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The 4th edition of the International Festival of Mechanical Music
in Iasi, Romania, will take place during 19-21 September 2003.
The programme of the event:
Friday, 19 September 2003 :
11:00: The official opening of the Festival of Mechanical Music,
the 4th edition (Henri Coanda Hall, Palace of Culture)
11:30: Opening of the exhibition "Mechanical Music - Education
and Entertainment" - Concerto of mechanical music carried out by
the guests of the festival
15:00: Symposium: History of the Mechanical Music and Problems of
the Restoration-Conservation of Music Automata (Henri Coanda Hall)
19:00 - 23:00: Musical cafe "Nostalgias of Iasi.."
Saturday, 20 September 2003 :
10:00 - 15:00: Exhibition: Mechanical Music - Education and
Entertainment Interactive visits for the public of any age
11:00 - 13:00; 15:00-19:00: Street show: organ grinders playing
on Stefan cel Mare Street up to the National Theatre; Animation:
Epoch Costume Parade, fanfare, danse, old music, marionettes,
street singers, etc.
Sunday, 21 September 2003 :
8:00 - 22:00: Thematic trip: street singers concertizing
in several locations in Moldavia.
The festival is organised by the "Stefan Procopiu" Science and
Technique Museum in Iasi, Romania, a unit of the "Moldova" national
museum complex housed in the Palace of Culture.
Chief of museum
[ See the web site of the Romanian national museum complex at
[ -- Robbie