On 9 June 2008, The Romanian Cultural Institute in Budapest hosted the opening of the exhibition “What Does Communism Mean to Me?”. The exhibition comprised graphic works, collages and excerpts from the essays that participated in the national contest by the same name, organized by the Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes in Romania (IICCR).

Mr. Marius Oprea, the president of the IICCR, Her Excellency Mrs. Ireny Comaroschi, the Romanian ambassador to Hungary, Mrs. Maria Schmidt, the director of the House of Terror in Budapest and Mrs. Brînduşa Armanca, the director of the Romanian Cultural Institute in Budapest gave short speeches in the opening of the event.