dr. Kiss Andras for his effort in giving value to the photographs. The second event took place in the ”Ștefan Vilidár István” Gallery in the Princely palace of the Medieval Fortress of Oradea (Building C, 1st floor) - administered by the Nufărul” Photography Club and is hosting starting from the 25th of June 2021 the exhibition of the “Helios Art” club members from Nyíregyháza. The exhibit is comprised of 45 photographs taken by Balogh Gábor, Baloghné, dr. Kovács Matild, Horváth Miklós, Jánosik István Tamás, Koncz András, Németh Péter, Sikolya Tibor and Zima Sándor. The exhibited works are part of multiple genres of photography: macro, portraits, street photography, landscapes, essays etc. The opening of the exhibition was made in partnership with the Museum of Oradea and the “Saint Ladislau” Foundation  and took place in the presence of photographers together with the president of “Helios Art” - Sikolya Tibor. The event was broadcast live, on Friday June 25 from 19:00, via Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EuroFotoArtAsociatieInternationala/. Those in attendance were greeted by the president of the two photographic organizations from Oradea - Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP - who presented the president of “Helios Art” the Patronage Certificate of the “Euro Foto Art” International Association. Zsatykó Gyula - president of the “Saint Ladislau” Association thanked the organizations from Oradea for their involvement in organizing the exhibition. Musical moments were provided by the representative of “Duo Varadiensis” Chamber Group - Thurzó Sándor József - who played on viola “Arioso es Fugato” by Eszlári Erzsébet, “Camp night” by Kodály Zoltán (Arr. Thurzó Sándor József), “Slovak dance”  (Tótlegények tánca) by Bartok Bela and Bicinia Sej  (Filipa táncom) by  Kodály Zoltán, arranged for viola by Sergio Kuhlmann (Brasil). Members of the Sola Fide Duo - Thurzó Sándor József and Fórián Andrea played on piano and viola the “Old French dance” (Régifrancia dal) by Lászlóffy Zsolt. The exbibition, organized by the Nufărul photographic club and the Saint Ladislau Foundation from Oradea, under the patronage of the “Euro Foto Art” Association will be available to the public until 10 July 2021, visitable daily between 8 and 20, access being free of charge. (Photos by EFA/ Csíki János)


PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION FROM HOMODOR VALLEY

 

The “Ștefan Vilidár István” gallery, from the Princely Palace of the Medieval Fortress of Oradea (Building C, first floor), administered by the “Nufărul” Photography Club Oradea, is hosting starting from May 28 an exhibition of artists from the “Homorod” Photography Club from Homorod, Harghita. The exhibition is part of the 10th edition of the European Photography Festival - organized by the “Euro Foto Art” International Association and “Festium Varadinum”. The exhibition is entitled “Postcards from the Homodor Valley” and is made up of 45 photographs taken by members of the club:  Andorkó Attila, Andorkó Attila jun., Andorkó Gál Kinga, Andorkó Kincső, Bors Gyula, Danis János EFIAPg, Hátszegi Csaba, Kertész Hajnalka, Kincses Kinga, László Tünde, Lukács Maria and Pataki Hajnal. The opening of the exhibition organized under the patronage of the “Euro Foto Art” International Association (AIEFA) took place in the presence of photographers from the club, along with Hátszegi Csaba, their president, on May 28 2021, at 19:00. The event was also broadcast online, from the AIEFA facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/EuroFotoArtAsociatieInternationala/ The public in attendance was greeted by the president of the two Oradea photography clubs - Ștefan Tóth AFIAP, who presented the exhibited photographs and handed the Patronage Certificate No. 13. During the event, the president of the Homodor Photography Club also discussed and thanked for the opportunity of organizing the exhibition. It is worthy to note that among the exhibiting photographers were two young ones: Andorkó Kincső (6 years old), and Andorkó Attila (8 years old)! The musical moments were provided by Thurzó Sándor József (viola) part of the Duo Varadiensis goup, who interpreted three pieces of the Hungarian repertoire. The exhibition, organized by the “Nufărul” photography club in partnership with the “Euro Foto Art” Association and the Museum of Oradea - Cultural Complex, will stay open for the public until June 17 2021 and it can be visited between 8 in the morning and 8 in the evening, access being free. (Photogrpahy EFA/ Csiki Janos) 


