March 11, 2022

International Women's Day

- music recitals -

Dear friends,

Friday, March 11th, 2022 - you are invited to celebrate with us International Women's Day

A brief introduction: Maria Alexandra Theodorescu and Raluca Bojor


  • Aggie Stroe – voice and piano
  • Irina Stroe – piano
  • Alina Ursachi – piano
  • Nora McMaken – piano
  • In memoriam for the mothers that are no longer with us - collective prayer
  • Raluca Bojor – voice and piano
  • Powerpoint presentation and background music - Maria Theodorescu

December 3rd, 2021

Christmas Carols

- music recitals -

Friday, December 3rd, 2021, from 5.00 pm (doors open at 5.00 pm, event starts at 5.30 pm), at Naperville Public Library, you are invited to enjoy Romanian and International Christmas Carols.


  • Johnny and Lucas Raicu, violins and piano
  • Mara Theodorescu, violin
  • Eric and Mihaela Lutz, violin and piano
  • Brendan Lutz, violin and piano
  • Connor Lutz, violin and piano
  • Aggie Stroe, piano
  • Irina Stroe, piano
  • Alina Ursachi, piano
  • Nora McMaken, piano
  • Raluca Bojor, piano.

Visual projection and background sound - Maria and Alexandra Theodorescu. The event organizers - Maria Theodorescu and Raluca Bojor are inviting you to enjoy a hot chocolate, beverages and traditional Romanian delights, right after the recitals.

Past Events

March 8th, 2021

International Woman's Day

- music recital -

Private cultural event with limited participation in person

February 27th, 2021

Dragobetele la romani

- poetry & music recitals -

Private cultural event with limited participation in person & via zoom

November 22th, 2019

The Colors of Fall Season

- poetry & music recitals -

1. Introduction & brief theme presentation;

2. Poetry recitals: The Fall Seasons of our childhood - various participants;

3. Youth's music recitals: violin

"Carol of the Bells" - Johnny & Lucas Raicu;

"You raise me up" - Mara Theodorescu;

4. Story time: slideshow projection of "Amintiri din Copilarie" by Ion Creanga;

5. Socializing, taking pictures, a quick snack, coffee & cake.

Background sound and visual presentation of Fall paintings (Alexandru Darida, Nicolae Grigorescu, etc.) & photos by Alexandra & Maria Theodorescu

January 18th, 2019

Blue flower

-poetry and music recitals-

1) Youth's music recitals: violin, saxophone and piano: Mara Theodorescu, Lucas and Robert Ciocan

2) Poetry recital "Blue flower" - various participants;

3) Music recital: Monica Toparcean-Blaga (voice) and Lucian Blaga (piano);

4) Poetry recital - Ana Munteanu Draghici;

5) Brainstorming on future events of "Seara Culturala Romaneasca" - all participants.

Backround sound and visual presentation by Maria Theodorescu

November 2nd, 2018

The autumn of our souls

-poetry and music recitals-

1) Brief introduction of Cultural Evening's hosts;

2) Poetry recital - interested participants of all ages;

3) Youth's poetry - Maria Alexandra Theodorescu with a brief poetry collection;

4) Autumn traditions - presented by Calina Boiciuc.

Background music and visual presentation by Maria Theodorescu

Happy Easter, 2018

March 25th, 2018

Dear Cultural Evening friends,

-You are Invited-

A branch dedicated to Women’s Day, Sunday, March 25 - a private cultural event

Bring a Friend and a Smile on your face!

February 23th, 2018

Romanian spring traditions: Martisorul and Dragobetele

1) Poetry recital - Alina Celia Cumpan and Nicolae Bogdan Groza;

2) A powerpoint presentation of famous painters and a visual introduction on today's young artists;

3) Lugoj presentation (first part) - Simona Fenesanu;

4) About Dragobete, a Romanian version of Valentine's Day - Maria Theodorescu;

5) Books and martisoare presentations.

January 26th, 2018

Celebrating Romanian's National Poet, Mihai Eminescu

Remembering Eminescu's poetry and prose

1) A visual presentation on Eminescu's professional activity and personal life by Maria Theodorescu;

2) "Luceafarul" presentation with an accurate english translation - prof.dr.Rodica Baranescu;

3) Music recital - Andrei Olaru;

4) Open discussions and shared opinions on poetry and prose authors, Eminescu's inspiration sources and the social conditions and cultural environment in which he created.

December 8th, 2018

Private cultural event

November 3th, 2018

The Autumns of Childhood

1) Poetry recital - Nichita Stanescu;

2) Open discussions between participants interested in contributing to our cultural agenda.