The recent appointment of Viorica Dancila as Romania’s first woman prime minister was an opportunity to look at how women are represented in local...

Former boyband singer turned to banking becomes first Romanian to swim the English Channel

Romanian Andrei Rosu managed to finish the second stage of the Arch 2 Arc, the hardest ultra-triathlon in the world, after he swam across...

What would former Romanian tennis player Ion Tiriac change in tennis?

Former Romanian tennis player Ion Tiriac, also a renowned investor in various areas, recently came up with a few proposal to modernize tennis, in...

Romania’s Adrian Ghenie, among most acclaimed at Venice Art Biennale

International critics have acclaimed Romanian painter Adrian Ghenie for his exhibitoon at the Venice Biennale, which opened last weekend. Ghenie’s exhibition Darwin's Room is one...

Romanian gets Sony World Photography Award for pictures of prison matrimonial rooms

A Romanian photographer has landed the ‚Photographer of the year’ at the Sony World Photography Awards, the biggest photo competition in the world. Romanian Cosmin...

Inspiring people: Romanian inventors and discoverers

Romania is known for having given the world some of its greatest minds. Mathematicians, scientists and inventors have successfully represented Romania in international competition...

Romanian gets British Expertise International Rising Talent Award

Young Romanian architect Ana Becheru recently received the Rising Talent Award in the 2015 British Expertise International Awards gala in London. She is the...

Famous Romanian dancer celebrates World Dance Day

Famous Romanian dancer and performer Razvan Mazilu will be the host of a dance show in Bucharest at the end of April. He will be...

Romanians erect statue for their best football player of all time

Famous Romanian football player Gheorghe Hagi, currently owner and manager of the Viitorul football club, had his wish granted: he now has a statue....

Painting by Romanian Adrian Ghenie, auctioned in Romania for the first time

A painting by Romanian artist Adrian Ghenie will be on sale in a Romanian auction for the first time at the end of March. Adrian...

Romanian tennis player makes it to singles semifinals and doubles finals at Rio de...

After Simona Halep’s qualification to the Dubai championship final, another Romanian tennis player has made it to the last legs of an important tennis...

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