TWO EXHIBITIONS IN THE SAME DAY

 The 10th edition of the European Photography Festival, organized by the “Euro Foto Art” Association (AIEFA), under the auspicies of FIAP (recognized by UNESCO) as well as the Varadinum Festum Festival 2021 were organized together, given the opportunity by the Carpathian Basin Institute (IBC) from Varpalota (HU) as well as the Alliance for Oradea Association. The two exhibitions took place on Saturday, May 22 2021. The first exhibition started at 11:00, on the Zoom platform, from where it was broadcast live though the Association’s facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/EuroFotoArtAsociatieInternationala/-. At this event, a large number of the 23 graduates of the last technical and photographic art class took part. This class was organized by AIEFA Oradea (RO) in partnership with IBC (HU) and the support from Partium House of Debrecen. The online course was coordinated by the well-known photographer Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP - president of AIEFA, with an experience in photography of over four decades, as well as in organizing photography courses The 5th course was finalized thorugh an exhibition entitled “My Settlement” (Az én településem) comprised of 90 photographs - colour and black and white, taken by the 23 graduates of this international course. During the event moderated by Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP, Némethy Norbert - Partium House representative -  as well as other graduates of the course have held small speeches. The photographs that were exhibited were taken by the following graduates: Ács Béla (HU), András Attila (RO), Blascsák Katalin (HU), Cseke Sándor (RO), Csíki János (RO),  Czégé Réka (RO),Fábián Rebeka (SRB), Geosits Judit (HU), Illés Imre (RO), Jakab Zsófia (SK), Kocsis Krisztina (SK), Kovács Tamás  (SK), Márta-Bacsó Betti (HU), Miska Andrea (HU), Mészáros Varga Erzsébet (RO), Morvay-Szabó Edina Éva (RO), Salgó Gabriela (SK), Szegedi Éva (RO), Paál Boglárka (HU), Turzó Sándor József (RO), Úri Erika (HU), Vámosi Angéla (HU), Varga Bernadette (RO). The photographs can also be seen on the Association’s website: https://www.eurofotoart.com/efa-courses/ The second exhhibition took place on the same Saturday, at 18:00, in the Ștefan Vilidár István Gallery, administered by the Nufărul Photography Club, hosted in the Princely Palace of the Medieval Fortress of Oradea. Among those present at the event, were numerous young people. The event was created for the 4th edition of the “Saint Ladislau’s town is my town!” event. For this event, the organizers received over 100 photographs, in color or black and white, about our beautiful town. A jury composed of Demeter Stefánia Katalin - General Consul of Hungary in Cluj Napoca, the artists Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP (president) and Ovi D. Pop FIAPs - have selected the best 50 images to be exhibited as well as have agreed upon the prizes given by the organizers. The public present at both events was greeted by Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP - president of the two photography organizations, who appreciated the high quality of the exhibited photographs.  Norbert Némethy - representing the Partium House from Debrecen - congratulated Mr. Toth for his involvement and the way in which the 5 photography classes were organized this year. For the second event, Peto Dalma - local councilor from Oradea as well as president of the Alliance for Oradea Association - thanked those present for taking part in the project and was the one to hant oud the prizes for the competition. Musical moments for both events were provided by Thurzo Sandor Jozsef - part of the Duo Varadiensis Chamber Group - who interpreted various compositions from the Hungarian and international repertoire. The photographs of the second exhibition can also be seen here: https://www.eurofotoart.com/efa-exbhibitions-halls/stefan-vilidar-istvan-gallery-oradea/


NEW SERIES OF STUDENTS - OPENING A NEW EXHBITION

The Ștefan Vilidár István EFA Exhibition center Oradea-Romania, housed in the Princely Palace of the Oradea Fortress (building C, 1st floor) - administered by the Nufărul Oradea Photography Club, has hosted the opening of a new exhibition, made up of graduation works by a new series of students. The event took place on February 26 2021, in the evening at 19:00. The online photographic art and technique classes B series/2021, was organized by the “Euro Foto Art” International Association, as part of the “Euro Photo Art Academy” and the classes were held in Hungarian. As part of this exhibition, entitled “My settlement/Az én településem”, a total of 48 photographs, black and white and in color, taken by the students, were exhibited. The graduates of the course are: András Attila (Oradea), Balla Imola-Anna (Oradea),  Cservid Levente-Imre (Săcuieni), Jakabffy Boróka-Kinga (Oradea), Jakabffy Margit (Oradea), Kiss Bence (Marghita), Kőrösi Mátyás-Zoltán (Sălard), Lécz Vivien-Erika (Sălacea), Reingruber Hanna-Éva (Salonta), Szegi Anikó (Salonta), Szilágyi Éva-Andrea (Valea lui Mihai) & Takács Andrea-Eleonora (Oradea). One of the participants was also present before in the courses organized by the “Varadinum” Photo Club from Oradea. The public present at the event was greeted by the photographer Ștefan Tóth AFIAP - president of the “Euro Foto Art” Association and the professor for the online classes. In his speech, he underlined the fact that the students were eager to participate in the classes and have shown that if there is a will to achieve something, one can achieve great results. Among the public there were also friends and relatives of the graduates. Mrs.Jakabffy Margit from Oradea registered for the classes together with her daughter Boróka-Kinga and she stated that she does not regret taking up the classes, as she has learned a great deal of useful things. Prof. Cservid Levente-Imre from Săcuien was delighted by the way in which the classes took part and was convinced that online classes can be attractive, as well as effective!. Kőrösi Mátyás-Zoltán - student from Sălard, who picked up the classes encouraged by his parents, underlined in his speech that he managed to acquire many useful elements of photography in a very short span of time. All students received graduation certificates from the director of the photography association. Musical moments were provided by Thurzó Sándor József (viola), from the “Duo Varadiensis” chamber group from Oradea. He played for those present Alfred Macalik’s “Aria”, Bela Bartok’s “Romanian Dances, part 2”, Karl Dittersdorf “German dances” and “Hungarian Dance” by Sergio Kuhlmann. the event was organized in partnership with the Museum of Oradea - Cultural Complex and was broadcast live on the facebook page of the Association: https://www.facebook.com/EuroFotoArtAsociatieInternationala/.  The exhibition, organized under the patronage of the “Euro Foto Art” Association can be visited by the public until 19.03.2021, daily between 8 am to 7 pm, entry being free. The photographs can also be seen at: https://www.eurofotoart.com/efa-courses/, the website of the association. 

