"Dumitru Mărtinaş" Roman-Catholic Association representing Roman-Catholics of Moldavia (so called "Changos", French - Tchangos, Hungarian - Csangok, German - Tschangos)
Romano-catolicii din Moldova (Romania) - Roman Catholics from Moldavia - Romania - people so called csangos - românii denumiți ceangăi, Tchangos

2001

-The General Assembly of the Romanian - Catholic Association "Dumitru Mărtinaş", 17.03.2001;

- Izvorul Mureşului Summer University “Romanians and Euro-Atlantic integration”;

- International Symposium "Human Rights: Spiritual Dimension and Civic Action", Iasi, IV-VI editions;

2002

- Symposium "Roman - Catholics from Moldavia and their identity", Bacău;

- The letter addressed to the chairman of the PACE Committee on Culture, Science and Education

- Book launch: Anton Coşa, „Cleja. Ethnographic monograph ”;

- International Symposium "Cultural Identity of Romanians - Catholics in Moldavia", Bucharest;

- Unveiling of the commemorative plaque "Dumitru Mărtinaş" at the general school in Butea commune, Iasi

county;

- International Seminar "Origin, culture and language of the Csangos", Iasi

- Book launch pr. Alois Moraru, Ioan Dimişcă, Anton Coşa, „Pildeşti. Historical monograph ";

- Inauguration of the Diocesan Museum of Catholics of Moldova from Săbăoani, Neamţ County;

- Book launch: Ion H. Ciubotaru, "Catholics of Moldova", vol. II;

- Book launch: Liviu Pilat, "Silent communities. The villages in the parish of Săbăoani (17th-18th centuries) ”;

- Launch of the magazine of the Romanian - Catholic Association "Dumitru Mărtinaş";

- National Session of Scientific Communications "Romanians from South-East Transylvania. History, culture,

civilization ”, Sf. Gheorghe, 7th Edition;

- Contest on topics regarding the history and civilization of Roman Catholics in Moldavia organized with the

students of the General School no. 1 from Cleja, Bacău county;

2003

- Unveiling of the Heroes Monument from Cleja commune, Bacău county;

- National Session of Scientific Communications “Romanians from South-East Transylvania. History, culture,

civilization ”, Miercurea Ciuc

2004

- The Days of the Roman Catholic Bishopric of Iasi, the Symposium "120 years since the establishment of the

Roman Catholic Bishopric of Iasi";

The members of the Association "Dumitru Mărtinaş", among which also the president Gheorghe Bejan, were

awarded the Jubilee Medal issued on the occasion of the 120th anniversary of the establishment of the Roman

Catholic Bishopric of Iasi;

- The book stand “Cultural values ​​of Roman Catholics from Moldavia” within the Vanguard Book Salon XXII;

2005

- Izvorul Mureşului Summer University, July 10-17, 2005.

- National Session of scientific communications "Romanians from South-East Transylvania. History-Culture-

Civilization ”, Miercurea-Ciuc, September 23-25, 2005

- Information Office of the Council of Europe of Bucharest, discussions on the issue of the Catholic community

in Moldova, aimed at protecting minorities and promoting their cultural values, October 3-7, 2005

- Production in collaboration with TVR of the documentary film "Testimonies" on the Catholic community in

Moldavia ", September 2005

- Launching in Bacău of volume III of the book Ion H. Ciubotaru, Catholics of Moldavia. The universe of popular

culture, December 28, 2005

2006

- National Session of scientific communications "Romanians from South-East Transylvania. History-Culture-

Civilization", Miercurea-Ciuc, September 21-22, 2006.

2007

-making a documentary about the Catholics of Moldova, prepared in 2007 by the TV station Pro TV.

- Izvoru Mureşului Summer University, August 15-19, 2007.

- organizing in collaboration with the Bacau County Directorate of the National Archives of the National

Symposium "Dumitru Mărtinaş and the Roman Catholic population of Moldavia", Bacău, 20 October 2007.

2008

- February 12, 2008, Bacău, launch of the book “Catholic of Moldova in the sources of the Holy See” (17th-18th

centuries), Iasi, Sapientia Publishing House, 2007 (author Anton Coşa) and Catholic Communities from Bacău

County, Oneşti, Magic Print Publishing House, 2007 (author Anton Coşa).

- National Session of scientific communications "Romanians from southeastern Transylvania. History-Culture-

Civilization", Miercurea-Ciuc, September 29-30, 2008.

- October 20, 2008, within the National Symposium "Dumitru Mărtinaş and the Roman Catholic population in

Moldavia", the book of the “Catholic from Faraoani”, Oneşti, Magic Print Publishing House, 2007 (author Anton

Coşa) was launched.

- the book of the “Catholic Church in the sources of the Holy See” (17th-18th centuries), Iaşi, Sapientia

Publishing House, 2007 (author Anton Coşa) receives the Excellence Award at the International Book Fair, XVII

edition, Iaşi, October 5-8 2008.

