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Cross on Caraiman to be restored

The Cross on the Caraiman Peak, one of the most famous monuments in Romania, will be restored. The cross commemorating the Romanian heroes killed in the WWI is perched on the Caraiman Peak in Bucegi Mountains. The revamping project mounts ...

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Four events prompting traffic restrictions in Bucharest this weekend

Traffic on several avenues in Bucharest will be restricted this weekend due to more events such as “Memories from Childhood” Festival”, “Street Delivery” festival, Race for the cure” cross and “I am not invisible” event. “Memories from Childhood” festival for ...

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The Epiphany Day in Romania: Men jump into the cold water while women dream about their chosen one

The Epiphany Day is one of the most important holidays both for Orthodox and Catholic Christians. Romanian Christians celebrate the Epiphany, ‘Boboteaza’ in Romania, on January 6, the day Jesus was baptized in the Jordan River by John the Baptist. ...

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Over 37,000 participants at the “Biggest Sports Hour” in 2016

During June – August 2016, Telekom Romania, in partnership with SmartAtletic and Getfit, has organized the 6th edition of the sports and movements festival “The Biggest Sports Hour” in Bucharest, Brasov and Mamaia. All in all, over 37,000 people from ...

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Four Algerians, one Moroccan, caught while illegally crossing Romania

Four Algerian citizens and another one from Morocco have been caught while attempting to illegally cross the border from Serbia to Romania, the Romanian Border Police informed on Tuesday. The immigrants told the border policemen they were trying to get ...

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Three Romanians want to cross the Atlantic in 60 days

Three Romanians want to embark on a bold mission, to cross the Atlantic in just 60 days on a rowing boat. Andrei Rosu, the corporate employer who became the only Romanian who ever swam The English Channel, is getting ready ...

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La Grunj, the Copacabana Sugar Loaf from Buzău

“La Grunj” White Stone is a geological natural reservation in Mânzălești village, Buzău County, in one of the most spectacular regions in the Curvature Sub-Carpathians, at the confluence of Slănic river and Jheab creek. Lying on 0.025 hectares, revealing a ...

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Come and meet PET-re robot in Cismigiu Park

NATURA Fest is inviting Bucharesters to come in Cismigiu Park on Friday and Saturday to meet PET-re, a 3.7-meter high robot made of plastic bottles in an attempt of raising awareness against people’s negligence towards environment. NATURA fest is an ...

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Royal Marathon on May 10

The fourth edition of the Royal Marathon is due on May 10, and will be followed by semi-marathon competitions (almost 22 kilometers) and cross (10.5 kilometers). The start (scheduled at eight o’clock in the morning), the arrival and awarding ceremony ...

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About 2,000 Catholics attended Palm Sunday procession in Bucharest

Despite the rainy weather, about 2,000 of Catholics and Protestants gathered in Bucharest to take part in the Palm Sunday procession. They were off the “Sacre Coeur” Church to Saint Joseph Cathedral in Bucharest on the route: Aviatorilor Boulevard, Victoriei ...

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