International exhibition filled with emotions

 The “Ștefan Vilidár István” Gallery from the Princely Palace of the Medieval Fortress of Oradea, administered by the “Nufărul” Photography Club Oradea, is hosting from February 13 2021 a new international photography exhibition. The exhibition is being organized in partnership with the “Euro Foto Art” International Association and the Museum of Oradea - Cultural Complex. The opening gala took place on February 13 2021 at 11:00 in the presence of a small number of guests, but also online on the Zoom platform, where attendees from the Carpathian basin were watching: Slovakia, Romania, Ukraine and Hungary. The event was also broadcast from the facebook page of the International Association. The public was greeted by Ștefan Tóth AFIAP - president of the “Euro Foto Art” International Association, who appreciated that this exhibition of great organizational complexity has a special significance in his career as lecturer, After presenting the list of 17 participants, he congratulated the graduates and presented Száv Zsuzsa și Kertész Zoltán from Valea lui Mihai with graduation certificates. Also present at the event was Némethy Norbert, from the “Carpathian Basin” Institute in Szeged (HU) and of the Partium House in Debrecen (HU). Mr. Némethy  appreciated the way in which this first course took place, the originality of the exhibited photographs. They can also be seen here: https://www.eurofotoart.com/efa-exbhibitions-halls/stefan-vilidar-istvan-gallery-oradea/. During the event, the following participants also added to the discussion: the teacher Nyári Erika from Subotica/ Szabadka (Voivodina-Serbia), the actor Zorkóczy Zenóbia from Târgu Secuiesc (Transilvania-România), the reformed priest Pejterfolvo/ Péterfalva (Transcapthia-Ucraina), Erdélyi Olivia. technician, from Backi Vinogradi/ Királyhalom (Voivodina-Serbia), Matus Dóra, student from Sturovo/ Párkány (Southern Slovakia) and Brógyányi Mihály, tourist guide from Bratislava/ Pozsony  The “Euro Foto Art” International Association, in partnership with the “Carpathian Basin” Institute from Várpalota (HU) and the Partium House in Debrecen (HU), started the first free photographic art and technique courses in Hungarian, for 100 photography enthusiasts from Voivodina (Serbia) southern Slovakia, Partium-Transilvania (Romania), Transcarpathia (Ukraine) and Hungary. The course is led by the well-known photographer Ștefan Tóth AFIAP, having an experience of over four decades in organizing and leading photography classes. The first edition (of a cycle of 5 courses) was finalized with a thematic exhibition entitled “My settlement” (Az én településem) and it is composed of 51 photographs taken by the 17 graduates of the course:  Balázsi Boróka (RO), Brogyányi Mihály (SK), Dobán Dorina (UA),  Erdélyi Olivia (SRB), Gombár Mária (HU), Göblös Csernai Edit (SRB), Hajdu Alex (HU), Hős Norbert (SRB), Kertész Zoltán (RO), Matus Dóra (SK), Nyári Erika (SRB), Perduk Beáta (HU), Szabó Ildikó (SK), Száv Zsuzsa (RO), Szekunda László (UA), Török Adél (HU), Zorkóczy Zenóbia (RO). Musical moments were provided by the representative of the “Duo Varadiensis” chamber group -  Thurzó Sándor József (viola) who interpreted “Felvidéki 13-as dallam” - a work by Lavotta János and ”Tót legények tánca” (Slovak lads dance) byt Béla Bartok. Bódi Gréta Nóra, graduate of the 9th grade of the Arts High School in Oradea, coordinated by Prof. Otilia Leopold, interpreted various Hungarian folk songs.The exhibition - “My Settlement” - can be visited until February 25 2021, between 8:00 and 20:00, access being free.


