"Remember CENACLUL FLACARA - Adrian Paunescu" is a show made to delight the hearts of lovers of folk music and true poetry, a journey through time designed to recreate the unique atmosphere of the most powerful young and non-conformist cultural movement in Eastern Europe (and not only ), who conquered millions of fans in Romania between 1973 and 1985.
Banned before 1989 by the Romanian authorities for promoting freedom, culture and unfettered thinking, through music, lyrics and dialogue, opposing the censorship and dogmas of the totalitarian era, CENACLUL "FLACARA" produced an unprecedented phenomenon, managing to fill entire stadiums from all over Romania, generating shows of record duration, which sometimes lasted as long as ten hours.
In the first 12 years of activity, 1,615 events took place, with over six million spectators.
After the re-establishment, between 1990 and 2010, more than 1,000 performances took place, and after 2010, hundreds of "Remember CENACLUL FLACARA - Adrian Paunescu" events took place all over Romania, but also abroad, with hundreds of thousands of participants. CENACLUL "FLACARA" was a cultural phenomenon that took place between 1973 and 1985 led by the poet Adrian Paunescu - by unleashing the creative energies of those times, from the poetry composed by Adrian Paunescu himself to the lines recited from the poems of established poets, from the music timidly sung by anonymous debutants, who went on stage for the first time, and even the well-known songs of already established bands or soloists.
CENACLUL "FLACARA delighted the audience with music starting from popular songs to classical, folk and rock music.
Stefan Hrusca, Nicu Alifantis, Mircea Baniciu, Mircea Vintila, Tudor Gheorghe, Vasile Seicaru, Ducu Bertzi, Vali Sterian, Dan Andrei Aldea, Dumitru Farcasu launched or consolidated their careers on the CENACLU stage led by the late poet Adrian Paunescu. . Maria Nagy, Gheorghe Gheorghiu, Mircea Rusu, Andrei Paunescu and many others. The concert halls and stadiums all over the country proved to be insufficient for the multitude of people of all ages, who wanted to take part in this phenomenon, fans of the "FLACARA" CENACLU from their youth, prominent representatives of the "generation in jeans ", or young people who wanted to live what their parents and grandparents enjoyed in the old days, keeping fabulous memories, which they share today with their descendants.
In the past, the shows gathered thousands of young people. Today, CENACLUL "FLACARA" goes on: CENACLUL's generation and the following generations, united through poetry and music, succeed in reviving the spirit of this true phenomenon. The Cenacl performances brought together folk artists and great writers, actors and directors: Nichita Stanescu, Marin Sorescu, Florian Pittis, Amza Pellea, Radu Beligan, Florin Piersic and Stefan Iordache.