Iuliana Roata is the Artistic & Cultural Director of the Honorary Consul of Romania to Connecticut since 2018. She develops proposals for artistic programs showcasing Romanian culture to American and Romanian audiences in CT, organizes the artistic program at Romanian festivals in CT. She coordinates any desirable programs to advance CT-based cultural education among first generation Romanians in CT as well as showcasing Romanian culture to American audiences and undertakes any other projects mutually agreed upon with the Honorary Consul and which would advance the mission of the Honorary Consulate.
Iuliana is a performing artist and an active member of the Romanian Diaspora in New England, originally from Vatra Dornei, Romania. Iuliana holds a Certificate in Advanced Studies in Administration and a Sixth Year Degree in Advanced Studies in Literacy, CLSP from University of Sacred Heart, Fairfield, CT, and she also earned a Master Degree in Elementary Education from University of Bridgeport, CT. Iuliana is a former elementary teacher and literacy coach, currently working as an Assistant Principal at Stillmeadow Elementary School in Stamford, CT. In addition to her dedication to the youngsters and the public education, Iuliana has been an important member of the Romanian diaspora in Fairfield County: she was the choir director of the St. Dimitrie Orthodox Church from 2013 to 2016 and she is one of the founders of the Holy Brancoveanu Martyrs Romanian Orthodox Church and the current choir director and member of its parish council. Iuliana has been an ambassador of the Romanian culture and heritage at various International Festivals in New England, including the Performance Arts of New England Cultural Events, Romanian National Day in Boston, and The Romanian Day on Broadway. Iuliana has collaborated with the Romanian televisions such as National TV, ETNO, TVR Iasi and TRV Mures and the Romanian Radio Stations in the Romanian diasporas from around the world, not only to share her traditional folk music but also to promote and share the way Romanian communities take pride in their Romanian origins. She can be reached at (603)682-9201 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org