January 18th marks eight years since the tragic death of poet Grigore Vieru.
A memorial service will be held at the grave of the poet in the Central Cemetery and will be attended by friends and fans.
People could lay flowers at the bust of Grigore Vieru on the Alley of Classics. The poet was born in February 14, 1935 in Pererata village.
Grigore Vieru holds the honorary Andersen diploma - the world's most prestigious award in children's literature.
The great poet has died on 18 January 2009 at the age of 73, two days after a car accident.