The Online exhibition of the Inter-national Hungarian Salon, XIX-th edition
At the beginning of 2021, the Museum of Oradea - Cultural Complex, in partnership with the “Euro Foto Art” International Association, has prepared - as a foreword to the 9th edition of the “Carol Pop de Szathmari - Szathmari Pap Karoly” International Photography Exhibition - a new opportunity to enjoy photography. The international festival, organized by the “Euro Foto Art” Association is a registered trademark to the State Office of Marks and Inventions and it is dedicated to the Romanian Culture Day (January 15) and Hungarian Culture Day (January 22). In this context, the temporary exhibition halls of the “Ștefan Toth Istvan” Photographic Art and Technique Collection (building B, 1st floor) are hosting an international photographic art exhibition, organized by the Worldwide Association of Hungarian Photographers ( Magyar Fotóművészek Világszövetsége) based in Budapest (HU). The exhibition opened on January 8 2021 and could also be seen online: https://www.facebook.com/EuroFotoArtAsociatieInternationala/. The public was greeted in Romanian and Hungarian by Angela Lupșea - director of the Museum of Oradea - Cultural Complex. She appreciated the importance of organizing the first photographic exhibition of this year. She also brought thanks to Ștefan Toth AFIAP - president of the “Euro Foto Art” International Association, for all the collaboration that they had in the previous year. Ștefan Toth AFIAP presented in Hungarian and Romanian the context in which this Salon has been organized, which arrived in Oradea, after it was presented in Târgu Mureș and Carei (Satu Mare county). A member of the “Duo Varadiensis” group from Oradea - Thurzo Sandor Jozsef (playing the viola), interpreted a few musical moments from the Hungarian repertoire. The Salon is organized with the patronage of “Euro Foto Art” International Association and can be visited by the public until 2nd February 2021, from Wednesday to Sunday, between 9 to 5 (closed on Mondays). Photography: Csiki János
The photographer Camelia Iordache (Suceava) exhibits her work inthe Museum of Oradea
The Museum of Oradea - Cultural Complex, has prepared a new photographic exhibition, in partnership with the International Association “Euro Foto Art”. This time, on the walls of the temporary exhibition rooms of the ”Ștefan Tóth István” Photographic Art and Technique Collection, a series of works by Camelia Iordache are being exhibited. From Suceava, she is a member of the International Association “Euro Foto Art” from Oradea. The personal exhibition is entitled “România mioritică” (Pastoral Romania) and is included in the manifestations dedicated to the bicentennial of the first photographer from Oradea - Mezey Lajos. Camelia Iordache’s exhibition is composed of 72 photographs of great art, taken with mastery and care, in different regions of the country. The opening gala of the exhibition took place in the company of a relatively large public (still respecting the current regulations) on Friday, June 19 2020, in the halls dedicated to temporary exhibitions of the Museum of Oradea. The public was greeted by Ștefan Tóth AFIAP, who also handed the Patronage Certificate AIEFA 18/2020 to the exhibiting artist. The event could be followed live online from the official page of the Association (https://www.facebook.com/EuroFotoArtAsociatieInternationala). The exhibited works were analyzed by Dr. Ramona Novicov - art critic, while the musical moments were provided by artists of the Rock Filarmonica Oradea: Alexandrina Chelu, Iuliana Chelu și Florin Chelu, who delighted the public with various Romanian songs. The exhibition is to remain open until July 10 2020. (Photo: Szegedi Éva)
Personal exhibition of the photographer Nicoleta Gabor,
in the City of Oradea Museum