OPENING OF THE FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION -

” NOCTURNAL ORADEA  (RO)- CHIȘINĂU (MD)”

 The leadership of the “Euro Foto Art” International Association has initiated an intensive photography art and technique course for all lovers of photography. The course took place at the beginning of December 2020, online, as part of the “Euro Photo Academy” Oradea - Romania. The course was led by the renowned photographer Ștefan Toth AFIAP. president of the “Euro Foto Art” Association - with over 44 years of experience in the field. In spite of the special conditions created by the pandemic, the classes gathered participants from Oradea (RO) and Chișinău (MD). Most of the classes were held online, using the Zoom platform, while the practical workshop part took place in small groups of two - in the historical center of Oradea and around Chișinău, on Saturday, December 5th 2020, between 17:00 - 19:45.The class was finalized by organizing an exam exhibition, presented Wednesday 16 December 2020, at 18:00 in the ”ȘtefanVilidarIstvan” gallery in the Medieval Fortress of Oradea - Princely Palace - building C, first floor. Here the best photographs taken during the course were exhibited. A total of 48 color photographs have been exhibited, taken by  Florin Baba Horațiu (RO), Iosif Blau (RO), Andreea-Elisabeta Burca (RO), Iurie Burlacu (MD), Ștefan Chudi (RO), Caius-Marian Stănășel (RO). The event was also transmitted on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EuroFotoArtAsociatieInternationala/ while the photographs can also be seen on the Association’s website:  https://www.eurofotoart.com/efa-courses/.  The host of the event was ȘtefanTóth AFIAP, president of the “Euro Foto Art” International Association as well as the course presenter. He appreciated the way in which this first digital class was held and presented the participants with Graduation Certificates. The exhibited works were presented by Dr. Ramona Novicov - art critic. She took the opportunity to talk about the artistic level of the exhibited works. During the event, Caius-Marian Stănășel (one of the course participants) appreciated the way in which the course took place. Musical moments were also provided by a part of the “Duo Varadiensis” Chamber Group - Thurzo Sandor Jozsef (viola), who played various musical compositions part of the international and national repertoire. The exhibition - dedicated to the bicentennial of the first Oradea photographer - Mezey Lajos - is organized in partnership with the Museum of the city of Oradea - Cultural Complex, under the patronage of “Euro foto Art” International Association. It can be visited until January 10, 2021 - daily between 8:00 - 20:00, access being free of charge. 


The exhibition of the graduates from CFNO B/2020

Photographic Art and Technique course

The celebration of 200 years since the birth of the first photographer from Oradea - Mezey Lajoz, as well as three decades of continuous activity of the only permanent photographic art gallery in Romania (“Euro Foto Art” Gallery) has given the opportunity of organizing a new exhibition made up of the works of graduates of the Photographic Art and Technique course CFNO B/2020.This time on the walls of the Ștefan Vilidar Istvan Gallery of the EFA Exhibition Center Oradea - Romania (housed in the Princerly Palace of the Oradea Medieval Fortress) a selection of 51 photographs, grouped under the “lights and shadows” theme, have been exhibited. The opening of the exhibition took place on the 10th of July at 18:00, in the company of the graduates: Viorel Băliban and Nicoleta Cuc from Oradea, as well as Vagyon Adam (from Diosig) and a limited number of guests. The event took place in the Ștefan Vilidar Istvan Gallery, administered by the Nufărul Photographic Club from Oradea - in the Princerly Palace of the Oradea Medieval Fortress. The event was broadcast live on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EuroFotoArtAsociatieInternationala/  The public present at the event was greeted by Mr. Ștefan Toth AFIAP - photographer and president of the “Nufărul” Photography Club Oradea and the “Euro Foto Art” International Association (AIEFA) that took the oportunity of presenting Dr. Ramona Novicov with a bouquet of flowers for her birthday, as it was on the same day of the event. In the moments that followed, the way in which the class was organized was discussed, as well as the idea of organizing this exam exhibition of the graduates. Also worth mentioning that only after 10 days, the graduates were able to produce valuable works, that fit with the theme of the exhibition. The exhibited works were presented by the art critic Dr. Ramona Novicov, that appreciated the artistic level of the photographs, that reflects the way in which the students managed to learn the course material.Musical moments were provided by Thurzo Sandor Jozsef (viola) - member of “Duo Varadiensis” - who interpreted the song Elegia, by Bihari Sandor (1900-1984), with the occasion of celebrating 120 years since his birth; Ariosa, by Farkas Ferenc (1905 - 2000), to commemorate 20 years since his passing. In the second part of the event, “Miniature no.1” by Carlos de Almeida (1906 - 1990) was played, as 30 years have passed since the Brazilian composer left us. The last musical moment was of “Hungarian dance from Bicinia”, by Sergio Kuhlman. The new exhibition, organized by the Nufărul photographic club from Oradea, in partnership with the Museum of Oradea - Cultural Complex, under the patronage of the “Euro Foto Art” International Association, will be open to the public until July 30 2020, daily between 8 am and 8 pm, with free entry. Those who cannot get to the exhibition in person, can see the photographs also on the webiste of the “Euro Foto Art” International Association: https://www.eurofotoart.com/cursuri-tehnica-si-arta-fotografica/


FIRST GRADUATES OF

”EURO PHOTO ART ACADEMY” ORADEA.

