Romania’s King Michael, Queen Elizabeth’s cousin, had blood ties to major European Royal Houses

King Michael I, Romania's last sovereign, was a great-grandson of Queen Victoria and a third-degree cousin of Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain, but...

Romanian spring tradition included on UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list

The Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage has decided that the Romanian tradition of Martisor meets all the conditions to be...

Superstitions and traditions on St. Andrew, the protector of Romania

Romanian Orthodox believers celebrate on November 30 Saint Andrew (Sfantul Andrei), the saint considered the protector of Romania. St. Andrew’s Day is one of the most...

Romanian city, first in the world illuminated with kerosene lamps, 160 years ago

Back in 1857, namely 160 years ago, Romania's capital Bucharest made history as the first city in the world illuminated with kerosene lamps. The year...
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Sumedru’s fire, the Romanian tradition before the day of Saint Dumitru

The Romanians celebrate Saint Dumitru on October 26, this being one of the most important religious holidays of the fall. Many traditions have survived for...

King Michael of Romania turns 96, Bucharest events mark anniversary

King Michael I, Romania’s last monarch, is celebrating his 96th birthday on October 25. To mark the event, the Romanian Royal House is organizing...

Romania celebrates 100 years since the WWI battle of Marasesti

More than 4,000 people attended on Sunday evening, August 6, the ceremony marking 100 years since the battle of Marasesti, which was a turning...

Romanians celebrate Saints Peter and Paul, the protectors of inmates

The Christians in Romania are celebrating Saints Peter and Paul (Sfintii Petru si Pavel) on Thursday, June 29. They are the protectors of prisons...

Romania celebrates National Flag Day

Romania celebrates the National Flag Day today, June 26, and the blue, yellow and red tricolor is flown across the country on this special...

Romanian medieval documents compiled in digital database

Over 55,000 medieval documents from Romania have been digitized and compiled in the first such database in the country, Digi24.ro reported. The database, which can...

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