The 9th edition of the European Photography Festival, organized by the “Euro Foto Art” International Organization, in partnership with the City of Oradea Museum - Cultural Complex, has given the opportunity of organizing a personal exhibition of Nicoleta Gabor, member of the “Nufărul” Photography Club from Oradea.The exhibition - entitled ”November Traveler” - is composed of 72 color or black and white photographs, of a great artistic value. These photos have been exhibited in many other Romanian and Chinese cities until today. The inauguration of the exhibition took place on the 21st of May 2020, on a Thursday afternoon, after 16:00. The exhibition can be found in the temporary spaces of the Photographic Art and Technique collections ”Ștefan Tóth István”, of the Museum (Palace building, B wing, first floor).Following the regulations in place during the event, there were only three participants present during the event: Dr. Ramona Novicov - art critic, Thurszo Sandor Josef - viola player from the “Duo Varadiensis” group, as well as Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP - the curator of the exhibition.The event was supposed to be streamed online on the Association’s Facebook page, but due to unforseen technical errors, it was not possible. Nevertheless, Mr. Ștefan Toth shared his kind words about the leadership of the Museum, on behalf of the “Euro Foto Art” Association, for being able to organize an exhibition, after more than 2 months of waiting. The exhibiting photographer will be handed the certificate of Patronage 015/ 2020, on behalf of the Association. Dr. Ramona Novicov appreciated the artistic value of the exhibition and the sensibility with which the photographs were taken. The exhibition was brightened up by musical moments provided by Thurszo Sandor Josef - representing the ”Duo Varadiensis” group. Various international songs were played on the viola. The exhibition can be seen until June 22, 2020, from Tuesday until Sunday 10:00 to 18:00. Monday the museum is closed. Furthermore, the photographs can also be seen here: : https://www.eurofotoart.com/membrii-cfno-ro/07-nicoleta-gabor/
SPECIAL PHOTOGRAPHYS IN THE MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF ORADEA.
The Oradea City Museum - Cultural Complex has prepared for the photography-loving public, in partnership with the International Association "Euro Foto Art" (AIEFA), a new exhibition of photographic art. Thus, the temporary exhibition rooms of the “Ștefan Tóth István” Collection of Photographic Technique and Art (Prince's Palace, Body B, 1st floor), host, from February 20, 2020, the retrospective personal exhibition entitled FotoSapiens ”A journey without end” photographer Cornel Gingărașu from Galați. The renowned photographer artist from Galati exhibits the 72 photographs taken in a special artistic approach, for the first time in Oradea. The opening of the exhibition took place on Thursday, February 20, 2020, at 4 pm, in the presence of a large audience. Before the inauguration, at 3.30 pm, the photographer artist Ștefan Tóth AFIAP presented the photographs exposed in a tour of the horizon. The artist's exhibition Cornel Gingărașul also has a charitable character. For the first time, the exposed photographs (which can be viewed at: https://www.eurofotoart.com/exhibition-holl/photogrpahy-fair-t%C3%A2rg-de-fotografie/) can be purchased. From the amounts collected, the "Euro Photo Art" Association intends to cover the expenses of organizing the exhibition and to buy plastic chairs for the "Euro Photo Art" Gallery, FIAP Exhibition Center. Additional information: firstname.lastname@example.org, phone 0741 / 212111. The public attending the event was greeted by the deputy director of the Museum, dr. Ionel Ciorba, who appreciated the artistic value of the exhibited images. The works were presented by the photographer artist Stefan Tóth AFIAP, who appreciated the very complex and varied artistic language of the exhibits. The musical moments were presented by the Deputy Professor Prof. Nagy Gabriella and were supported by the students of the Oradea High School of Arts: Ferencz Istvánka, a student in the 5th grade, played a piece by Pierre Rode Caprice (preparatory teacher: Lupșe Anita). Szakács Panna student in the 6th grade performed the flute Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto in Major solo for flute and "Cântece Vechiu" by Paul Constantinescu (Preparatory teacher: Mircescu Georgiana. Choir teacher: Ferencz Mercédesz). The exhibition of the photographic artist Cornel Gingărașu organized is the patronage of the International Association "Euro Foto Art", will remain available to the visiting public until March 12, 2020, and can be visited from Tuesday until Sunday, between the hours 9:00 - 17:00 (closed months ).
