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Villagers of a hamlet in Apuseni, Transylvania have become successful vloggers

23 villagers who still live in the mountain hamlet of Tecșești, in Alba county, manage to advertise their village and area, posting videos and blogs about their stories and customs. Tecșești Vlogs is a product launched by Albalact dairy producer ...

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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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The most 15 enchanting Romanian villages featured in El Pais

One of the most important newspapers in Spain, El Pais has published an article praising the most 15 enchanting villages in Romania, recommending Spanish tourists to visit them. Iconic spots like Ciocanesti, Jurilovca, Sirnea, Rasinari, Botiza,  Rimetea or Viscri have ...

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Romanian traditions on the Beheading of St. John the Baptist

The Eastern Orthodox and Byzantine Catholic churches celebrate the Beheading of St. John the Baptist on August 29. The feast represents the last great holiday of the religious year that is ending on August 31. Besides being a day of ...

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Prince Charles met President Iohannis, PM Dancila in Bucharest

President Klaus Iohannis welcomed Prince Charles at the Cotroceni Palace, on Wednesday, talking such topics as the bilateral strategic partnership and economic ties. The Romanian President praised the involvement of the Prince of Wales in charitable activities in Romania and ...

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Traditions and customs on Maundy Thursday in Romania

Maundy Thursday (also known as Holy Thursday, Covenant Thursday, Great and Holy Thursday, Sheer Thursday, or Thursday of Mysteries is the holy day falling on the Thursday before Easter, marking the Maundy and the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with ...

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The Catholic believers celebrate Easter, the Orthodox ones – the Palm Sunday

The Catholic believers in Romania celebrate Easter, with hundreds attending the ceremony of the blessing of the fire on Easter in Cluj-Napoca and Sibiu, but also in other localities with Catholic communities on Saturday evening. President Klaus Iohannis and his ...

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