Moldova’s Fight for Freedom: From banned musicians to Eurovision superstars

Moldovan Eurovision singer Pasha Parfeni was one of the few to stand up for freedom. It cost him everything.

Pasha Parfeni on that historic evening in 2016, where he took the stand against the oligarch. Photo credit: Private collection
Moldova’s beloved musician Catalin Josan remembers the difficult days eight years ago. Photo credit: Journo Birds

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Singing for freedom in the 1990s in Moldova.

Moldova’s Singing Revolution

During the Soviet Union, artists and creative people would be given a summerhouse near Chisinau. This became one of the hubs for the freedom fight in the 1980s. Photo credit: Marian Männi

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