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22 Nov. 2020 / 15:20

Actor Vlad Ciobanu has died

Mourning in the world of theater. Actor Vlad Ciobanu passed away at the age of 53. The famous actor died in a hospital in Iasi, where he was treated for leukemia, Moldova 1 reports. The actor also became infected with the new Coronavirus, and his condition has worsened lately, he being intubated.

Vlad Ciobanu was the general director of the National Center for Art Education, which deals with the production of cultural projects in various fields: performing arts, music, literature, visual arts and media. He inspired generations of young actors, being a professor at the Academy of Arts in Chisinau. Vlad Ciobanu was a doctoral student at the "George Enescu" University of Arts in Iasi.

The role of the young Eminescu that Vlad Ciobanu played as a teenager was his first appearance in the spotlight. An exceptional achievement under the baton of the late master Emil Loteanu, who marked Vlad's destiny, made him responsible and encouraged him to persevere in the field of theatrical art.

Vlad Ciobanu lived for art, played roles in theater, staged shows, guided as a teacher the future actors and directors at the Academy of Music, Theater and Fine Arts.

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