So far, 2017 has turned out to be an agitated year, making several questions acutely (and painfully) relevant: how did Romania get here, what...

The retreat near Bucharest that charms foreigners and Romanians for leisure and team buildings

A holiday village 40 kilometers from Bucharest is attracting foreigners from over 100 countries, as well as Romanian corporates who go there either for...

In sickness and health: A couple’s story and their cafe for life in Bucharest

Smaranda Milu Némethi and her husband Dan Milu, photographer now turned barista, have recently opened a cafe downtown Bucharest, behind Cocor shopping center. Smaranda...

Century-old Romanian soap brand adds Australia as export market

Romanian soap-brand Cheia, established more than 130 years ago, is looking to add Australia as an export market, local Economica.net reports. The brand, which was...

Romanian bakers’ expect record sales of traditional Easter sweets this year

The business with pasca (traditional Easter cake in Romania) is to hit a new record this Easter, as the bakers are expected to include...

Study: Almost all Romanians celebrate Easter but not all of them know what the...

Almost all the respondents to a study carried out by IRES said that they are celebrating Easter (98%), but only 87% know that Christians...

Romania’s Oltenia region will be celebrated on March 21

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis promulgated on Thursday the law that establishes Oltenia’s Day, which will be celebrated on March 21. Oltenia is a region in...

Easter in Romania: Holy Light to be brought from Jerusalem by plane this Saturday

Similar to previous years, a delegation of the Romanian Patriarchy will bring the Holy Light from Jerusalem to Romania this Saturday, by plane. The Romanian...

Romania-themed gifts to give this Easter

The Easter holidays usually have less of a gift-giving side than the winter ones, with the focus traditionally on gifts for children. Still, for...
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videoRomanian film review – What to Watch in April: Far From Here & Portraits...

If your are looking for a Romanian film to watch at the cinema these days, there are no less than three to choose from....

2017 Easter calendar: Brunches and fairs in Bucharest

Easter, which will be celebrated on April 16 this year, is one of the most important holidays in Romania. If you happen to be in...
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