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Popescu flaunts couture luxury gowns at Romanian Festival
Jun '14
New York-based Romanian artist and Fashion Designer Alexandra Popescu-York participated at the Romanian Festival on Broadway on June 22, 2014, where she presented unique couture luxury gowns from her 2014 “GranD’Or” Fashion Collection.
The Romania Day Festival – a tradition among Romanians living in the tri-state area, took place on Broadway, between Liberty Street and Battery Park/ Bowling Green Plaza, and attracted over 25,000 people who enjoyed the day in an original Romanian setting, in the heart of New York City. Artists from both Romania and the United States participated at this extraordinary event that celebrates the Romanian history, culture, values and traditions.
Community leaders, artists, politicians, diplomats and several high-ranking American officials joined the largest Romanian Diaspora in the world, to celebrate the Romanian Festival. Among the list of invitees were Honorable Loretta Sanchez, Congresswoman (D) CA, Co-Chair Romanian Caucus US Congress; H.E. Bogdan Stanoevici – Minister Delegate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Honorable Ioana Costache, Consul General of Romania in New York, H.E. Simona Miculescu – Romanian Ambassador to the UN, H.E. Iulina Buga – Romanian Ambassador to Washington DC, Honorable Chuck Schumer, Congressman (D) NY –Senator, Honorable Peter King (R) – Congressman, and Mrs. Elizabeth Dali – Director, Division for International Business and Diplomatic Affairs.
Popescu-York was born in Romania, and made her first major debut in New York City in February 2014, when she presented a collection of high-fashion couture and paintings during the Couture Fashion Week New York, with Fashion Designer and Producer of Couture Fashion Week, Andres Aquino. The artist states that her artwork is “emotional, vivid and symbolic, combining my design work in the fashion industry with a true passion for painting. I created a style uniquely my own, a bridge between fashion and art.”

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