In a special atmosphere, the opening of the exam exhibition took place. This exhibition represented a first, as the students were the first to attend the photography art and technique courses organized in Hungarian. The courses are offered by the International “Euro Foto Art” Association (AIEFA), part of the “Euro Photo Art” Academy Oradea.The event was held in the EFA ” Ștefan Vilidár István” Exhibition Center, located in the Medieval Fortress of Oradea (building C - first floor), Romania, in front of the 5 graduates, along with a few family members - of course, safely distanced from one another. The exhibition was broadcast live on the facebook page of the “Euro Foto Art” Association ( https://www.facebook.com/EuroFotoArtAsociatieInternationala) and was seen by around 150 people. The public that was present at the event was greeted by Ștefan Tóth AFIAP, the president of AIEFA and the teacher of the course. He also presented the context in which this course was held, that was announced on the 15th of February. Despite that in the mean time unexpected events took place - the coronavirus epidemics that kept us in isolation for two months - the classes started on the agreed date - 18th of May 2020 - first day when people could go out unrestricted. Mr. Ștefan continued by thanking the students for taking part at the course and for their collaboration, as well as for their wonderful photos that they took. Dr. Ramona Novicov - art critic - talked about the artistic value of the photographs exhibited. “The atmosphere of these photographs is a special one, given that they were taken under poor light conditions, in the city, due to the coronavirus epidemics” - Dr. Ramona Novicov highlighted in her speech. Musical moments were provided by Thurzo Sandor Joszsef -representing the “Duo Varadiensis” group, who interpreted various compositions from the international repertoire. In the second part of the exhibition, Mr. Ștefan Tóth AFIAP, presented graduation certificates to  Bokor Zsolt Levente, Kecskés Beáta, Pop Emese, Tóth Melinda and Varga Bernadette. The exhibition, entitled ” Nocturnal Oradea”, made up of 45 black and white and coloru photographs, was organized as part of the 8th edition of the European Photography Festival - organized under the patronage of the International Photographic Art Association (FIAP), the International “Euro Foto Art” Association - can be visited by the public until June 18 2020, on workdays, between 8:00 and 19:00. The photographs can also be seen on the website of the Association:  https://www.eurofotoart.com/efa-courses/ro/ (Photo by: Illés Emeric)

 

 


 Personal exhibition of photographic art from Carei in the medieval fortress of Oradea.

 Gallery "Stefan VilidárIstván" - EFA Exhibition Center Oradea - Romania, managed by the "Nufărul" Photo Club Oradea prepared for the visiting public and for the tourists who are in our city and Bihor county a new photographic art exhibition. This time in the well-known gallery in the medieval Oradea Fortress (Prince C Corpus Palace, 1st floor) were installed the monochrome photographs, made by photographer artist Farkas Alexandra, member of the "Vasile Vénig László" Photoclub in Carei, Satu Mare county. The personal exhibition entitled "Insight" consists of 45 self-portrait photos. In the last period of his work two personal exhibitions were organized in Carei, respectively in Satu Mare. When it has the possibility she participates in different national or international photography art exhibitions. Recently at the International Competition organized by the International GPU (Global Photographic Union), in which young people up to the age of 25 could participate, one of his images made in black and white was awarded the GPU gold medal, in the black and whitecategory. The opening of the exhibition took place on Friday, February 06, 2020 at 6:30 pm, in the presence of the author of the CareiPhotoclub and of a public who loves photography from Oradea, in the “Stefan VilidárIstván” Gallery, EFA Oradea-Romania Exhibition Center. The audience present at the event was greeted by the photographer artist ȘtefanTóth AFIAP, the president of the well-known International Association, who handed over to the author of the personal exhibition Certificate of patronage number 2020 / 013. The exhibited works were presented by the author of the exhibition. About the artistic value of the exhibits and about the author of the exhibition spoke the president of the well-known Foto club from Carei, the photographer artist Hágó Attila, respectively the vice-president Bikfalvi Zsolt EFIAP. The moments were offered by the representative of the "Duo Vardiensis" band, the photographic artist ThurzóSándorJózsef (viola). The new exhibition organized in partnership with the Oradea City Museum - Cultural Complex, the "Vasile Vénig László" Photo club from Carei, under the patronage of the International "Euro Foto Art" Association, will remain available to the visiting public until March 26, 2020, daily between 08: 00 - 20:00, to which the public access is free of charge. (Photo: Csíki János)

  ANNUAL EXHIBITION OF THE MEMBERS OF                THE PHOTOGRAPHIC CLUB

                 "NUFĂRUL" ORADEA.

