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How foreigners see Romania – episode #2

How foreigners see Romania – episode #2 Héloïse has opened our series of short interviews with foreigners having visited Romania. Today we continue the saga with Mattijs. Interview with Mattijs, native from the Netherlands – episode #2 What was your impression about Bucharest? Mattijs: Bucharest […]

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How foreigners see Romania – episode #1

How foreigners see Romania In July 2015, within the “Lively Romania” project (today available in 3 languages), we’ve started the “I’m Romanian” campaign. Its aim was to promote a positive image of Romania. Throughout the campaign, we highlighted different profiles of Romanian people who are […]

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Designer Alexandra Popescu-York will host her first fashion show in Romania

Designer Alexandra Popescu-York will host her first fashion show in Romania On March 10th, for the Romanian Fashion Philosophy event, the Romanian and American designer Alexandra Popescu-York will host her first fashion show in Bucharest. As a guest of honor, she will present to the Romanian public […]

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About hair styling in Romania

About hair styling in Romania Our hair contributes a lot to the first impression one person leaves on other people. Just as the way our face looks, the way we are dressed and our body language. Nonetheless, many people don’t really treasure their hair, even […]

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I’m Romanian – Magda David

I’m Romanian – Magda David 38yo Romanian, originary from Bârlad and living in Iaşi My studies oriented me towards the field of wearing apparel and leather designs. But I am most proud of my job as a mother of two extraordinary daughters! I don’t really […]

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Interview with Romanian graphic designer Alina Giorgiana Neag

Interview with Romanian graphic designer Alina Giorgiana Neag Some time ago, last year in 2016, I had the opportunity to meet a young Romanian woman I liked from the very instant. We met online; we did not have a coffee in a proper café yet. […]

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I’m Romanian – Marinela

I’m Romanian – Marinela I am Marinela, but I answer to several different nicknames. People call me “Mari”, “Zamfir”, “Marlene” or “Marlenski”. I was born in a very small town in the county of Mehedinți, I grew up in Drobeta Turnu Severin and the city […]

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I’m Romanian – Alina Giorgiana Neag

Alina Giorgiana Neag, founder of OneGiraphe, a branding & design studio Proud to be Romanian! I grew up in a traditional family, with my grandparents living right in the heart of Bucovina County. They taught me to appreciate the smell of the fresh homemade bread, […]

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I’m Romanian – Olimpia Melinte

Olimpia Melinte, Romanian born in Iași but currently living in Bucharest “Olimpia Melinte. Originary from Iași. Non-smoker. I enjoy reading books with a rigid spine; Eliade, Rebreanu, Cărtărescu or Chivu are only some of my favourite Romanian authors I read. Actress. I’ve started the artistic […]

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Illustrations with a human touch: Liliana Arnaut

Illustrations with a human touch: Liliana Arnaut I think we have all heard about motivational speeches and motivational literature. Things that inspire us, positive thoughts, incentive words. Liliana Arnăut managed to combine all these things together with her passion for painting, creating some sort of […]

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About cartooning and caricature with Bogdan Covaciu

About cartooning and caricature with Bogdan Covaciu Caricature is an old and well-known art often used in the international press and literature. Just think of the existence and success of Charlie Hebdo (Paris) and the scandal it created and you will quickly understand that it […]

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I’m Romanian – Anca Ștefănescu

Anca Ștefănescu, Romanian “ Sylvia Plath once wrote: ‘I am wondering what did my hands do before touching you?’. I am now wondering what did my hands do before drawing? What does my hand draw? A drawing has a starting point, a beginning. Or at least the […]

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Two Romanian travellers: Into the world

Overseas or… Into the world When I first wrote to Ana and Ionuț, sometime in October, I had in mind a portrait within the I`m Romanian campaign. After some exchanges of words and e-mails, I realized how natural it was for them to express their […]

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The scent of a Romanian woman – Guest Blogging

The scent of a Romanian woman (Guest – Blogger : Silvia – silvisme.ro) Last year I went to a conference where one of the topics in the agenda was the typical Romanian qualities and features. People were asked to come up with words that best describe both […]

