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Did you know that some of Santa’s workshops are in Romania? | Key destinations

Food & Wine December 15, 2017 15:24 0 comments BR Exclusive

Although most of the Christmas decorations are made in China – fortunately or unfortunately, it depends, some of the Christmas decorations that are currently on the market are made in Romania. And Santa has several…more »

Analysis. A corking business: wine-ing it up in Romania and Bordeaux

Food & Wine December 08, 2017 14:35 0 comments BR Exclusive

Are you one of those drinkers who find the concept of wine appreciation and wine tasting intimidating, or purchase bottles based on the picture on the label or the price, rather than the taste? To…more »

Christmas fairs to check out in Romania

News December 07, 2017 12:01 0 comments BR Exclusive

It’s nearly Christmas so everything goes festive, from city centre’s to shops. Where to go and what to expect? BR is on hand to help you navigate the festive maze through the top cities of…more »

Christmas ideas – Made in Romania

News December 07, 2017 11:49 0 comments BR Exclusive

The most wonderful period of the year has arrived, when most central city streets suddenly acquire a sparkle and spontaneous caroling is on the order of the day. The lights are on, the parties have…more »

Interview. Alex Govoreanu (Questo): Start the Questo and explore the city

Interviews November 21, 2017 09:47 0 comments BR Exclusive

A team of Romanian entrepreneurs has launched a free city tour exploration app that helps you discover authentic places and stories by going on a quest. Each quest is a walking tour where you have…more »

Next big thing in innovation design: a library of MATERials

Interviews November 17, 2017 08:34 0 comments

If you work in the Romanian creative sector, then you have probably heard the talk of the town: the recently launched library of materials, the biggest one in this part of Europe. MATER is a…more »

Zoita Delia Calinescu: Romanian contemporary artist going international

News November 10, 2017 14:54 0 comments BR Exclusive

“I see the world in colors, silencing it through black and white and then letting it scream through sound and image.” This is the belief of the Romanian contemporary artist Zoita Delia Calinescu, who is…more »

Astra Film Festival: where documentaries bring more than a cinematic experience

Events October 24, 2017 18:20 0 comments BR Exclusive

Sibiu is considered one of the cultural spots of Romania, with a cultural agenda well designed and remarkable implemented by the locals, with the help of all sorts of authorities and sponsors. But besides the…more »

Interview. Making music: a talk with Daniel Miller

Interviews October 20, 2017 16:13 0 comments BR Exclusive

Founder of Mute Records, the label that was responsible for providing a platform for Depeche Mode, Yazoo, Erasure, Nick Cave and Moby, among others, Daniel Miller is certainly one of the most important figures in…more »

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 »