It has become a tradition for the members of the well-known photoclub to present an annual exhibition from their most successful photographies of the previous year. This year's exhibition -organized during the eighth edition of the International Photo Festival "Carol Pop de Szathmári - Szathmári Pap Károly"-, organized by the International Association "Euro Photo Art", under the auspices of the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP), includes 50 black-and-white color photographs by 15 photography artists. The opening of the exhibition took place on Friday, January 17, 2020, at 6:00 pm, in the presence of a large audience, in the Gallery "Stefan Vilidár István" - EFA Exhibition Center in the medieval Fortress of Oradea, Body C, 1st floor. The public was welcomed by photography artist Ștefan Tóth AFIAP, under whose leadership the photoclub was born more than four decades ago, and whose president has remained since the establishment of the Photographic Club "Nufărul" Oradea (CFNO). The speaker emphasized the special role played by the well-known photoclub  in the formation of the photographic artists from Oradea. Next, photographer artist Claudiu Szabó EFIAP, CFNO vice-president spoke about the variety of the exhibited photos and their artistic level. After, photographer artist Gelu Vrabie shared stories from his experience and about the way photographic art changed his everyday life. Musical moments were offered by the representative of the band "Duo Varadiensis", Thurzó Sándor József (viola) and photographer artist Radui Elemér (guitar). The participants were invited to a light dinner offered by CFNO with the support of photographer artist Eugen Munteanu. The first exhibition organized in partnership with the Oradea City Museum - Cultural Complex, under the patronage of the International Association "Euro Foto Art", will remain available to visitors until February 06, 2020, daily between 08:00 - 20:00, at which access for visitors is free.

AN EXCEPTIONAL OPENING AT THE ”ȘTEFAN VILIDÁR ISTVÁN” GALLERY

 

Even if it's holiday season, the ”Nufărul” Photoclub continues to organize photography exhibitions at the well-known gallery from the Oradea Medieval Fortress (block C, first floor). On the 23rd of August 2019 50 images of the members of the Arad Photo club were exposed. The authors are: Brighita Niță, Călin Creștin, Danijela Despotov (Serbia), Filip Rotaru, Mircea O. Boran, Monica Szentes, Octavian Iolu, Otto Wittenberger and Ovidiu Filip. The Arad photoclub was fouded in the early 1900 years by Francisc Kelen EFIAP. It organized since 2001 over 100 exhibitions and its 22 members participated at over 100 national and international salons. The opening took place in front of a large number of visitors and of the following photographers: Danijela Despotov (Serbia),  Gigi Budiu (Arad), Otto Wittenberger (Israel) and Mircea O. Boran-the president of the photoclub. The public was saluted by Stefan Tóth AFIAP, the president of the Nufarul photoclub and of the Euro Foto Art International Association, who gave to Mircea O. Boran the patronage certificate with no. 049/2019. The images were presented by dr. Ramona Novicov, art critic. The musical moments were offered by Lucian Malita, violin artist, member of the ”Varadiensis Duo”. The exhibition, organized in partnership with the Oradea Museum-Cultural Center, will be opened to the public until the 8th of September 2019, every day between 8.00 and 20.00 hours, for free. (Photography by: Ioan Csíki)

AN OPENING FULL OF SURPRISES AT THE STEFAN VILIDÁR ISTVÁN STUDIO GALLERY

 

The well-known gallery-EFA Exhibition Center from the Oradea medieval Fortress (Block C, first floor) is been hosting a new group exhibition since the 9th of August 2019.  This time 50 images are exposed, taken by Varga Erzsébet Mandy and Stefan Tóth AFIAP, members of the ”Euro Foto Art” International Association. The photographs were taken during the recent creation travel to Valea Cerului, at the 15th edition of the International Slovakian Youth Folk Festival. The opening took place on Friday, the 9th of August  2019, at 18.00 hours in front of a large number of visitors including the twins: Lotte Lee and Candice Lee from Hong Kong. The public was saluted by Stefan Tóth AFIAP, the president of the ”Euro Foto Art” International Association and of the ”Nufărul” Photoclub, who gave the patronage certificate with no. 048/2019 to Varga Erzsébet Mandy. Francisc Merka, the president of the Bihor center of the Slovakian and Check Democratic Union from Romania, appreciated the organization of this exhibition. The images were presented by dr. Ramona Novicov, art critic. The musical moments were offered by the singer of the ”Târova” folk group from Valea Cerului. During the opening, Stefan Tóth AFIAP was celebrated on his birthday. The "Happy birthday" song was performed by Fórián Andrea on guitar and Thurzó Sándor József on viola. Imi Illés gave to Mr. Tóth a beautiful cake symbolizing his camera. The twins from Hong Kong performed an authentic Chinese song from their country. The artist was congratulated by many of his friends and colleagues. The new exhibition, organized in partnership with the Oradea Museum-Cultural Center and the UDSCR, under the patronage of the Euro Foto Art International Association, will be opened to the public until the 22nd of August between 8.00 and 20.00 hours, for free. 

