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Irina Marica
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Irina holds a BA in Journalism and has been part of the Romania-Insider.com team since its early days in 2011. She likes to keep the Romania-insider.com readers informed every day. Irina reports on various topics, on a wide range of areas such as politics, social or entertainment. She also writes travel or leisure articles, as well as interviews. She splits her time between Sinaia, her hometown, and Bucharest. Being born and raised in a mountain town, Irina loves spending time in nature, but she also likes to read, write, listen to music, travel, teach her dog new tricks and listen to other people’s stories (so don’t hesitate to contact her for an interview if you have an interesting story that you want to share with the Romania-insider.com readers). She dreams to visit Iceland one day and maybe get to see the Arctic Monkeys play live.  You can send her press releases or feedback on her stories by emailing [email protected]

 

Watching the skies: International Astronomy Olympiad takes place in Romanian city this summer

Romania will host the eighth edition of the International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics. The event will take place between August 1 and August 10 in Suceava and Gura Humorului, in the Bucovina region, in north-eastern Romania.

The event will bring foreign students and their team leaders and observers from 30 countries around the world to the famous Bucovina region, one of Romania's most famous touristic areas.

The Olympiad will be organized with the involvement of Stefan cel Mare University, the Suceava County School Inspectorate and Signus Scientific Society. A total of 225 participants from 50 countries are expected to take part in the event, reports local Mediafax.

The event will also include visits to the Planetarium in Suceava. Students will stay in the Suceava University campus, and team leaders and observers, at the Best Western Hotel in Gura Humorului.

The International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics is an annual astronomy competition for high school students. The event's website here.

Last year, the Olympiad took place in Greece, and Romania's team came out 23rd, out of 39 countries. The winner was the South Korean team. Singapore and Indonesia came second and third.

Irina Popescu, [email protected]

(photo source: courtesy Flickr user Andrin0 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8752263310/, distributed under Creative Commons license)

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Irina Marica
Senior Editor

Irina holds a BA in Journalism and has been part of the Romania-Insider.com team since its early days in 2011. She likes to keep the Romania-insider.com readers informed every day. Irina reports on various topics, on a wide range of areas such as politics, social or entertainment. She also writes travel or leisure articles, as well as interviews. She splits her time between Sinaia, her hometown, and Bucharest. Being born and raised in a mountain town, Irina loves spending time in nature, but she also likes to read, write, listen to music, travel, teach her dog new tricks and listen to other people’s stories (so don’t hesitate to contact her for an interview if you have an interesting story that you want to share with the Romania-insider.com readers). She dreams to visit Iceland one day and maybe get to see the Arctic Monkeys play live.  You can send her press releases or feedback on her stories by emailing [email protected]

 

Watching the skies: International Astronomy Olympiad takes place in Romanian city this summer

Romania will host the eighth edition of the International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics. The event will take place between August 1 and August 10 in Suceava and Gura Humorului, in the Bucovina region, in north-eastern Romania.

The event will bring foreign students and their team leaders and observers from 30 countries around the world to the famous Bucovina region, one of Romania's most famous touristic areas.

The Olympiad will be organized with the involvement of Stefan cel Mare University, the Suceava County School Inspectorate and Signus Scientific Society. A total of 225 participants from 50 countries are expected to take part in the event, reports local Mediafax.

The event will also include visits to the Planetarium in Suceava. Students will stay in the Suceava University campus, and team leaders and observers, at the Best Western Hotel in Gura Humorului.

The International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics is an annual astronomy competition for high school students. The event's website here.

Last year, the Olympiad took place in Greece, and Romania's team came out 23rd, out of 39 countries. The winner was the South Korean team. Singapore and Indonesia came second and third.

Irina Popescu, [email protected]

(photo source: courtesy Flickr user Andrin0 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/8752263310/, distributed under Creative Commons license)

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