- organization in collaboration with the County Directorate for Culture, Cults and National Cultural Heritage of

Bacau of the Colloquium with the theme: "Roman Catholic Romanians in the space of Romanian

multiculturalism", November 21, 2008.

2009

- National Colloquium I. I. Russu of Southeastern Transylvania, Sf. Gheorghe, June 26-27, 2009.

- August 8, 2009, Luizi Călugăra, book launch “Monograph of Luizi-Călugăra commune”, Roman, Serafica

Publishing House, 2009 (authors Antonel-Aurel Ilieş, Daniela Butnaru, Anton Coşa etc).

- August 23, 2009, Gioseni, launch of the book “Monograph of the commune of Gioseni”, Iaşi, Sapienitia

Publishing House, 2009 (author Anton Coşa).

- August 24, 2009, Mărgineni, launch of the book “Mărgineni: a village at the gates of Bacău”, Iaşi, Sapienitia

Publishing House, 2009 (authors Dănuţ Doboş, Petronel Zahariuc, Daniela Butnaru, Anton Coşa).

- 11- National Session of scientific communications "Romanians from South-East Transylvania. History-Culture-

Civilization", Sfântu Gheorghe, October 2-3, 2009. November 2009, Valea Mare, launch of the book “Monograph

of Faraoani commune”, Oneşti, Magic Print Publishing House, 2009 (author Anton Coşa).

2010

- Covasna National Archives, Ecclesiastical Documentation Center "Metropolitan Nicolae Colan", Symposium

70 years since the launch of the Great Romanian Refuge, Sf. Gheorghe, June 25, 2010.

- National Colloquium I. I. Russu of Southeastern Transylvania, Sf. Gheorghe, June 26, 2010.

- Izvoru Mureşului Summer University, 10th edition, 11-15 August 2010.

- August 15, 2010, Oituz, launch of the book “Monograph of Oituz commune”, Oneşti, Magic Print Publishing

House, 2010 (author Anton Coşa).

- September 13, 2010, Nicolae Bălcescu, book launch “Monograph of Nicolae Bălcescu commune”, Bacău, Babel

Publishing House, 2010 (author Anton Coşa).

-organization in collaboration with the European Center of Studies Covasna-Harghita of the Colloquium

"Relations with Romanians in the debates of the Szekler Congresses. A historical parallel: 1902-2010 ”, Bacău,

November 18, 2010.

- National Session of Scientific Communications "Romanians from South-East Transylvania. History-Culture-

Civilization", Sfântu Gheorghe-Covasna, December 3-4, 2010.

2011

- National Colloquium I. I. Russu of Southeastern Transylvania, Sf. Gheorghe, June 25, 2011.

- National Session of Scientific Communications "Romanians from South-East Transylvania. History-Culture-

Civilization", Sfântu Gheorghe-Covasna, September 23-24, 2011.

- October 18, 2011, Oituz village, Lumina commune, Constanţa county, cultural activities organized by the

locals in memory of the ancestors departing from the Băca County and settled on the Dobrogea region after

the First World War.

2012

- National Colloquium I. I. Russu of research of south-eastern Transylvania, St. George, June 30, 2012.

- National Session of Scientific Communications "Romanians from South-East Transylvania. History-Culture-

Civilization", Sfântu Gheorghe-Covasna, September 21-22, 2012.

2013

- Izvoru Mureşului Summer University, August 12-16, 2013.

- August 25, 2013, Butea, launching of the book “Butea - monograph”, Iaşi, Publishing House Press, 2013,

(authors Dănuţ Doboş, Silviu Văcaru, Anton Coşa, etc.).

- National Session of Scientific Communications "Romanians from South-East Transylvania. History-Culture-

Civilization", Sfântu Gheorghe-Covasna, November 8-9, 2013.

- November 10, 2013, Somuşca, launch of the book “Monograph of the village Somuşca”, Oneşti, Magic Print

Publishing House, 2013 (author Anton Coşa).

2014

- start of the project of the project THE EUROPEAN YOUNG CLUB, implemented by the Association of Roman

Catholics "Dumitru Mărtinaș", in partnership with the House of the Teaching Body "Grigore Tăbăcaru" Bacău

and the Unlimited Connections Association - March 1, 2014

- The National Colloquium „I.I. Russu ”research in southeastern Transylvania (within the" Andrei Şaguna

"Days), Sf. Gheorghe, June 28, 2014.

- "Andrei Şaguna" Days, Sf. Gheorghe, June 24-29, 2014

- Izvoru Mureşului Summer University, 11-16 August 2014.

- National Session of scientific communications "Romanians from South-East Transylvania. History-Culture-

Civilization ”, Sfântu Gheorghe-Covasna, September 19-21, 2014.