 

The inauguration of the first EFA Exhibition Center in Oradea, Romania

 The opening of the "HORTOBÁGY 2019" photography exhibition at the

”STEFAN VILIDÁR ISTVÁN”  Gallery

The well-known gallery from the Oradea Medieval Fortress is hosting a new exhibition since the 26th of July 2019. This time 45 images are exposed, taken by the following: Fórián Andrea, Kovács Orsolya and Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP-members of the Euro Foto Art International Association. The images were taken during the workshop organized on the Hungarian Hortobágy this year. The opening took place at 18.00 hours in front of a large number of visitors. The public was saluted by ”Stefan Tóth István” AFIAP, the president of the ”Euro Foto Art” International Association and of the ”Nufărul” Photoclub. Fórián Andrea has recited the ”Hortobágyi kocsmárosné”, poem by Petőfi Sándor. The images were presented by dr. Ramona Novicov, art critic, who appreciated their high artistical level. The musical moments were offered by Thurzó Sándor József, viola artist, member of the ”Varadiensis” Duo. In the second part of the opening, the plaque of the first EFA exhibition center was unveiled, given in recognition for the exhibition activity at the ”Stefan Vilidár István” studio gallery. Until today 48 exhibitions has been opened here, by authors from Europe, the USA, the Middle East and from Asia. The new exhibition, organized in partnership with the Oradea Museum-Cultural Center under the patronage of the Euro Foto Art International Association, will be opened to the public until the 7th of August 2019, between 8.00 and 20.00 hours, for free.

A NEW PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION AT THE STEFAN VILIDÁR GALLERY FROM THE ORADEA MEDIEVAL FORTRESS

The ”Nufărul” Photoclub in partnership with the ”Euro Foto Art” International Association (EFAIA) and the Oradea Museum-Cultural Center has prepared a new photography exhibition. This time, 45 images taken by Alexandru Gociu, member of the EFAIA, are shown. The themes are various: landscape, portrait, street and documentary photography and it's appreciable that many of the images are black and white. The opening took place on Wednesday, the 12th of June 2019, at 18.00 hours in front of the author and a large number of visitors.  The public was saluted by Stefan Tóth AFIAP, the president of the ”Nufărul” Photoclub and of the ”Euro Foto Art” International Association, who gave the author the patronage certificate with no. 037/2019. The author thanked to the organizers for the great exhibiting conditions. The musical moments were offered by Thurzó Sándor József, viola artist, member of the ”Varadiensis Duo”. The exhibition will be opened to the public until the 4th of July 2019 every day between 8.00 and 20.00 hours, for free.(Photograph by: Varga Erzsébet Mandy)

 

EURO FOTO ART PICNIC AT THE ORADEA MEDIEVAL FORTRESS INSTEAD OF THE OLOSIG PARK

The 8th edition of the European Photography Festival organized by the ”Euro Foto Art” International Association gave the opportunity to the ”Márvány” Photoclub from Békéscsaba(HU) to open a new exhibition at the Stefan Vilidár studio gallery. 40 images were exposed at the gallery managed by the ”Nufărul” Photoclub. The opening took place on Saturday, the 25th of May 2019, at 11.00 hours, during the ”Euro Foto Art Picnic” (which was hold at the Oradea Museum-Cultural Center with regard to the changing weather). The public was saluted by Stefan Toth AFIAP, the president of the Euro Foto Art International Association. The images were presented by dr. Ramona Novicov, art critic. Katona Péter, the president of the ”Márvány” Photoclub from Békéscsaba, took the word and thanked the organizers for the excellent exhibiting conditions.  The musical moments were offered by Thurzó Sándor József, viola artist, member of the Varadiensis duo. The purpose of the ”Euro Foto Art Picnic 201”9 manifestation is to get closer to the viewers the photography art. The public can discover 14 images from the "The death of a cemetery" exhibition of Stefan Tóth AFIAP, photographs from the portfolios of the members of the Nufarul photoclub: Nicoleta Gabor, Gelu Vrabie and Imi Illés and photographs from the portfolios of the members of the Euro Foto Art International Association: Valetina Stan EFIAPp from Timișoara, Mariana Scubli from Sighetu Marmației, Ionel Onofraș from Iași, Sorin Tabacu from Marghita, Ovi D. Pop EFIAPs, Morvay Szabó Edina, Ágoston Zsolt, Varga Erzsébet Mandy, Fórián Andrea from Oradea, Valentina Bellini AFIAP and Tommi Massimio EFIAP, from Florence (Italy). Photographs taken by the graduates of the last photography class organized by the EFAIA were also exposed. This event was the last manifestation of the 8th edition of the European Photography Festival.(Photograph by: Csíki Ioan).

