Category Archive: Culture

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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Religion classes in school- no longer mandatory

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According to The Minister of Education, Sorin Cîmpianu, religion is no longer a mandatory discipline in schools and it won’t be included in the new curriculum. In an interview for the Gândul newspaper, The Minister affirmed that” the decision of the Constitutional Court is enforceable, it says that religion classes are obligatory for the ministry …

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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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Marathon of banned commercials

A screening of banned commercials was held at the Faculty of Economical Sciences (FSEGA) two nights ago. The event was organized by ASM (Association of Marketing Students) and was presented by special guests from Qual Media: Eugen Albu and Carmen Hiticas. This was the 6th edition of commercial screenings, and the only one dealing with …

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Italian Week at Cinema Mărăşti

The Italian Week is taking place from the 21st of November until the 27th, at Cnema Mărăşti. Organized with the support of the Cluj-Napoca City Hall, George Baritiu High School and the Italian Cultural Centre, the Italian Week will offer to all moviegoers the opportunity to see Italian productions made between 1960 and 2008, including …

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A year for art

Artileria’s first anniversary was hosted on Tuesday, at Casa Tranzit. Founded in 2010, Artileria is known as an association focused more on the social art. Their main aim is to bring people closer to it: in what regards both the visual part, and the other ways in which it can be expressed. Artileria is mostly …

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