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Analysis. Behind the scenes of two leading performing arts festivals in the world

Cultural Calendar October 13, 2017 15:39 0 comments BR Exclusive

In the artistic scene of superlatives, I was lucky enough to attend two of the most well-known performing arts festivals of the world this summer: the 70th edition of The Edinburgh International Festival (Edinfest), the…more »

Interview. Brian Gallagher (United Way Worldwide): “All education should be accessible to anyone”

Interviews October 11, 2017 09:24 0 comments BR Exclusive

Have you ever thought of the cause and effect of inequality and how leaders of the world can best address its challenges? It may sound very political and distant from Romania, but in reality, it’s…more »

Changing inequality: an NGO leads the way

News October 09, 2017 10:30 0 comments BR Exclusive

Have you ever thought of the cause and effect of inequality and how leaders of the world can best address its challenges? It may sound very political and distant from Romania, but in reality, it’s…more »

Enescu Festival: decoding contemporary music with Graham Fitkin

Concerts October 06, 2017 10:59 0 comments BR Exclusive

At this edition of the Enescu Festival, a premiere took place: thirty of the most influential contemporary composers of the moment participated in debates on music issues within a unique event, the International Forum of…more »

When Morgan Freeman talks to a Romanian woman …

Media & Marketing September 14, 2017 22:00 0 comments BR Exclusive

... it becomes viral. If you don't know what am I talking about, you probably missed the best-viral-wow brand activation of the year in Romania. As Madalin Nitis, Marketing Manager of Visa said, "Morgan Freeman…more »

When the other Romanian capital hosts film festival

Cultural Calendar September 11, 2017 19:05 0 comments BR Exclusive

Besides the outstanding Alba Carolina citadel, which was recently face lifted and looks pretty incredible, there is not much to be said about Alba Iulia in cultural terms. At least this was my opinion regarding…more »

Spa review: Indulge in a city break for wellness near Bucharest

Wellness September 08, 2017 14:44 0 comments BR Exclusive

It takes you exactly one hour from northern Bucharest to Sky Blue Hotel & Spa, a wellness and spa center situated in Paulestii Noi, near Ploiesti city. And there you’ll find well(ness) treats, from accommodation…more »

This weekend at Enescu Festival

Cultural Calendar September 08, 2017 09:40 0 comments

Each September brings the magic of national composer George Enescu to Bucharest, this time with the festival itself. The spirit of George Enescu is celebrated through his works and the younger generations of performers he…more »

Today at Enescu Festival: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

Concerts September 06, 2017 16:58 0 comments

Each September brings the magic of national composer George Enescu to Bucharest, this time with the festival itself. The spirit of George Enescu is celebrated through his works and the younger generations of performers he…more »

Today at Enescu Festival: Romanian National Youth Orchestra and Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

Cultural Calendar September 05, 2017 16:19 0 comments

Each September brings the magic of national composer George Enescu to Bucharest, this time with the festival itself. The spirit of George Enescu is celebrated through his works and the younger generations of performers he…more »

Analysis: Enescu Festival brings music magic back to Bucharest

Cultural Calendar September 05, 2017 15:22 0 comments BR Exclusive

Each September brings the magic of national composer George Enescu to Bucharest, this time with the festival itself. The spirit of George Enescu is celebrated through his works and the younger generations of performers he…more »

Today at Enescu Festival: Russian National Orchestra and the magic of recitals

Cultural Calendar September 04, 2017 15:54 0 comments

Each September brings the magic of national composer George Enescu to Bucharest, this time with the festival itself. The spirit of George Enescu is celebrated through his works and the younger generations of performers he…more »

Today at Enescu Festival: Russian National Orchestra and London Philharmonic Players

Cultural Calendar September 04, 2017 13:01 0 comments

Each September brings the magic of national composer George Enescu to Bucharest, this time with the festival itself. Enescu's spirit is celebrated through his works and the younger generations of performers he inspired, enlivening Bucharest…more »

Divan Film Festival: when Balkan food means Balkan love

Cultural Calendar August 21, 2017 13:20 0 comments BR Exclusive

The third day of the Divan Film Festival is that particular moment when Mircea Dinescu brings to Craiova some of the specialties of Cetate Harbour, the magic place where Balkan food meets Balkan spirit and…more »

Divan Film Festival: when theatre brings you close to Home

Cultural Calendar August 20, 2017 12:10 0 comments BR Exclusive

The second day of Divan Film Festival has brought to the city of Craiova the traditional theatre play which was selected from Ideo Ideis Theatre Festival, where children and youngsters all over Romania come to…more »

Divan Film Festival: Give Romanians a taraf to start buzzing

Cultural Calendar August 19, 2017 11:43 0 comments BR Exclusive

There are a lot of sayings and stories about the Balkan spirit. It’s the joy, the mood, the music, the food, the fun and definitely the ongoing party we are living on as people of…more »

Romanian movie Meda returns from Sarajevo Film Festival with two awards

Cinema August 17, 2017 22:41 0 comments

The 23rd edition of Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF) just announced its winners, and the Romanian movie Meda or the not so bright side of things received two awards, for best director - Emanuel Parvu and…more »

Oxford for Romania fundraising campaign needs supporters

News August 17, 2017 08:36 0 comments

At this second edition of Oxford for Romania where ambitious Romanian students coming from less privileged backgrounds have the chance to experience one week of education at Oxford, in a summer school, a fundraising campaign…more »

TIFF 2015

Lights, camera, on: who’s behind the cameras at TIFF?

Cultural Calendar August 08, 2017 09:10 0 comments BR Exclusive

It’s been two months now since the great Transylvania International Film Festival (TIFF) 2017 has ended. I’m pretty sure that most of the highlights of this edition already appeared in your newsfeed, whether Facebook, Instagram…more »

Behind the camera lens of TIFF 2017 with photographer Raluca Ciornea

Cinema August 08, 2017 09:08 0 comments BR Exclusive

Transylvania International Film Festival (TIFF) was full of surprises this year, offering a great selection of movies and special events. I’m pretty sure that most of the highlights of this edition already appeared in your…more »