"I embrace Danube’s quality of offering so many different perspectives: tourism, sport, arts, all-around culture. Our efforts aim to allowing Delta’s nature and its people to shine, and to conveying the universal message that nature can be enjoyed without spoiling it". Ivan Patzaichin
ROWMANIA BY IVAN PATZAICHIN

ROWMANIA BY IVAN PATZAICHIN

The Romanian canoe champion strongly believes such an international movement is poised to properly support ecotourism. If you plan to enjoy and protect nature, why wouldn’t you try rowing, a healthy and gratifying alternative to high speed trips that are currently turning peaceful rivers into noisy boulevards. Rowmania is the...
ROWMANIA INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

ROWMANIA INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

It is a contest for “canotca”, an original boat, with an exclusive design, made of wood using old crafts technologies from the Danube Delta. The contest was inaugurated by the multiple Olympic champion Ivan Patzaichin during ROWMANIA Festival in 2011 and runs in teams of 10 participants, regardless of age,...
OPENING PLUG TO NATURE - PUBLIC ART INSTALLATION KARLSPLATZ, VIENNA

OPENING PLUG TO NATURE – PUBLIC ART INSTALLATION KARLSPLATZ, VIENNA

A public art project conceived by artists Olah Gyarfas, Sorin Istudor & Kalliope Dimou, Nicu Ilfoveanu, Electric Brother and curators Teodor Frolu & Alina Serban.
PLUG TO NATURE

PLUG TO NATURE

PLUG TO NATURE aims to rethink the concept of “nature” as a site of intertwining different levels of experience, space, temporality and imagination. Derived from the exploration of Ivan Patzaichin’s history, his social engagement with natural habitat and personal philosophy, PLUG TO NATURE is working with the idea of “nature”...
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THE FIRST VISITOR

THE FIRST VISITOR

The first “flâneur” who visited our public art installation in Karlsplatz. The wild duck became the “perfect” contemporary urban spectator, the first investigator of our project and the first who attempted to test and accommodate to our “hand-made” wooden nest.
WIENER ZEITUNG ONLINE

WIENER ZEITUNG ONLINE

DANUBE AS A WORK OF ART is the title of the article published in Wiener Zeitung Online on June, 21. The first comments upon our transnational project DANUBE CONNECTION. STORY AND GLORY outline the innovative aspect of our initiative (“This has not yet seen …”) and focus upon the personality of the multiple Olympic champion...
VIENNA - DAY 3, OPENING DAY

VIENNA – DAY 3, OPENING DAY

VIENNA - DAY 2

VIENNA – DAY 2

VIENNA - DAY 1

VIENNA – DAY 1