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Corina Chirileasa
Managing Partner & Shareholder

Corina holds a BA in Journalism and started as a business journalist in Romania in 2005. She became an entrepreneur in 2010, when she founded Romania-Insider.com. Currently based in Northern Romania. Corina is now the Managing Partner of City Compass Media, and manages all of the group's media projects, online, print and events. She is passionate about media trends, business & economic developments, change management. She enjoys life in the countryside, photography, gardening, and spending time with her family and their dogs. Get in touch with her by e-mail: [email protected]

17 August 2010

15 years ago, Kingsley Nwabia chose art - or, as he likes to say, was chosen by art. More than 200 paintings and a book after, he finds himself in Romania, where he settled in 2005. One hot summer afternoon, Romania Insider has talked to Kingsley- a natural born story teller too- in his Bucharest apartment, surrounded by an ad-hoc exhibition of his paintings.

Romania Insider
12 August 2010

Romanians have long ago started to play songs with English lyrics- and sometimes even went for more exotic languages: Portuguese, Brasilian. The sound is sometimes so good that you can't tell from a first audition whether it is a Romanian or a foreign song. There are several Romanian-born songs which became top of the list this summer on radio shows and in clubs. Here are the first three of them.

Romania Insider
12 August 2010

he Muddy Volcanoes in Buzau county are not the volcanoes you would expect. They're not the big, real volcanoes that scare off people and clog the European airspace with volcanic ash. Not by far. But they're a pretty amazing thing, hidden somewhere in the Buzau mountains.

Romania Insider
12 August 2010

Eugen Ionescu is a famous Romanian playwright who has developed a wide variety of surrealistic techniques in dramatics. His works initially labeled as avant-garde, helped him become one of the main playwrights of what is known as the Theater of the Absurd.

Romania Insider
11 August 2010

You might have listened to a Suie Paparude song recently, maybe without knowing the name of the band. Its recent song Soundcheck has quickly spread across Romania as it is broadcast on most radio stations.

Romania Insider
11 August 2010

The name of the alternative rock band Omul cu Sobolani, translated as 'The Man with Rats' has its roots in Freud's book, Rat-man.
The band was set up in 1997 in Constanta. OCS is made of Dan Amariei (vocals) Nicolae Arama (quitar), Cezar Panait (bass) and Mihnea Drobota (drums). The band has launched five albums so far, an EP and a single.

Romania Insider
11 August 2010

Gheorghe Hagi - “The Maradona of the Carpathians”, as he has been labeled by the media, is seen as the greatest Romanian football player of all times. He was the first Romanian who has played for European top clubs such as Real Madrid, Barcelona and Galatasaray. Through his outstanding dribbles, vision, execution of pass and shots from distance, he managed to impose himself as one of the world’s best players alongside Maradona or Pelé.

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Corina Chirileasa
Managing Partner & Shareholder

Corina holds a BA in Journalism and started as a business journalist in Romania in 2005. She became an entrepreneur in 2010, when she founded Romania-Insider.com. Currently based in Northern Romania. Corina is now the Managing Partner of City Compass Media, and manages all of the group's media projects, online, print and events. She is passionate about media trends, business & economic developments, change management. She enjoys life in the countryside, photography, gardening, and spending time with her family and their dogs. Get in touch with her by e-mail: [email protected]

17 August 2010

15 years ago, Kingsley Nwabia chose art - or, as he likes to say, was chosen by art. More than 200 paintings and a book after, he finds himself in Romania, where he settled in 2005. One hot summer afternoon, Romania Insider has talked to Kingsley- a natural born story teller too- in his Bucharest apartment, surrounded by an ad-hoc exhibition of his paintings.

Romania Insider
12 August 2010

Romanians have long ago started to play songs with English lyrics- and sometimes even went for more exotic languages: Portuguese, Brasilian. The sound is sometimes so good that you can't tell from a first audition whether it is a Romanian or a foreign song. There are several Romanian-born songs which became top of the list this summer on radio shows and in clubs. Here are the first three of them.

Romania Insider
12 August 2010

he Muddy Volcanoes in Buzau county are not the volcanoes you would expect. They're not the big, real volcanoes that scare off people and clog the European airspace with volcanic ash. Not by far. But they're a pretty amazing thing, hidden somewhere in the Buzau mountains.

Romania Insider
12 August 2010

Eugen Ionescu is a famous Romanian playwright who has developed a wide variety of surrealistic techniques in dramatics. His works initially labeled as avant-garde, helped him become one of the main playwrights of what is known as the Theater of the Absurd.

Romania Insider
11 August 2010

You might have listened to a Suie Paparude song recently, maybe without knowing the name of the band. Its recent song Soundcheck has quickly spread across Romania as it is broadcast on most radio stations.

Romania Insider
11 August 2010

The name of the alternative rock band Omul cu Sobolani, translated as 'The Man with Rats' has its roots in Freud's book, Rat-man.
The band was set up in 1997 in Constanta. OCS is made of Dan Amariei (vocals) Nicolae Arama (quitar), Cezar Panait (bass) and Mihnea Drobota (drums). The band has launched five albums so far, an EP and a single.

Romania Insider
11 August 2010

Gheorghe Hagi - “The Maradona of the Carpathians”, as he has been labeled by the media, is seen as the greatest Romanian football player of all times. He was the first Romanian who has played for European top clubs such as Real Madrid, Barcelona and Galatasaray. Through his outstanding dribbles, vision, execution of pass and shots from distance, he managed to impose himself as one of the world’s best players alongside Maradona or Pelé.

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