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The History of Craiova

Craiova, the capital of Dolj County and an old royal seat, manifested itself in the national cultural space as a citadel concerned with preserving and perpetuating Romanian moral and spiritual values, being today the residence of some of the most important cultural institutions in Romania.

The museums, the “Marin Sorescu” National Theater - with performances appreciated on all stages of the world, the Romanian Opera Craiova, the Oltenia Philharmonic, the academic and university environment in Craiova, as well as personalities like Nicolae Titulescu, Eugeniu Carada, Titu Maiorescu, Gogu Constantinescu, Marin Sorescu or Tudor Gheorghe are just some of our cultural landmarks, an impressive business card that honors Dolj County and the entire Oltenia Region. Traveling

In a broad community context, with new horizons in which the European Union speaks more and more applied of multiculturalism, unity through cultural diversity and language, Dolj County Council continues its efforts to promote popular traditions and customs, to help the development and expressing our own identity.

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