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Well-known Moldovan writer, curator marks 60th birthday anniversary

16:21 | 30.10.2022 Category: Culture

Chisinau, 30 October /MOLDPRES/ - Poet, prose writer, publicist, teacher, curator, director-founder of the Alexei Mateevici Museum from the Zaim village, Causeni district, Merited Man, holder of the Civic Merit medal, of the Cultural Merit Order of Romania in rank of officer (2017) Ion Gaina marks his 60th birthday anniversary today.     

Ion Gaina was born in the Salcuta village, Causeni district, in 1962. In 1984, he graduated from the Faculty of Letters of the Ion Creanga State Pedagogical University from Chisinau.

According to the National Calendar, concomitantly with the teaching activity, Gaina founded and led more creation organizations for children and youth.

Ion Gaina debuted as writer with a volume of poems titled, The Blessing, in 1997. He wrote another 26 books of literature, study and promotion of the national and Christian values. Gaina wrote more hymns and texts for songs, including the hymn of librarians.    

Ion Gaina elaborated more monumental projects in the Causeni district: Alley of Genesis, Alley with spots of our nation’s saints (Salcuta) and others. Starting from 2001, he has been leading the Zaim Branch of Romanian Language House. Gaina has a district place in the museography, founding more institutions, such as: Alexei Mateevici Museum House from Zaim, Monk Ioan Zlotea museum compound from Salcuta, Causeni, the museum house, Sculptor Ion Gutu, from Taraclia, etc.     

Since 1999, he has been member of the Moldovan Writers’ Union. The writer is also member of the Union of Professional Journalists from Romania. Ion Gaina is also honorary citizen of the Causeni district and of the Zaim village.  





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