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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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Society Pendants over the Decades

Current Officers

Robert J. Nicola
Fr. George Coca
Nicholas S. Balamaci
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

What’s in a Name?

The early membership records of the Society Farsarotul provide us with a great deal of information, including place of birth, parents’ names, and year of

“Before the Rain” – A Film Review

    Today, Mr. Manchevski is hopeful about the future of his homeland. He rejects the idea that Balkan nations are doomed to repeat a century-long cycle of


We are pleased to welcome the following new members: Corneliu Mihalexe Warren, MI Horea Hristu Bridgeport, CT We were saddened to learn of the recent

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

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