2019 is the year dedicated to the Iosefin neighborhood, through the exhibition opened at Theresia bastion entitled: The Iosefin Neighborhood and Valeria dr. Pintea - a novel in an exhibition. The daily life of the Iosefin neighborhood is illustrated through the stories of Valeria dr. Pintea (1893-1984), born Chirița. Originally from Lugoj, she married the doctor Vasile Pintea in 1913 and became a resident of Iosefin, Valeria is a fine observer of daily life and a good storyteller, her memories of the neighborhood and the people reaching us through her niece’s pen - Liana Maria Gomboșiu, author of the novel Valeria dr. Pintea (Marineasa Publishing House, Timisoara, 2013). Citizen of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, then of Romania, Valeria is above all one of the many inhabitants of Iosefin.
Spotlight Heritage is a digital cultural initiative of the Politehnica University of Timișoara realized in partnership with the National Museum of Banat and with the Timișoara Association 2021 European Capital of Culture.