Tag: Romania

A'topia

A’TOPIA

A’TOPIA is Ciprian Istrate’s first solo show at Galateca Gallery exhibition space. In case you are in Bucharest, take the time and go see A’TOPIA exhibition which is open between July 13 – September 3, 2017.

Biodiesel locomotive

The First Biodiesel Locomotive in Romania

It took over a year for a team of engineers at Reloc-Electroputere VFU Craiova to build the first the first locomotive in Romanian running exclusively on pure biodiesel (B100) or vegetable oil. 

Wedding Day

Wearing Romanian IA on the Wedding Day

This is a love story about my relatives who love La Blouse Roumaine aka the traditional IA. They loved it so much they wore these traditional costumes on their wedding day.

Medals for Romanians

July’s 22 Science Medals for Romania

In case anyone doubted, Romania does have talent! And it’s not all about great developers or musicians; it is also about high-school students from various regions of the country winning 22 medals at physics, mathematics, biology, chemistry and informatics… and July it’s not over yet!  

Communist jokes

21 Romanian Communist Jokes

Here are some of those communist jokes reflecting the reality of the Romanian people during the communist regime. In some cases, I tried to give you the context of that time, a very brief one.

Opposing communism with humor

Opposing Communism with Humor

Humor was a way of rebellion and survival at the same time. An escape of the mind and soul, a way of coping with all those absurd and restrictions imposed by a communist regime who did not care about its own people.

Fastest broadband download speed in Europe

Romania — Fastest Broadband Download Speed in Europe

According to Ookla’s 2015 report, Romania ranks 1st in the top of broadband internet download speed in Europe. At global level, with a 69.62 Mbps, Romania has an honorable fourth place, following Singapore, Hong Kong and South Korea.  

SEEMOUS

Romania Ranks 1st at SEEMOUS

South Eastern European Mathematical Olympiad For University Students 2015 brought to Romania 20 medals thanks to the brilliant Math students from Bucharest, Iasi and Cluj. Once again Romania comes first in Nations’ Top at SEEMOUS.