 

 

 

A NEW PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION AT THE ORADEA MEDIEVAL FORTRESS

 

The ”Nufărul” Photoclub in partnership with the ”Euro Foto Art” International Association and the Oradea Museum-Cultural Center has prepared a new photography art exhibition. This time 40 color and monochrome images were exposed, taken by Ágoston Zsolt with various themes: landscape, portrait, street and social photography. It is appreciable that most of the photographs were taken in black and white. The opening took place at the ”Ștefan Vilidár István” Studio Gallery from block C, first floor, on Friday, the 19th of April 2019, at 18.00 hours  in front of the author and a large number of visitors. The public was saluted by Stefan Tóth AFIAP, the president of the ”Euro Foto Art” International Association and of the Nufarul photoclub. After presenting the images, Stefan Tóth AFIAP gave the author the patronage certificate with no. 017/2019. Ágoston Zsolt introduced the public into the way he has realized the images. The musical moments were offered by the Varadiensis duo: Lucian Malita (violin) and Thurzó Sándor József (viola). The exhibition will be opened to the public until the 9th of May 2019, every day between 8.00 and 20.00 hours, for free.

DESTINIES AND DESTINATIONS (D&D) is the new exhibition's title, which was organized by the Nufarul photoclub in partnership with the Euro Foto Art International Association and the Oradea Museum-Cultural Center. 46 images taken by Eugen Antal, member of EFAIA, are exposed at the Stefan Vilidár Studio Gallery, Oradea Medieval Fortress, block C, first floor. The opening took place on Friday, the 29th of March 2019, at 18.00 hours in front of the author. The public was saluted by Claudiu Szabó EFIAP, the vice-president of the Nufarul Photoclub. Stefan Tóth, the president of the Euro Foto Art International Association, presented the way the exhibition was organized and gave to dr. Eugen Moritz the honorable diploma with no. 023 and to Eugen Antal the patronage certificate with no. 019. The exposed images were presented by professor dr. Eugen Moritz from Cluj-Napoca. The musical moments were offered by Alexandrina Chelu (voice) and Florian Chelu (guitar). The exhibition will be opened to the public until the 18th of April 2019, every day between 8.00 and 20.00 hours,  for free. (Photo: Emeric Illés)

A NEW EXHIBITION AT THE STEFAN VILIDÁR STUDIO GALLERY

 

 

The Nufarul photoclub together with the Euro Foto Art International Association invite the public to a brand new exhibition. At the Stefan Vilidár studio gallery 42 images taken by Varga Erzsébet, member of the EFAIA, are exposed. The opening took place on Friday, the 15th of March 2019, at 18.00 hours in front of the author and of a large number of visitors, at the Oradea Medieval Fortress, C block, 1st floor.  The public was saluted by Illés Emeric, the new counselor of the Nufarul photoclub. Stefan Tóth AFIAP, the president of the both organizations, presented the images of the "My world" exhibition and gave the author the EFAIA patronage certificate with no. 014. The musical moments were offered by Thurzó Sándor József, viola artist. The exhibition will be opened to the public until the 28th of March 2019, every day between 8.00 and 20.00 hours for free. (Photograph courtesy: Eugen Antal).

A NEW MORVAY SZABÓ EDINA (ORADEA) PERSONAL EXHIBITION

 

The Stefan Vilidár studio gallery from the Oradea Medieval Fortress is hosting a new personal exhibition of Morvay Szabó Edina photography artist, between the 4th and the 14th of March 2019. 45 monochrome and color images, captured with great artisistical skills in the last two years, are exposed. The opening took place on Monday, the 4th of March, at 18.00 hours in front of the author and a large number of visitors. The public was saluted by Stefan Tóth AFIAP, the president of the Euro Foto Art International Association and of the Nufarul photoclub. He gave the author the patronage certificate of the EFAIA. The images were presented by dr. Ramona Novicov, art critic - in Romanian and by Szücs László, chief editor at the Várad cultural magazine - in Hungarian. The musical moments were offered by the Vardiensis duo: Thurzó Sándor József(viola) and Lucian Malita(violin). The exhibition, organized in partnership with the Oradea Museum-Cultural Center, will be opened to the public until the 14th of March 2019, every day between 8.00 and 20.00 hours,  for free. (Photography courtesy: Ágoston Zsolt).