A visit to the Palace of Parliament, Bucharest.

I was kindly invited to the Palace of Parliament, by Alina Cornea,  Adviser at the Defense Committee.  I am very appreciative to her !

There is no secret that I would like to contribute and make a change in Romania. I would like to contribute in the fields of Leadership, Education, Culture and Communication/PR/Branding.

Join me to the Parliament !  It was my third time visiting it.  The first time was in 2011, when I started to rediscover Romania. The second time was at a TEDx event and today was the third time. I am, as always, fascinated by the oppressive impression the building gives me as approaching from the Unirii Boulevard…and the impressive impact it has on me as entering and being taken by it’s hugeness.

Palatul Parlamentului, as it is called in Romanian, serves as the Romanian Parliament. It is the second largest administrative building after the Pentagon in Washington, DC, USA, and one of the most expensive buildings ever built. It was built by Communist dictator Nicolae Ceauşescu, and was called, during the Communist era Casa Poporului – People’s House, a name that many Romanians still use.

Join me here for a day at the Palace of Parliament.

I extend a big thank you again, to Alina Cornea !

  
  

This was the outline and plan of the Palace. It was designed by Anca Petrescu, only 28 years old at the time. 

There are a number of enormous carpets at the Palace. 


  

Alina Cornea and I discussing democracy.
    
    
    
    
    
 

I wished that walls could speak. This place is full of stories and legends ! 

One thought on “A visit to the Palace of Parliament, Bucharest.

  1. “I wished that walls could speak. This place is full of stories and legends !” … actually the place is quite new… that part was finished around 1989… the damn building isn’t even finished yet!

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