THE EXHIBITION OF A WELL-KNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER FROM TÂRGU SECUIESC AT ORADEA
The Oradea Museum-Cultural Center in partnership with the Euro Foto Art International Association has prepared a new photography exhibition at the Stefan Tóth Artistical and Technical Photography Museum(B block, first floor) of the well-known Nagy Lajos EFIAP/d3 GMPSA from Târgu Secuiesc. The exposed images were taken recently in the Interior Mongolia from China. The author was attracted by photography since his childhood. "I got my first camera in 1957 in Hungary, a bakelit camera 6/9 Utitars. At first, photography was just a hobby for me when, in 1961, I learned the technical part of it and the laboratory processing. Being passionated by visual arts, I studied plastic arts and photography art, the photography styles and composition. I begun to participate on national and international photography salons in the '80s and today I have over 20,000 acceptances and over 2,000 prizes." For his activity, the author has received the greatest distinction from FIAP: EFIAP/d3 and from the Photographic Society of America: the PSA master title. Over 80 exhibitions were organized with his works in Romania, Hungary and Italy. The opening took place on Thursday, the 8th of August 2019, at 17.00 hours in front of the author and a large number of visitors. The public was saluted by Ioan Ciorba, the manager of the museum. Stefan Tóth AFIAP, the president of the Euro Foto Art International Association, gave the author the patronage certificate with no. 047/2019. The images were presented by dr. Ramona Novicov, art critic and by László Szücs, chief editor at the Várad magazine. The musical moments were offered by Varadiensis Duo-Lucian Malita, violin and Thurzó Sándor József, viola, who performed the following: "El Choclo” by Angelo Greogorio Villoldo, ”Besame mucho” by ”Consuelo Velazquez, ”Serenata, op 17” by George Pantazi, "Napolitan sing” by P.I.Ceaikovski and ”Serenade” by Fr. Shubert. The exhibition called "Impressions from Interior Mongolia" will be opened to the public until the 3rd of September 2019 from Tuesday until Sunday between 10.00 and 18.00 hours.
THE PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION OF TUDOREL ILIE FROM BAIA MARE IN ORADEA
The Oradea Museum-Cultural Center in partnership with the Euro Foto Art International Association has prepared a new photography exhibition for the public at the exhibiting rooms of the Tóth István Artistical and Technical Photography Museum. The opening of the exhibition called "Romania-Cultural landmark" took place on Wednesday, the 10th of April 2019, at 17.00 hours, in front of the author, member of the EFAIA. The purpose of the exhibition is to promote the Romanian cultural values through its lovers from here and from abroad. The public was saluted by Stefan Tóth AFIAP who gave the author the EFAIA patronage certificate with no. 021/2019. The musical moments were offered by Florian Chelu ( voice and guitar). This exhibition will travel through all over Romania and also abroad. Until today it has been presented in Transylvania and Maramures. The exhibition will be opened to the public until the 06th of May 2019, from Tuesday until Sunday, between 10.00 and 18.00 hours. (Photograph courtesy: Talpos Gheorghe).
A NEW EXHIBITION CELEBRATING THE INTERNATIONAL WOMAN'S DAY
It is now a tradition that the Euro Foto Art Association organises the "Woman" international exhibition for the women photographers from the 52 partner organizations from Europe, Asia and the Middle East. It is an opportunity to see how the authors from all over the world see the other women. The exhibition rooms of the ”Ștefan Tóth István” Technical and Artistical Photography Collection Museum host for a month, beginning on the 8th of March 2019, a valuable collection. The opening of the exhibition, organized in partnership with the Oradea Museum-Cultural Center, took place on the 8th of March 2019, at 16.00 hours. The public was saluted by Imre Zoltán, the manager of the Oradea Museum-Cultural Center, who underlined the importance of the women in our daily lives. Stefan Tóth AFIAP, the president of the Euro Foto Art International Association, presented the images. The musical moments were offered by Vardiensis Duo: Thurzó Sándor József (viola artist) and Lucian Malita (violin artist). The exposed images have various themes: portraits, social documentary, national traditions, essay and nude, and are taken by artists from: South Arabia, Austria, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Romania, Serbia, Sudan and Hungary. The new exhibition, organized under the patronage of the EFAIA will be opened to the public until the 9th of April 2019.
