A Marathon Named Cluj

Every year, at the end of the spring, an event quite young but successful manages to convince thousands of people from Cluj to get out of their homes and participate at diverse activities for a period of five days. We are talking about Cluj Days, which is now at it’s 5th edition and will take …

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Cluj-Napoca – the cultural concrete jungle

Cluj-Napoca, the heart of transylvania, has always been considered a city of culture, inspiring people of all ages to live life at the fullest. Romania poest talked about Cluj as an insanely beautiful city, where the fall manifests itself in a special way. Tourists get to breathe the Transylvanian air by visitng Cluj. Every year …

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International Culinary Festival – recipe

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Days needed: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday Hours needed: 72 Extra-ingredients: famous chefs, international dishes, and a big appetite The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, and Days of Cluj (Zilele Clujului) confirms this well-known idiom by holding a three-day International Culinary Festival. It will take place on Mihail Kogălniceanu street, from the …

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Come to the alternative side, we have films

In the last few weeks, the news about cinematography are only related to blockbusters such as Fast and Furious 7 or Avengers: Age of Ultron, but if you’ve had enough of mainstream and commercial cinema, you can try some alternative productions. Here is a list of films that can be seen this week, between May …

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Mid-May

Dear you, It’s almost summertime and the living is getting easy. Now that the #azinuplouă and #daretofail hashtags have been used up to the point of exhaustion on our Facebook timelines, it is time that you and I get out of our apartments more, and bask in the sun while directing our attention to the …

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Students of today, shaping the academic landscape of tomorrow

The Department of Political Science from College of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences, within the Babes-Bolyai University, launched the Summer School, which offers students the opportunity to get a closer look at social research though its course in Applied Methods of Social Research. The course will last 8 weeks and will commence on the 1st …

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The Spring Retro Car Parade

The 18th of April was a great day for old car enthusiasts from all over Romania. Retromobil, the national association of historical vehicle owners and restorers, organized the first big event of the 2015 season, the Spring Retro Car Parade. Year after year, more and more participants from all over Romania gather in over 20 …

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Student Media Conference

The Journalism Department’s Student Conference  will take place on Friday, May the 15th, at 10 a.m. in room T1. The theme is “Media and Society: Models, Representations and Current Phenomena” and the Department encourages all students to participate. The emphasis, however, will be placed on the participation of the students who are in their final …

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Nisa Rivzi: “Little People” fighting against cancer

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My name is Nisa Rizvi and I’m 16 years old. My father is of Persian decent, but he was born and raised in England and my mother is Hungarian from Budapest. My parents set up the well known cancer charity called Little People, working with children and adolescents fighting cancer. We currently run centers in Iasi, …

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“Cei mari pentru cei mici”-showing that caring means something

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    It has somehow become a tradition for the singers from Cluj’s scene to come together and sing for a cause that they believe in: offering their contribution to the future of some orphans from Cluj. The charitable concert organized by Andrei Puiu with the support of Mihnea Blidariu and Nick Făgădar from Luna …

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