Interview with Alex Fifea about Bambina, The Queen of Flowers/ Bambina, regina florilor (Romania)
Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021
Interview by Rosamaria Kostic Cisneros.
An exciting slice of history unfolds through these stories of Romanian florists. Beginning with the appearance of the first florists, we can see how the Roma people adapted to changes over time. Then, we get to the birth of the flower empire of Lina Georgescu, who was also known as Bambina. She was the most successful woman to reform the flower trade. She built an empire during communism, and after regime changed she coped with the challenges of the free market, too. Her main goal was to support young women like her, so she worked only worked with them. ARTHUB company created this reconstruction of Bambina’s life based on the interviews with her son.
Writer: Alex Fifea, Zita Moldovan, Andrei Serban
Text and documentation: Alex Fifea, Andrei Serban, Nona Serbanescu, Mihai Lukács, Zita Moldovan
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