The book launches in Chicago of Alina Celia Cumpan's SELFIE ALTRUIST, and Daniel Ionita's TESTAMENT - ANTHOLOGY OF ROMANIAN VERSE - AMERICAN EDITION, have provided the basis of an exciting musical-literary and visual arts event at the beautiful STAN Mansion in Chicago, IL. The event is produced in cooperation by the Australian-Romanian Academy for Culture and RO Stage Thearte Chicago, and has the support of Her Excellency the Romanian Consul General Mihaela Deaconu. Appart from the poets presenting their books, the evening will enjoy the poetry-scenario-recitals from actors Simina Contras, Catalina Vasile and Adrian Grigoras, as well as wonderful music interpreted by amazing artists such as Nicoleta Roman, with Liviu Roman and Valentin Tomescu. The visual art of Alexandru Simionov, Oana Moise and Costel Iarca will also feature in the program. Journalist Marian Petrutza of the North American RomanianPress Association will present the volumes of poetry. Please join us for an evening of beautiful art merging with high energy and entertainment!