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How do Orthodox Christians welcome and celebrate Easter in Romania?

The Easter celebration is the most important religious celebration in Romania, with Orthodox Christians preparing to celebrate it on Sunday. Around 86 % out of 20 million people of Romanian population is Christian Orthodox. The last Friday of the Easter fast, ...

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Five monastic travel destinations for Easter in Romania

The Voronet Monastery, in Suceava, northeastern region of Bukovina, is also named the ‘Sistine Chapel of the East’ due to its enchanting frescoes and particularly to its unique color, blue Voronet. At the base of ‘Voronet blue’ stands the azurite, ...

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Where are Romanian tourists spending Easter this year?

Romanians who will not spend their Easter holiday at home have preferred to go in Bukovina, Maramures and in the mountain resorts on Prahova Valley, but also on the Romanian Black Sea coast or in the Danube Delta. Many will ...

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Capricious weather expected this week

The weather will be capricious this week, with rain every now and then and temperatures of 14-15 degrees Celsius until Wednesday, and then up to 20 degrees C. For Easter, meteorologists expect rainfall in many cities around Romania and cooler ...

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Sri Lanka death toll up to 290, at least 500 injured. Eight Romanian high school students from Iasi, two Romanian families, reported in Sri Lanka at the time of the attacks

The death toll in Sri Lanka has climbed to 290 after a wave of blasts hit churches and luxury hotels in eight different locations on Sunday, when Catholic and Protestants were celebrating Easter. Over 500 people have been injured in ...

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Happy Easter to our Catholic readers! The Orthodox believers celebrate the Palm Sunday

The Catholic believers in Romania and around the world celebrate Easter today, while Orthodox believers mark the Palm Sunday. According to the last census in 2011, there are 870,774 Roman-Catholics living in Romania (4.62%) of the population, 600,932 Reformed (3.19%) ...

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The Romanian Athenaeum’s park turned into a replica of Gethsemane Garden for the Easter extraordinary concerts

The Romanian Athenaeum will host two extraordinary concerts for Easter on Saturday, April 20 and Sunday, April 21, performed by the National Chamber Choir “Madrigal-Marin Constantin”. The garden in front of the Romanian Athenaeum will be re-designed to look like ...

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Romanians’ favorite travel destinations on Easter this year

Big European cities remain the Romanians’ favorite travel destinations, at least for their upcoming Easter holiday. Rome and Barcelona are topping their preferences, reads statistics by momondo.ro, but Romanians will also head to Istanbul, London, Amsterdam, Vienna or Lisbon. While ...

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Average net wage in May, up to RON 2,704

The average net wages in May were of RON 2,704, down by RON 9 against the previous month, the National Statistics Institute (INS) informs on Monday. The highest wages were in the IT&C sector (RON 6,437 met wage), the lowest ...

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