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The official opening ceremony of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union – Bucharest

10 JANUARY 2019

The official opening ceremony of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union will take place on Thursday, 10th of January 2019, at the Romanian Athenaeum in Bucharest (Benjamin Franklin str. 1-3)

  • The technicians accredited for the photo/video opportunity (arrivals only) are allowed to the venue for installing starting 5.30 pm – press entrance (left side of the Athenaeum).

A special press corner is available in the main hall, ground floor.

The media is kindly asked to make all the necessary arrangements before 7.00 pm.

Live stand-ups are only allowed in the designated area for the photo/video opportunity.

  • The accredited journalists are welcomed starting with 6.00 pm. After the security check, the journalists, depending on the accreditation received, will have access either to the concert hall (first floor) or to the special press area in the Small Hall and its Foyer (level -1) and to the press corner (main hall).

For security reasons, the access in the concert hall for all the guests is not allowed after 7.30 pm.

PROGRAMME OF THE EVENT:

OFFICIAL SPEECHES:

President of Romania, Klaus Werner Iohannis

President of the Senate, Călin-Constantin-Anton Popescu-Tăriceanu

Vice-chairman of the Chamber of Deputies, Florin Iordache

President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani

President of the European Council, Donald Tusk

President of the European Commission, Jean Claude Junker

Prime-minister of Romania, Viorica-Vasilica Dăncilă

Consecutive translation is provided RO/EN/FR

THE PROGRAMME OF THE CONCERT:

  • George Enescu – Rhapsody no. 1 in A Major, Op. 11
  • Beethoven – The Symphony No. 9 –Ode to Joy

MEDIA COVERAGE

The opening event will be covered by the host broadcaster of the Presidency – TVR and the media partners RRA and Agerpres.

The live feed will be available on EBS+

HD signal will be distributed in the media compound on request (booking on request – Laura Neagu –laura.neagu@tvr.ro). 

The Photo opportunity form the concert hall will be covered by the Presidency media partner AGERPRES and the images will be available on the Presidency Flicker account free of usage by mentioning the source.

The live streaming of the entire event will be available on the Presidency website –www.romania2019.eu, on the Government Facebook page and on the broadcaster website:www.tvrplus.ro, on facebook.com/stiriletvronline andwww.youtube.com/user/TVRcanaluloficial

11 JANUARY 2019

Location: the Presidential Administration – Cotroceni Palace, Geniului Boulevard 1-3, Leu Entrance

10.30am to 10.50am

The President of Romania, Klaus Werner Iohannis, will hold a joint press conference with the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker

Important details:

The joint press conference will be covered by the host broadcaster of the Presidency – TVR

Photo/video opportunity will be available for the accredited journalists.

The accredited journalists are allowed to the venue starting 8.30 am

Translation is provided: RO/EN/FR

Location: Victoriei Palace, Victoriei Square 1, the entrance D

10.45 am

Welcome of the College of Commissioners by Vice Prime Minister, Minister of the Environment Graţiela Leocadia Gavrilescu, Vice Prime Minister Viorel Ștefan, Vice Prime Minister for Romania’s Strategic Partnerships’ Implementation Ana Birchall and Vice Prime Minister, ad-interim Minister of Regional Development and Public Development, Eugen Orlando Teodorovici

Important details:

Photo/video opportunity will be available for the accredited journalists.

The accredited journalists are allowed to the venue starting 8.30 am until 10.15 am

11.45 am

Welcome of the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, by the Prime Minister of Romania Viorica-Vasilica Dăncilă

Important details:

Photo/video opportunity will be available for the accredited journalists.

The accredited journalists are allowed to the venue starting 8.30 am until 11.00 am

12.30 am to 13.00 am

The Prime Minister of Romania, Viorica Dăncilă, will hold a joint press conference with the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker

Important details:

Photo/video opportunity will be available for the accredited journalists.

The accredited journalists are allowed to the venue until 12.00 am

Translation is provided: RO/EN/FR/

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