Between March and September 2017, Cluj County Council, „Octavian Goga” Cluj County Library and A.N.B.P.R. organise a new „Battle of the books” reading contest. Children aged 11 to 13, teenagers aged 14 to 18 and adults may enrol. Enrolment is done at all sections and subsidiaries, throughout the duration of the contest. Children have the possibility to read in Romanian and English, teenagers – in Romanian, Hungarian and English, and the adults – in Romanian. For the Romanian respectively Hungarian sections, 10 titles are proposed for reading, and for the English sections – 5 titles. The entrance permit to the library is obligatory. All the 10 books in contest must be read until September 2017. A reading sheet will be handed when enrolling, where one may write down their impressions on the book. When returning the book one has read, one will receive a Reading notebook, where he will give 1 to 5 points for each book he read (1 point for a minimum score, 5 points for a maximum score). Teenagers may choose the digital format of the Reading sheet. The final will take place in October. The finalists´ list will be announced 20 days before the event. The finalists (the participants who go through all the 10 titles) will be invited to the library, where they will be explained how the finale will take place. The finalists may be accompanied by supporters: classmates, teachers, parents. The finale will include: the Convince me to read! debate, where the participants will argue for their favourite book; a contest on the read books; judging and the award ceremony. The participant who will argue best his favourite book and who will answer the best to the questions will become the Reader of the year. The most requested and highest score book will become the Book of the year. Other awards: Best reading sheet, Best pleading. The contest´s results will be promoted in the media and on line. For the adults, the Battle of the books will be in the form of a reading club, with regular meetings where they will discuss the titles proposed for reading, and in the end they vote the Book of the year.
Enrolment: Children´s section: firstname.lastname@example.org (books in Romanian)
Teenagers´ section: email@example.com (books in Romanian and Hungarian)
Adult section: adulți@bjc.ro (books in Romanian)
American Corner: firstname.lastname@example.org (for children and teenagers, books in English)
The list of books: http://www.bjc.ro/new/files/acasa/lista_titlurilor.pdf;
Every week, from Tuesday till Friday between 8 and 12 AM, you may visit the Communal Museum from Tulgheș.
Between the 15th and the 30th of May 2017 the Toplița „George Sbârcea” Town Library organises a photo contest, entitled „Don´t hasten the pace”, on the Library´s Facebook page. Thus, the competitors must upload 5 relevant photos of their locality on the Town Library´s Facebook page, tag #nugrabipasul, but also on their Facebook page, with the same tag, inviting their friends to like them. The most beautiful 20 photos will be published in the topLITERA magazine. The most beautiful 5 photos will be awarded by the care of the magazine´s sponsors, and at the end of the year there will be an exhibition of all the posted photos.
On Monday, the 15th of May 2017, from 10:30 and 12:00 AM, at the Community Centre from Toplița the play „Înșir´-te mărgărite”by Victor Eftimiu will be performed by the actors of the Ariel Theatre Company from Târgu Mureș. The price of a ticket is of 6 lei. The tickets may be purchased from the Tourist Information Centre, daily between 10 AM and 4 PM.
On Wednesday, the 17th of May 2017, from 4 PM, at the Community Centre from Toplița there will be a casting call for the Ludicus company.
On Wednesday, the 17th of May 2017, from 4 PM, at the „George Sbârcea” Town Library from Toplița a book release will take place, namely „Lumina lumii” by Mihaela Pop.
On Wednesday, the 17th of May 2017, the weekly fair in Sărmaș will take place at the Food market.
Between the 18th and the 21st of May 2017, in Toplița people celebrate the Hungarian Culture Days. Organisers: the Local Council and Town Hall of Toplița, the „Kemény János” Alma Mater Association, the „Kemény János” High school, UDMR Toplița and the „Kemény János” Foundation. The
Între 18 și 21.05.2017, la Toplița se sărbătoresc Zilele Culturii Maghiare. Organizatori: Consiliul Local și Primăria Municipiului Toplița, Asociația Alma Mater „Kemény János”, Liceul Teoretic „Kemény János”, UDMR Toplița și Fundația „Kemény János”. From the program:
On Thursday, the 18th of May 2017, at 7 PM, at the Community Centre from Toplița – The „Lecsó-Macsó kabaré” show of the Gruppen Hecc Theatre Company from Târgu Mureș. Free entrance.
On Friday, the 19th of May 2017, at 5 PM, at the Community Centre from Toplița – The yearly show of the „Kemény János” High school.
On Saturday, the 20th of May 2017, at 7 PM, at the Community Centre from Toplița – A Kristóf Katalin and Milán concert. Free entrance.
On Sunday, the 21st of May 2017, at 12 AM, at the Community Centre from Toplița – A folk dances show. Guest: Kilyén Ilka.
On Thursday, the 18th of May 2017, at 5 PM, the „Login in to you” project release will take place at the „George Sbârcea” Town Library from Toplița.
On Thursday, the 18th of May 2017, the weekly fair in Subcetate will take place at the Food market.
On Sunday, the 21st of May 2017, the weekly fair in Bilbor will take place at the Food market.