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Europe Café Newsletter

Our dear friend,

In this June edition of the Europe Cafe Newsletter you are invited to join us for a cup of cultural insights served, fresh news at Europe Café, …and more.

In this edition, we would like you to discover new places through the lenses of an Austrian photographer and of life in times of war through the camera of the Lithuanian film director Mantas Kvedaravicius. Europe Café continues to be a launching platform for new European projects and a place to share the European Values.

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On Friday, 20 May 2022, Europe Café hosted the opening event of the exhibition «Vienna — Chisinau — Odessa 2018-2022» — a collection of works by Paulus Adelsgruber, lecturer at the Austrian Agency for Education and Internationalization, historian, traveler and amateur photographer.

The event, organized by the Austrian Embassy in Chisinau, offered photography enthusiasts access to an exclusive gallery of documentary images from Moldovan villages and towns, as well as landscapes from all regions of the country, including ATU Gagauzia and the Transnistrian region.


On 25 May, the visitors of Europe Café had the opportunity to see the film «Mariupolis» offered by the Lithuanian Embassy in Moldova. The Documentary pictured the life of the citizens of Mariupol in the Donetsk region in 2015, when the Russian aggression started in Donbas extended to this port city of at the Sea of Azov.

The documentary was offered in memory of the director of this film, the Lithuanian Mantas Kvedaravicius, killed on 2 April 2022 in Mariupol by Russian forces, during the unprovoked invasion of Russia in Ukraine, while working on another documentary about OeAD Mariupol. -the platform
where culture meets

On 24 May, the first online platform to promote cultural players,, was launched in the Republic of Moldova at Europe Café. The platform will promote national artists at national and foreign levels, will ensure connection with international artists and will create a communication space for people of culture without frontiers.

The MoldArte project is financed by the European Union National Institute for Culture through the European Spaces of Culture Project and is organized by the Romanian Cultural Institute in cooperation with the Goethe-Institute Bucharest, the Embassy of Austria in the Republic of Moldova and the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Moldova.

EUR 490.000
for social enterprises

14 social enterprises from both banks of the Dniester River received grants of EUR35.000 each from the European Union in order to provide more aid to vulnerable groups.

The grants will support the associations in creation of about 80 jobs for disadvantaged people, and over 700 people will benefit from free services or products.

The grants were awarded under the «Civil society contributes to the inclusive and sustainable economic development of the country» project, implemented by the Eastern European Foundation, funded by the European Union and co-financed by Sweden.

Meet Team Europe

Interviu cu Ambasadorul Franței Paul Graham

In this edition we warmly invite you to meet the Ambassador of France Paul Graham. Find out more about the war in Ukraine, the significant support offered to refugees by France and the bilateral support programs carried out in the Republic of Moldova.

Through this interview, you have the chance to discover how Moldovans impressed the Ambassador, why the Republic of Moldova reminds him of France.