Romanian Traditions on May 1st – Labor Day

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The meanings of May 1st can be interpreted differently, depending from where they are looked at. While some celebrate the arrival of the sun and summer, the rebirth of the nature and ancient traditions, some are reminded of the riots and protests that created the International Workers Day. By the first half of the 19th […]

Women that changed the world

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As we celebrate women this month we cannot skip honoring some women that accomplished greatness through their actions in either leading and ruling, research, art, education, or sports. We will mention women that changed history for Romania or even for the entire world. Some of them acted bravely in a time when women should not […]

The Infinite Gift that is Brancusi

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“They are all imbeciles those that say about my work that it is abstract; what they call abstract is the purest realism, because reality is not represented by exterior form, but by the idea behind it, by the essence of things.” –Constantin Brancusi This week we celebrate a genius of shapes, a father of creations […]

Bucharest

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Bucharest is the capital of Romania, a country located at the crossroads of Southeastern and Central Europe. Known by its diversity, by the mix of the past with the modern, Bucharest is for sure a destination that will surprise you with all its secrets. For example, did you know that Bucharest was formerly called Little Paris? That […]