ARTEXIM
is a public institution subordinated to the Ministry of Culture and Religious, which functions according to Government’s Decision 342/1990 and is financed from extra-budget incomes.

In frame of its updating activity, the target of ARTEXIM was to apply the cultural program of the Ministry of Culture and Religious and to continue the cultural politic of the institution, in accordance with the European standards assigned by institution’s affiliation to the International Federations and Associations in the field.

The artistic activity of ARTEXIM was carried on in the following directions:

1.The organizing of prestigious performances in Bucharest and in the country

- Pop Music International Festival “Bucharest” – editions 1991,1992,1993, with participation of pop singers in Europe, America and Asia
- “Golden Stag” Festival in Brasov – participation in organizing all editions
- Extraordinary concerts with participation of Placido Domingo( April 1994), Luciano Pavarotti (August 1999), Jose Carreras (October 2000)
- Artistic management of artists and ensembles abroad:
         2004 – Nacho Duato
         2004 – Wiener Staatsopernballet
- Initiator of Christmas Concerts
        - First edition in 1992 with the extraordinary participation of Ileana Cotrubas, Marina Krilovici, Viorica Cortez, Ionel Pantea
        - Richard Cleiderman (1994 and 2003) and Katia Riciarelli (1996), Angela Gheorghiu (2004)
- “World Music Days” Festival – September/October 1999( event of Ministry of Culture organized in cooperation with Composers’ and Musicologists’ Union in Romania and World Society of Contemporary Music)

2. The organization of “George Enescu” International Festival and Competition- all editions after 1989

3. The organization of “Arts Festival” – 2004

4. National Theatre Festival “Ion Luca Caragiale” – 2003 and 2004 edition (event of Ministry of Culture and Religious organized in cooperation with UNITER)

5. Organizing of international tours with “premiere” performances for Romanian Cultural Institutions:

- National Opera tour in Great Britain (autumn 1994) whose top moment was the performance at Royal Albert Hall in London ( first tour in this country)
- National Opera tour in Japan ( May-June 1999) which included performances in Tokyo( first tour in this country)
- National Opera participation in frame of well-known Festival in Athens with “Oedipe “ performance, staged by Andrei Serban(1996) – first performance of Enescu’s opera in Athens and in frame of Dimitria Festival – Thesaloniki with “Aida” performance- autumn 2003
- “Transilvania“ Philharmonic Orchestra – Cluj participation in extraordinary concerts with Jose Carreras, Angela Gheorghiu and Roberto Alagna in Spain (1999) as well as together with “Deep Purple” Band in the important European tour of symphonic rock concerts – September- November 2000

6. Young talents’ promotion abroad

- Supporting of participation in international competitions of many young singers who later on became well known names of Romania’s cultural profile, as messengers of Romanian art on important worldwide stages: Ruxandra Donose, Roxana Stangaciu-Briban, Iulia Isaev, Marius Brenciu, Ana Camelia Stefanescu, Celia Costea, Alexandru Tomescu, Irina Ionescu, Alexandru Badea, Paul Basacopol, Mariana Colpos, Matei Varga, Mara Dorin, Silvia Simionescu, Stefan Ignat and others.

In 1994, as a recognition of its entire activity, ARTEXIM was the only Artist’s Management Agency in Romania granted as full member of “Association Europenne des Agents Artistique”; in 1996 it was co-opted in “International Artists Management Association”. These affiliations lead to the continuos increase of Agency’s prestige and to the acknowledgement of professionalism proofed during years of activity. In the same time these successes oblige ARTEXIM to keep the same high level of its activity.

Due to its seriousness and professional activity related to the organization of “George Enescu” International Festival, ARTEXIM was admitted as representative of this prestigious event in European Festivals Association (1997). ARTEXIM managed, in 1991, 1995, 1998, 2001, 2003 and 2005 editions, some of the most important artistic ensembles and world performers.

ARTEXIM has a portfolio with more than eight hundred addresses of worldwide performing arts centers with which has correspondence and professional relationships.

ARTEXIM will definitely continue the management of individual artists, on contractual basis, promoting in the same time young talents who distinguished themselves during the several organized auditions .