George Ivașcu Appointed Minister of Culture in Romania

George Ivascu George Ivascu credit: Teatrul Metropolis

BUCHAREST: Actor and theatre director George Ivașcu has been named the new Minister of Culture in Romania, as the Social Democratic Party (PSD) changed its third Prime-Minister since it won the parliamentary elections in November 2016.

The new Government was approved on 29 January 2018.

George Ivașcu is following Lucian Romaşcanu, who was named on 28 June 2017, and Ionuţ Vulpescu, who was re-appointed Minister of Culture in January 2017.

Ivașcu (49) has been the director of the Metropolis Theatre, supported by the Bucharest City Hall, since 2007.