There’s soul in the machine

Powerful music, light games, euphoric moments is what Şuie Paparude offered to its audience in Euphoria Music Pub, on Saturday night.  During their third visit in Cluj Napoca this year, Şuie Paparude, in their new formula: Mihai Dobre (Hauteculture), Mihai Câmpineanu (Michi) and the new member Alexe Marius Andrei (Bean) have promoted songs from the …

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Serenade for Education Minister

Loud chants were heard in front of the Student Cultural Hall today, as more than 200 students gathered to defend their rights and privileges. One of the triggers that started the protest was the decision to cut 25% of the student associations’ participation in the decisions of the university board, along with the new methodology …

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Confessions of our history affect us deeply

For two days, FSEGA (Faculty of Economics and Business Administration) was the place where history was debated again. “The Exposure”, a documentary movie about the Piteşti phenomenon, was the main subject of the debating. The film is based on Alin Mureşan’s book “Piteşti: the chronicle of an assumed suicide”, which is at its 2nd edition …

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Traian Basescu attended the Metropolitan Bartholomeu’s lyke wake

The President Traian Basescu arrived in Cluj-Napoca at around 18.00 to pay his last respects for the Metropolitan Bartolomeu Anania. Basescu has spent about 20 minutes in the Metropolitan Cathedral, where he bowed and lit a candle to the priest. Around 18:30, Traian Basescu left the Cathedral and went to the Metropolitan Palace, where he took …

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Calin Platon pays 165,000 euro for the baby he killed last year

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The former prefect of Cluj, Calin Platon, made a financial deal with the child’s parents who died last year. He has reached a financial agreement and according to judicial sources quoted by Agerpres, it is a compensation of 150,000 euros for the two parents, and additional 15,000 euros more for the injuries sustained by the mother. …

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New meaning of 24th of January

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Even if today is celebrated the Union of the Romanian Principalities, some pensioners decided to give the day another signification: they protested against the government’s decision to cut their pensions. The event took place in front of the Prefecture, near the Cuza’s statue, today around 12 o’clock. Talking with one of the people there, Dumitru …

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Undercover acoustics

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Even if all students are in the exams period, they are still looking for quality events. One of those is the concert named “UnderCover Acoustics” which took place in Zorky Off the Record, on Saturday night. The event was an acoustic evening, with covers after big names of rock and indie music, such as Jeff …

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A woman starts a protest just by herself

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„Our country needs specialists for all domains, otherwise we can not progress” is the statement of a woman from Cluj Napoca who decided on Tuesday to start a protest in front of the PDL building. “Down with the Boc Govern” and “Down with Basescu” are the slogans that can be read on two paperboards held …

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A snowy day starts with a snowy accident

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Today snow finally hit Cluj-Napoca once again with a morning blizzard to cover the city, making it look like a giant white foam. Nevertheless there is no real blizzard without traffic jams, automobile collisions and last but not least, people getting hurt. A SMURD (Mobile Emergency Service for Resuscitation and Extrication) ambulance got hit by …

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The Sagrada Familia from Cluj Napoca

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The construction of the Greek-Catholic Cathedral from Piaţa Cipariu, Cluj Napoca has yet not been finished and the finalization of it remains unknown. The main reason for this is the high budget, as the cost is estimated at 5 millions Euros. The Cathedral is a multifunctional building with five levels, but just the first two …

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