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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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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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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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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The unforgettable power of tradition

The Negreni Expo, the biggest fair from Transylvania, became an annual tradition both for the merchants and the buyers. With a history of more than 100 years, the fair opens every year during the second weekend of October and it is a place of meeting between merchants fromRomania,Hungary,GermanyandAustria. This year, the fair was held between …

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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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Give Young Europeans a better chance!

On the 12th April in the European Parliament, EURANET will launch a brand new website that will hook up campus radios from all over Europe, Connect.Euranet at connect.euranet.eu To celebrate this launch, EURANET has invited young journalists and members of the campus radios from all over Europe to take part in an interactive live radio …

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Smiles Factory builds a playground

“Smiles Factory” has made its official opening at University Central Library from Cluj Napoca. “Smiles Factory”, an external project of Psychologists Students Association from Romania, wants to help orphans and hospitalized children. Their main objective is to build an annex room to a hospital where children can play. The hospital is not yet known as …

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