Category Archive: Events

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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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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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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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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“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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Uniting cultures through music

Using music as a language, a group of students, known as Balcony Players, manages to show to the audience what can happen when the styles of different cultures gather around. The five members of the band are: Monike de Leeuw, Johan de Pue, Ilse Roskam, Martin Masakowski and Luca Susti. Have a look at what …

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Roots Reggae- An unplugged vibe that makes people dance

The electronic sounds managed to conquer a large part of the music field nowadays. Yet there are people like Alex Müntz and Johnny King who are still promoting the unplugged music. Their affinity for live music lead to a unique approach of the Roots Reggae, a style that stands at the basis of the reggae …

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Romanian Parliament voted the law on stray dogs

The Romanian Chamber of Deputies approved on Tuesday the law on stray dogs euthanasia.   Adopted after several weeks of delays, the law passed with 168 “pro” votes, 111 “against” and 11 “abstentions”. Still, the final decision is to be be taken by local authorities, which have to decide on the appropriate methods  to get rid …

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A sample of equality at the Gay Film Nights

Being at its eight edition, The GAY FILM NIGHTS International Film Festival which had the theme lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transsexuals, took place in Cluj Napoca between the 14th and 20th November. This year’s edition gathered 37 movies from 15 countries such as Spain, Brazil, England, USA, France, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey. The projections have …

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