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About acting in Romania with Olimpia Melinte

About acting in Romania with Olimpia Melinte Acting is both a passion and a job. Not many people can state and be proud of doing a job they are passionate about, they absolutely adore and wouldn’t give up for anything in the world. But actors can. It […]

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I’m Romanian – Andra Ojog

Andra Ojog, Romanian from Botoşani, established in Bucharest A friend of mine who knows me even better than I do once told me that she appreciates me because I always know exactly what to do. I have very good instincts, I am smart and I put my […]

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I’m Romanian – Viorel Ciurea

Viorel Ciurea, Romanian from Piatra-Neamț and currently established in Montreal My friends tell me that I have a rich imagination and I dream too much. Indeed, ever since I was a kid, I loved reading books. This passion made me yearn for exploration and seek what is […]

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I’m Romanian – Maria Dermengiu

Maria Dermengiu, Romanian in Bucharest “I am a visual artist, meaning that I am both a painter and a designer. More of a painter at specific moments and more of a designer in other occasions, depending on the context and the mood. Thanks to my […]

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I’m Romanian – Ana Puşcă

Ana Puşcă, Romanian in Paris “My name is Ana – that was the easy part when it comes to describing myself… I’ve been in Paris for 16 years now, where I have studied mathematics. I have a specialization in Financial Modeling and I’ve being working […]

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Proud Romanians

We’re Romanians & we’re proud There have been many controversies regarding Romanians abroad. So many TV news, so many newspapers writing about them, so many rumors. Romania`s reputation has been considerably shaken. In most of the European countries, when one has to acknowledge his nationality and […]

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Anamaria Antoci or the refusal of being a mediocre artist

Anamaria Antoci or the refusal of being a mediocre artist I’ve known Ana for a long time, since I was a child actually and played together at the Children’s Palace in Botosani, where she also joined the gymnastics class. Then we met again in high school, at the […]

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Zig Zag around Romania

Zig Zag around Romania Today we have the pleasure to present you a brave initiative of a dynamic team of Romanians that are attached to the geographic and cultural inheritance of the country and have the ambition to open to you every gate of every county […]

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About Maria Dermengiu and metaphorical painting

About Maria Dermengiu and metaphorical painting Everybody wants to earn money, to support their family, to succeed in going on holidays to beautiful places where they can rest, to go to a performance show from time to time, to change their minds, to buy clothes, […]

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Moldavians are beautiful, aren`t they ?

Moldavian women are beautiful, aren`t they ? In a world where careers are more important than people, true values hardly find a place. We are craving for stunning CVs, for money and popularity, management jobs, social recognition or a big number of Facebook likes. But […]

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Let me see your living room to tell you who you are

Let me see your living room to tell you who you are A work  colleague told me a few days ago he saw a French article about Romanians’ awful taste in interior design. It wasn’t a personal critic, but it was the actual title of the article. […]

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The urbanizing of folklore

The urbanizing of folklore Until recently, when associating the words “Romania” and “folklore” in the same paragraph, the images that spontaneously came to our minds were those of our grandparents’ house, the rustic villages, the towels and rugs woven on looms, the folk costumes with red […]

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There’s no one in the whole wide world like your mum

There’s no one in the whole wide world like your mum I intended to write this post a long time ago, as a compliment to my dear and sweet mum. But I couldn’t find the right words. I didn’t know how to begin. I had hard […]

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Andra Ojog plants eco-friendly thoughts in Romania, too

Andra Ojog plants eco-friendly thoughts in Romania, too We continue the series of portraits and interviews with a young woman from Botosani who succeeded in arousing the admiration of many people in the past years all over the country, both because of her physical appearance, but […]

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Romanian faces

Romanian faces In the city or in small villages. On the street. In the park. Simply going to work or to school. Happy or sad. Curious. Furrowed. Smiley. Expressive. Or just.. Romanian. A small collage of Romanian faces. Natural. Simple.           […]

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