Greetings gracious viewers, and welcome to today's Enlightening Entertainment. Today, we are going to visit a Romanian art glass exhibition in Canada, to enjoy the beautiful creations that are exquisite in color, shape, and design.
This exhibition is part of the city-wide celebration known as 『Montreal, City of Glass ２０1０,』 joined by over 1００ exhibitions and activities exploring all aspects of glass.
The event was made possible through the kind support of the Museum of the Masters and Artisans of Quebec.
Stéphane Dion Canadian Member of Parliament : My name is Stéphane Dion. I am the Deputy of the Saint-Laurent–Cartierville. This is my museum, in the sense that it belongs to me, in the sense that it is in my county. I am very proud of it. This year we have a Romanian exhibition.
Natalie(f): Hi, my name is Natalie and I am here to visit the Romanian glass expo – very beautiful!This is my first time ever seeing work like this and I’m intrigued and inspired so enjoy for yourself.
I know I will, thank you.
HOST: Romania has a long tradition of making glass ornaments. The sophisticated techniques of glass making, such as glass blowing and glass fusing, have been passed from generation to generation.
With the country's fine sand,the artisans produce beautiful glassware with great creativity. While their high-quality glassware is functional, it also adds warmth and style to homes.
Now, Ms. Madalina Munteanu, the representative of the Romanian glassware company, Artgeorgies, will introduce to us the colorful world of Romanian glass art.