THE OPENING OF THE PHOTOREPORTERS OF BIHOR REGION
It took place on Thursday, the 17th of December 2019 in the exposing rooms of the Ștefan Tóth István Artistical and Technical Photography Collection Museum from the Oradea Museum-Cultural Center, in front of a large number of visitors. Photoreporters of written and on-line press from Bihor and Hajdú-Bihar attended the event. Eugen Antal, from the Bihor Prefecture and Dacian Pallady representing Ilie Bolojan, Oradea's mayor, honoured the opening with their presence. The public was saluted by Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP, the president of the „Euro Foto Art” International Association and also the curator of the exhibition. The floor was taken by: Angela Lupsea, the manager of the Oradea Museum-Cultural Center, Dinicu Braghina, the honourable president of the Union of Professional Journalists Bihor, Mircea Chirila, the manager of the Bihoreanul newspaper and Zsolt Kovács, the editor of the Hajdú-Bihari Napló newspaper. The musical moments were offered by the pupils of the Art High School: Bianca Popa and Abigél Porsztner. Ștefan Tóth István AFIAP gave the 6 winning „Carol Pop de Szathmári – Szathmári Pap Károly” wafers to: Ovi D. Pop EFIAP (”Day by day”), Demian Costel, (Bihor Online ”bihon.ro”), Camelia Bușu (”Jurnal Bihorean"), Iovan Ciprian, (”Crișana”), and to the following photoreporters: Kovács Péter (”Hajdú-Bihari Napló”), Matey István, (”Hajdú-Bihari Napló”) from Debrecen. Dinicu Braghinã gave to Remus Toderici ("Crișana") the cup of the Union of Professional Journalists Bihor. Szilágyi Lóránd ("Bihoreanul") got the cup of the photoreporters from Bihor region. The new exhibition, included in the 7th edition of the „Carol Pop de Szathmári – Szathmári Pap Károly” photography festival, will be opened to the public until the 10th February 2019 from Tuesday until Sunday between 9.00 and 17.00 hours.
ȘTEFAN TÓTH AFIAP, PHOTOGRAPHY ARTIST, AWARDED AT BUCHAREST
On Wednesday, the 21st of November 2018, at 17.30 hours, at the ”C.Nottara” Theater from Bucharest, in the preamble of the Multiart theater festival for prisoners - "DANA CENUSA - unchaining through culture" the "With camera through prisons" exhibition's opening took place, during the International Theater Festival. The event was organized by the Nottara Theater in collaboration with the National Administration of the Prisons (ANP). Stefan Tóth AFIAP, the president of the ”Euro Foto Art” International Association and the coordinator of the "With camera through prisons" national project, was present at the event. The first catalogue, called The National Folk Festival - the 4th edition, printed with the support of the National Administration of Prisons (ANP) and of the EFA, was released. The catalogue includes images taken by the well-known photographer, Stefan Tóth AFIAP from Oradea for the "With camera through prisons" project which was opened on the 14th of September 2018 at the ”Dimitrie Gusti” Folk Museum in Bucharest. In 2019 will be released more catalogues related to this project. Ioana Morar, the vice manager of the ANP, gave the author a honorable diploma signed by Marian Dobrica, chief commissary of prisons and the general manager of ANP. The prise was given especially for the contribution at the social reintegration. The project wants to illustrate, in an artisical way, the reality of the Romanian prisons and this way, to sensitize the public with regard to the deprivation of freedom.
