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Simona Fodor
Senior Editor

Simona joined the Romania Insider team in 2015, first working on our travel guide in English and, later, writing features and interviews for Romania-insider.com. She holds a BA in Romanian and English and an MA in American Studies from the University of Bucharest and started her journalism career in 2003.  Simona divides her time between her hometown Ploiești and Bucharest. While in Ploiești, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking long walks with the family dog. Going through an ever-expanding reading list and traveling, now replaced by travel literature and documentaries, are some of her favorite activities. You can get in touch with her for stories about arts, culture, and travel: [email protected] 

 

21 September 2020

The new railway line connecting Bucharest’s largest train station Gara de Nord to the Henri Coanda International Airport...

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Andrei Chirileasa
Editor-in-Chief

Andrei studied finance at the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies and started his journalism career in 2004 with Ziarul Financiar, the leading financial newspaper in Romania, where he worked for ten years, the last six of which as editor of the capital markets section. He joined the Romania-Insider.com team in 2014 as editor and became Editor-in-Chief in 2016. He currently oversees the daily content published on Romania-Insider.com and likes to stay up to date with everything relevant in business, politics, and life in Romania. Andrei lives with his family in the countryside in Northern Romania, where he built their own house. In his free time, he studies horticulture and tends to his family’s garden. He enjoys foraging in the woods and long walks on the hills and valleys around his village. Email him for story ideas and interviews at [email protected] 

 

21 September 2020

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Romania Insider
14 August 2010

314 foreigners will be sworn in to receive Romanian citizenship on Monday, according to the National Citizenship Authority. The oath is the last step in the citizenship process, following which the Romanian citizenship certificate will be issued. The majority of those who will receive their citizenship come from the Republic of Moldova.

Romania Insider
13 August 2010

The independent theater festival Undercloud will start this Sunday, August 16, on the La Motoare terrace, above the Bucharest National Theater. The festival, which will end on August 31, aims at promoting an independent theater movement and provide a summer theater season for those who love alternative culture.

Romania Insider
13 August 2010

Seven Romanian and international movies will be screened in Crangasi park from August 16, part of the 'Cinema in the park' program. This is the second edition of the events, which will run until August 22. Entry will be free and screenings will start everyday at 21,30 hours. The event is organized by the Bucharest sector 6 city hall and the Transilvania International Film festival (TIFF).

Romania Insider
13 August 2010

Romanian actress Ana Ularu has received the Boccalino award at the International Film festival in Locarno for her role in 'Periferic' movie (translated 'Outbound'), which was selected for the festival's official competition. Boccalino is the critics' award at the Locarno festival.

Romania Insider
13 August 2010

Israeli president Shimon Peres, who started his official visit to Romania on Wednesday, August 11, said the Romanian president Traian Basescu is one of the most important and responsible leaders of the current period. This came after the Romanian president mentioned the country would support NATO and Israel should there be a conflict with Iran.

Romania Insider
14 August 2010

314 foreigners will be sworn in to receive Romanian citizenship on Monday, according to the National Citizenship Authority. The oath is the last step in the citizenship process, following which the Romanian citizenship certificate will be issued. The majority of those who will receive their citizenship come from the Republic of Moldova.

Romania Insider
13 August 2010

The independent theater festival Undercloud will start this Sunday, August 16, on the La Motoare terrace, above the Bucharest National Theater. The festival, which will end on August 31, aims at promoting an independent theater movement and provide a summer theater season for those who love alternative culture.

Romania Insider
13 August 2010

Seven Romanian and international movies will be screened in Crangasi park from August 16, part of the 'Cinema in the park' program. This is the second edition of the events, which will run until August 22. Entry will be free and screenings will start everyday at 21,30 hours. The event is organized by the Bucharest sector 6 city hall and the Transilvania International Film festival (TIFF).

Romania Insider
13 August 2010

Romanian actress Ana Ularu has received the Boccalino award at the International Film festival in Locarno for her role in 'Periferic' movie (translated 'Outbound'), which was selected for the festival's official competition. Boccalino is the critics' award at the Locarno festival.

Romania Insider
13 August 2010

Israeli president Shimon Peres, who started his official visit to Romania on Wednesday, August 11, said the Romanian president Traian Basescu is one of the most important and responsible leaders of the current period. This came after the Romanian president mentioned the country would support NATO and Israel should there be a conflict with Iran.

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