Opening Ceremony of the Romanian Presidency

with the participation of Commissioner Crețu

24 January 2019 | 12:00 | JRC Main Entrance

Opening Ceremony Programme

12:00-12:10 Performance of Romanian classical music by 'Duo BraGal' Mădălina Smocov and Roxana Morcoșanu
12:10-12:20 Welcome by the Master of Ceremonies

Krzysztof Maruszewski, Director for Knowledge Management, JRC

Addresses by:

Vladimir Šucha - Director General JRC

Dan Claudiu Chirondojan - President of the Romanian Semester Organising Committee

Brigitte Landesmann - President of the Austrian Semester Organisation Committee

12:20-12:30 Flag Ceremony

Austrian Anthem - Lowering of the Austrian Flag

Romanian Anthem - Raising of the Romanian Flag

European Anthem

12:30-12:40 Address by Corina Crețu

Commissioner for Regional Policy, European Commission

12:40-12:45 Address by Adrian Georgescu

Consul General, Consulate General of Romania in Milan

12:45-12:50 Speeches by Melissa De Santis, Mayor of Ispra and Daniele Zanzi, Deputy Mayor of Varese
12:50 Closing of the Ceremony

Refreshments offered by the Romanian Semester Organising Committee

13:00 VIP Group photo with the symbol of the semester (inside the JRC)