IMPRESSIVE OPENING AT THE ORADEA MUSEUM -
Many of his former school colleagues from Oradea and Timisoara has participated on Friday, the 1st of June 2018, at 11.00 hours, at the opening of Paul Bock's (the USA, California), the well-known photography artist's exhibition, called "The mysteries of light". There are 72 valuable images exposed, taken with high artisical talent in many places of the world. The room for the images's enlarging equipment from the ”Ștefan Tóth István” Photography Museum has became full of visitors. The public was saluted by dr. Ioan Ciorba who represented the Museum. At the event, organized by the ”Euro Foto Art” International Association (EFA) in partnership with the Oradea Museum - Cultural Center, the president of the Bihor region Council - Pásztor Sándor and the president of the EFA - Stefan Toth AFIAP got the word. Stefan Tóth gave the author the patronage certificate with no. 2018/ 051. The exhibited images were presented by dr. Ramona Novicov, art critic who described them as pictures painted with light. The musical moments were offered by Mircea Malita (violin) and Thúrzó Sándor Jozsef (viola), artists who performed from the international repertory. The exhibition will be opened to the visitors until the 1st of July 2018, between 10.00 and 19.00 hours. (Photo: Gardó Zoltán)
OUTSTANDING OPENING AT THE ORADEA MUSEUM -
On Tuesday, the 9th of May 2018, at 11.00 hours, in the exhibition rooms of the ”Ștefan Toth Technical and Artistical Photography ollection”, a new opening took place in front of a large number of visitors, including two Canadian tourists. The exhibition was organized during the European Photography Festival and the Festum Varadinum. The valuable photography artist, Bálint Zsigmond AFIAP from Targu Mures presented 62 images (40 images at large size) in a collection called "Closed to the people". The public was saluted by dr. Diana Iancu, museum expert and the exposed images were presented by dr. Ramona Novicov, art critic. Ștefan Tóth AFIAP, the president of the Euro Foto Art International Association valued the high level of the photographs and gave the author the patronage certificate with no. 048/2017. Bálint Zsigmond thanked to the museum for the wonderful exposing conditions and to Stefan Tóth AFIAP, curator, for the excellent quality of the images. The musical moments were offered by the students from the Art Highschool Oradea and the viola artist, Thurzó Sándor József. This new exhibition (552) will be opened to the visitors until the 24th of May 2018, between 12.00 and 18.00 hours. (Photography: Gardó Zoltán)
OPENING AT THE ORADEA MUSEUM - CULTURAL CENTER
On Wednesday, the 4th of April 2018, the opening of the retrospective exhibition of Dan Buruleanu AFIAP from Timisoara took place in front of a large number of visitors. The exhibition, organized by the ”Euro Foto Art” International Association in partnership with the Oradea Museum - Cultural Center, includes 50 images of different sizes taken in analogue and digital techniques. The public was saluted by dr. Diana Iancu, museum specialist. The curator of the exhibition was Stefan Tóth AFIAP, who gave the author the patronage certificate no. 044. The images were presented by the author himself. The musical moments were offered by Thurzó Sándor József, viola artist. The exhibition will be opened to the visitors until the 5th of May 2018, from Tuesday to Sunday between 10:00 and 18:00 hours. For more information, please check out the media communicate (Photo: Gardó Zoltán).
OUTSANDING OPENING AT THE ORADEA FORTRESS MUSEUM.
On Tuesday, the 27th of February 2018, at 16.00 hours, the opening of the personal exhibition of Dr.Teodor Radu Pantea EFIAPs took place in front of a numerous number of visitors. The public was welcomed by Dr. Diana Iancu, museum specialist. The curator of the exhibition was Stefan Tóth AFIAP, the president of the Euro Foto Art international association, who appreciated the artistic quality of the images and the creativity of Mr. Pantea. Mr. dr. Aurel Chiriac, the manager of the local Great Museum, praised the personality and the activity of Mr. Pantea. In the closing moment there was the launching of the "Mirror of memory" album. The musical moments were offered by Alexandrina Chelu and dr. Carmen Vasile. The Mirror of memory exhibition will be opened to the public until the 4th of April 2018.