Romanian actress gets award at Locarno Film Festival

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Romanian actress Ana Ularu has received the Boccalino award at the International Film festival in Locarno for her role in ‘Periferic’ movie (‘Outbound’). Boccalino is the critics’ award at the Locarno festival. The movie ‘Periferic’ was directed by Bogdan George Apetri. Ana Ularu, the 24-year old actress who has received the award, has previously played in [...]

Romanian Soprano Leontina Vaduva receives Officier des Arts et des Lettres

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Romanian-born soprano Leontina Vaduva has received the title of Officier des Arts et des lettres for her exceptionally musical career and for promoting the French music all over the world. Leontina Vaduva studied at the Conservatory of her native Bucharest and has acquired an international renown as one of the leading interpreters of the Italian and [...]

“Morgen” by Marian Crişan, second round of awards for Romania at Locarno Film Festival

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Romanian-made movie ‘Morgen’, by Marian Crisan, has received four trophies in the Locarno Film Festival. A Romania-France-Hungary co-production, the film got the special jury award, the award from the ecumenical jury, an award from the youth jury and the Don Quijote award from the International Cineclub Foundation.

Romanian 15-year old girl escaladed Pico de Orizaba, the highest North American volcano

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Young Romanian climber, Coco Crina Popescu, aged 15, has managed to climb the highest peak in Mexico, Pico de Orizba (5636 m), according to an announcement made by the Altitudine Sport Club. Coco is the world’s youngest female alpinist to climb the world’s highest volcanoes. This is her sixth volcano from the Volcanic Seven Summits. [...]

Transylvania International Film Fest – a unique Romanian brand

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Transylvania International Film Festival (TIFF) is the first international feature film festival in Romania. On May 28, the 9th Transylvania Film Festival opened its gates for film lovers, as it does since its beginning in 2002. TIFF has become a well-known brand in Romania, not only due not only to the outstanding films screened every year, [...]

The 17th Sibiu International Theatre Festival

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As a well established tradition, every year, in May, the International Theatre Festival takes place in Sibiu and tries to answer to all „Questions” that are posed as its central theme. Guests from 70 countries are coming and 350 events are happening in 66 venues, with an average of 35 000 visitors per day. The rich and [...]

TomaStyle – Romanian glamour on the Italian fashion scene

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When it comes to fashion, the whole world agrees that Italian men and women have an exquisite taste. That’s why it is even a greater joy when Romanian style is valued in Italy and a young Romanian fashion designer, Elena Cristina Toma, managed to get this appreciation. She owns a successful business in Milan – a [...]

Ionut Piturescu’s “Quest” winner at Cannes Film Festival

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Another Romanian film finds its recognition at an important international film festival. The short documentary “Quest” directed by Ionuţ Piturescu was awarded the prize of the Society of Film Makers at the section „Quinzaine des Realisateurs” of the Cannes Film Festival. The Romanian documentary, selected together with other eight shorts from Sweden, Holland, France, Japan, Canada [...]

Greenopolis – Romania’s Pavilion to Expo 2010, Shanghai

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Romania participates with an apple-shaped pavilion (Greenopolis) at the World Exhibition 2010 – “Better City, Better Life” in Shanghai, China, during May 1st – October 31st. The apple suggests the importance of healthy lifestyle, sustainable development and knowledge-based solutions for modern society. Romania tries to highlight a city’s historical [...]

Andrei Gruzniczki’s “The Other Irina”: best First Feature Film Award at SEE Fest in Los Angeles

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Andrei Gruzsinski started off right-footed his career as feature film director. His first – “The Other Irene” won the Best First Feature Film Award at the South-East European Film Fest (SEE Fest) in Los Angeles. Foto credit: South East European Film Festival Los Angeles: Lead actor Andi Vasluianu receiving the SEE Fest award for The Other [...]