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Explore the history and evolution of the Society Farsharotu, from its founding to the present day, and that of the wider Aromanian community in the US and globally.

Letters, Journals & Programs

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Memorabilia

Society Pendants over the Decades

Current Officers

President
Robert J. Nicola
Vice-President
Fr. George Coca
Secretary
Nicholas S. Balamaci
Treasurer
George C. Fatsy

Our Past Presidents

From left: Bill Balamaci, Nick Fatse, Dina Vanghele, Bob Nicola, Andrea Colimitra, George Fatsy, & Aurel Ciufecu

Articles Regarding Founding

History of the Society Farsarotul

While benevolent societies have existed for many centuries, the specific roots of the Society Farsarotul may lie in the guild system of Ottoman cities. Guilds

From Our Newsletter

An Interview with Dr. Hristo N. Colakovski

CORRESPONDENT’S PREFACE: This piece developed in the first three months of 1993. Because of mutual busy schedules, I incorporated Hristo’s written responses to my initial

A Brief History of the Society Farsarotul

The founding members were Nicolae Cican, Spiru Cican, Nasta Cican, Dina Cican, Dimitrie St. Carabina, Hrista L. Carabina, and Ilie Culetsu. As membership increased, branches

Cultural Forum: The Poet George Perdichi

George Perdichi was born in 1912 in the village of Perivoli and studied literature in Rumania. The fortunes of Hitler’s war brought him to America,

Community News

The Society notes with great sadness the passing of our dear member and benefactor Theodore Tonna in April of 1987. Mr. Tonna, originally from Bituli

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America is a group of groups: Probably every culture in the world is represented here. Within each group, there are some individuals who take an active interest in cultural matters and look after culture on behalf of the wider group. We are Americans first, but we understand what we bring to American culture, too.