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Categories Literary magazine
Frequency Weekly
Founder Constantin Banu
First issue 22 October 1911; 106 years ago (1911-10-22)
Country Romania
Based in Bucharest
Language Romanian
Website Flacăra

Flacăra (Romanian for "The Flame") is a weekly literary magazine published in Bucharest, Romania.

History and profile[edit]

Flacăra was started in 1911.[1] The first issue was published on 22 October 1911.[2] The founder was Constantin Banu and the magazine covers the articles on the literary work by Romanian writers.[2] The headquarters is in Bucharest.[1] During the Ceauşescu era it was a communist publication and supported the isolation of Romania from Europe together with other magazines.[3]

Following the Romanian revolution of December 1989 George Arion was elected as the editor-in-chief of the magazine.[4]

Flacăra launched its website in 2010.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Central and South-Eastern Europe 2004. Psychology Press. 2003. p. 509. ISBN 978-1-85743-186-5. Retrieved 9 May 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c Cristina Blanaru (12 August 2010). "99 yo Romanian Flacara Magazine finally launched a website". Ad Hugger. Retrieved 17 January 2015. 
  3. ^ Pia Brînzeu (2000). Corridors of Mirrors: The Spirit of Europe in Contemporary British and Romanian Fiction. University Press of America. p. 65. ISBN 978-0-7618-1747-5. Retrieved 17 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "George Arion". Profusion. Retrieved 17 January 2015. 

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