Romanian Superlatives 2021 in Astrohumanistic Creativity (2)
Astroart Exhibition of the Sirius Astronomical Association
By Andrei Dorian Gheorghe (astro-photo-poem-essay) and Florin Alexandru Stancu (design)
The Sirius Astronomical Association was founded in 2001 by teacher Ioan Adam, later impressing, nationally and internationally, through its remarkable and complex results from astronomy of children and youth to astronomy of adults and seniors.
In September 2021, “Sirius” celebrated 20 years of existence through a great national event in the town of Barlad, where the anniversary gala was adorned by the biggest and best astroart exhibition ever organized in Romania, a selection from its former national contests called “Dreaming of the Stars”.
I dedicate the following astro-tanka (“short song”) to this superb initiative, as a representative cooperation between the Sirius Astronomical Association and the Romanian Society for Meteors and Astronomy (SARM), and a superior form of cosmopoetry:
and astroart - another
form of creation,
a gentle variation…