The Romanian “Joc”: music, dance, connection and ancestrality

(by Bogdan Octav) While we were working on this project, we realized as soon as we wanted to translate the original name “Casa Jocului” into English, that the noun “joc” (pronounced “zhok”, literally: “the play”) bears a very specifical concept, that is very familiar to most Romanians, especially among the elder generations. But interesting enough, […]