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Lottery prize worth over EUR 2.6 M won in Barlad

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The lottery prize worth over EUR 2.6 million was won with a ticket of RON 149 in an agency in Barlad, Vaslui county in eastern Romania on Thursday. Besides the prize, the owner of the lucky ticket also 12 gains ...

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Romanian movie awarded at the Shanghai International Film Festival

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“Fault Condition/ Scurtcircuit”, directed by Catalin Saizescu, the first Romanian movie selected in the official competition of the Shanghai International Film Festival, has won the prize for Outstanding Artistic Achievement on Sunday during the festival’s 20th edition. The organizers have ...

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President Iohannis has been awarded the ‘Hermann Ehlers’ 2016 prize, praises relevant bodies for anti-corruption fight


President Klaus Iohannis was awarded the ‘Hermann Ehlers’ 2016 prize in Kiel, Germany on Wednesday for the role played in the fight against corruption, saying it is an honour both to him and to those who have contributed to Romania’s ...

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Romanian Cristian Mungiu, French Olivier Assayas share the best director award at Cannes

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Director Cristian Mungiu won the best director prize for “Bacalaureat/Graduation” feature film at the 69th edition of Cannes International Film Festival on Sunday evening. Mungiu shared the best director prize with French director Olivier Assayas, for “Personal Shopper”. Mungiu, who ...

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Iain Smith, among TIFF special guests

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The largest film festival in Romania toes the line in Cluj-Napoca in about ten days. The Transylvania International Film Festival (TIFF) will bring a selection of good films, concerts, exhibitions, debates and parties during May 27-June 5. 248 productions in ...

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Romanian loses EUR 3.7m jackpot at the lottery. What happened?


A Romanian could have been richer by EUR 3.7 M. He earned them at the lottery on New Year’s Eve, but failed to claim the money. He had 90 days to take it, with the 90th day-term already expiring. It ...

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Funny travel story on holiday in Maramureș earns UK tourist GBP 1,000

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The report of a funny story experienced by a British tourist during a trip to Maramureș, northern Romania, won a GBP 1,000 prize awarded during an annual contest organized by The Telegraph newspaper. Flossie Baker’s report of an encounter with ...

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