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The climax of the „thaw”

Dan Ciachir, The climax of the „thaw”
The text recalls the ‘60s, when, on a social and cultural level, Romania is relaxing and the restrictions of the communist regime are „melting down”. The „thaw” was started by Gheorghiu-Dej and boosted by Ceausescu. There was a lot of printing and reading. They allowed significant works of writers to be published, or high quality cultural shows to take place, and daily life was going on almost normally. The causes of this „thaw” are related to the political context of that time.

Keywords: Communist regime in Romania, cultural „thaw”, Ceausescu, the 60s