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The National University of Music Bucharest Inaugurated its new Multimedia Library
At the inauguration ceremony, the floor was taken by many guests, such as the State Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Gigel Paraschiv, President of the Union of the Romanian Composers and Musicologists Adrian Iorgulescu, who was assigned as Minister of Culture when this project started, and Rector Dan Dediu. The composer Dan Buciu, former University Rector, was also invited to participate at the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Here are some excerpts from the speeches of those who were present.
Gigel Paraschiv, State Secretary of the Ministry of Education: I have visited the Media Library, the Library and the recording studios. I have discussed with the Rector and I have learned that all the necessary equipment will be available here starting in November and no later than December. I wish you all the best! Enjoy the things you have achieved and use these rooms to create great things, as the Rector also emphasized.
Adrian Iorgulescu, President of the Union of the Romanian Composers and Musicologists: In the early '70s, when I was in my first year at the University, I was talking to my professors about what rector Victor Giuleanu had done. Some of my professors were brilliant people, but most of them are not among us anymore. And I'm saying this because by the late '60s, the new wing of the building had been finished and we were all very proud of it. Now, in 2015, a similar event takes place and we all have to show our gratitude for the unanimity in supporting this project.
Dan Dediu, Rector of the National University of Music Bucharest: Today we are celebrating a great event in the academic life of the National University of Music Bucharest: it's the official opening of the new part of the building, the Media Library wing. At some point, music has to take you to a state of bliss and fulfillment; but music consists of many other elements including studying and drilling, as we used to call it, which can be exasperating. Building this new wing was the same; we live with the hope that by the end of this year we will be able to perform our activities in a very well-equipped environment, including a concert hall, a great recording studio, a concert piano, stands, etc., not to mention the libraries, media libraries and the Doctoral School.
Translated by Ana Vartolomei and Ioana Săbău
MTTLC, Bucharest University