2015

- participation in cultural-scientific events organized on March 27-28, 2015, in Sfântu Gheorghe (Covasna

county), by the European Center for Studies "Covasna-Harghita", "Stefanina" Association Bucharest and the

Cultural-Christian League "Andrei Şaguna" .

- participation in the Summer Camp organized from August 3, 2015, by the UNLIMITED CONNECTIONS

Association from Bacău (at the Pini Moineşti Park Complex) a manifestation that is part of the Project "Social

Club of the Băcău Youth" (financially supported by the Bacău County Council ).

- Participation in the works of the 13th edition of the Summer University from Izvoru Mureşului, event

organized between 10 and 16 August 2015 by the Ministry of Culture-Topliţa Cultural Center, in partnership

with the National Foundation for Romanians from Everywhere (Bucharest) , European Center for Studies

Covasna-Harghita (Sf. Gheorghe), with the support of the Policy Department for the Relations with Romanians

Everywhere, the Romanian Cultural Institute, the Orthodox Bishopric of Covasna and Harghita, the Civic

Forum of Romanians in Covasna, Harghita and Mureş.

2016

- participation in the 19th edition of "Miron Cristea Days", cultural-scientific event organized between July 17-

20, 2016, in Topliţa (Harghita county), by the Cultural Foundation "Miron Cristea", Topliţa Cultural Center ,

"George Sbârcea" Municipal Library, City Hall and Topliţa Local Council.

- participation in the works of the 14th edition of the Summer University from Izvoru Mureşului, a

manifestation organized between August 14-20, 2016 by the Ministry of Culture - Topliţa Cultural Center, in

partnership with the National Foundation for Romanians from Everywhere (Bucharest) , European Center for

Studies Covasna-Harghita (Sfântu Gheorghe), with the support of the Policy Department for the Relations with

Romanians Everywhere, the Romanian Cultural Institute, the Orthodox Episcopate of Covasna and Harghita,

the Civic Forum of Romanians in Covasna, Harghita and Mureş.

- participation in the scientific symposium: “Social and political emancipation in modern Romania. New

perspectives and interpretations ”, within the research project" The abolitionist movement in the context of

civil and political emancipation in modern Romania ", organized on September 20-21, 2016, at the" Nicolae

Iorga "Institute of History of the Romanian Academy in Bucharest and funded by The National Council for

Scientific Research (CNCS) through the Executive Unit for the Financing of Higher Education, Research,

Development and Innovation (UEFISCDI).

- participation in the works of the XXII edition of the National Session of Scientific Communications:

Romanians from South-East Transylvania. History. Culture. Civilization, cultural-scientific event organized on

September 23-24, 2016, in Covasna, by the Orthodox Bishopric of Covasna and Harghita, the Ecclesiastical

Documentation Center "Metropolitan Nicolae Colan", European Center for Studies Covasna-Harghita, Cultural-

Christian League " Andrei Şaguna "," Stefanina "Association Bucharest, with the support of the National

Museum of the Eastern Carpathians, the Civic Forum of Romanians in Covasna, Harghita and Mureş, the"

Justinian Teculescu "Cultural-Christian Association Covasna and the GRIT Covasna Youth Association.

2017

- participation in the Day of the National Anthem of Romania, an event organized on July 29, 2017, in the

municipality of Bacău, in the Tricolor Square.

- Participation in a commemorative event dedicated to the Centenary of the battles on Coşna Hill, a very

important historical moment in the National Reunification War of Romania, organized on August 10, 2017, on

Coşna Hill, at level 789, by the City Hall of Pîrgărești Commune from Bacău county in collaboration with Târgu

Ocna City Hall and the National Association of Heroes Cult "Regina Maria" - Bacău branch.

- On October 27, 2017, the Association of Roman Catholics of Moldova "Dumitru Mărtinaş" and the Roman-

Catholic Bishopric of Iasi organized a large cultural-scientific event dedicated to the homage of Professor

Dumitru Mărtinaş, from which the birth was celebrated this year (2017) 120 years. On this occasion, the bust

dedicated to Professor Dumitru Mărtinaș was revealed.

- Participation in the official ceremonial occasioned by the celebration of the National Day of Romania, which

was held on Friday, December 1, 2017, in the Tricolor Square in Bacău.

2019

- organizing at the "Henri Coandă" Bacău Theoretical High School, on May 30, 2019, the County Symposium

"Catholics of Moldavia - History, identity, origins", carried out within the Secondary Education Project (ROSE),

Grants Scheme for High Schools .

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We thank all our collaborators and all those who in various ways have supported us in our activity.

Special

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the

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localities

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city

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Bacău

(Faraoani,

Valea

Mare,

Cleja, etc.), who have provided us with photos to be displayed on our site.

The

same

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also

given

to

the

makers

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the

site

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Roman

Catholic

Bishopric

of

Iasi,

which

allowed us to use materials (texts and images) used by us especially for the religion page.

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