Moldovan politicians, writers and citizens have laid flowers at bust of great national poet and writer Mihai Eminescu on his 168th birthday today.
Genius Mihai Eminescu passed away but his valuable works become long-lasting.
"His works always have impact and surely change our life", said Monica Babuc, Minister of Education, Culture and Research.
"Eminescu was a man of great intelligence, he succeeded introducing Romanian culture globally", said Daniel Ioniţă, Romania's ambassador to Moldova.
MPs appreciate Mihai Eminescu works which became their favorite.
"Eminescu is the heart and brain of the Romanians, moreover, he's an universally well-known poet. He fought for unity of the Romanians", said Mihai Ghimpu, PL president.
Parliament Speaker Andrian Candu posted a video on a social network a Mihai Eminescu poem recited by his son.
Igor Dodon, the head of state laid flowers at bust of Mihai Eminescu, and later posted pictures on a social network.
Moldova celebrates the National Day of Culture on 15 January, the birthday of poet Mihai Eminescu.
The bust of great national poet and writer Mihai Eminescu is placed on the Alley of Romanian Classics in Public Garden "Stefan cel Mare" in Chisinau.