The Institute for the Investigation of Communism Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile (IICCMER) and the Konrad Adenauer Romania Foundation organized on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, the varnishing of the Communism in Romania exhibition, which presents the history of the key moments of the period 1944-1989 in representative images.

Initially, the exhibition offers its visitors an overview of the repression and the anti-communist resistance, so that in the fall of this year to extend to other sections related to the totalitarian period. Thus, the permanent exhibition of the future Museum of Communism will cover topics such as the ideology, the taking over of power in Romania, the Securitate, the peasantry, demographic policies, external policy, everyday life or the events of December 1989.

At the opening event Andrei Dimitriu (the ”George Enescu” Philharmonic), Radu Preda (IICCMER) and Sven-Joachim Irmer (Konrad Adenauer Foundation) addressed the participants.

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