Changing the World One Smile at a Time

  By Douglas Williams Howard Dell divides his time between Bucharest, Hollywood and Victoria, Canada. The Canadian with the winning smile is hard to pigeonhole but currently, when here in Romania, he...

Will the Real byron Band Please Step Forward

  by Oana Vasiliu    Romanian fans of alternative music are sure to have a soft spot for byron Band. Since 2006 the band has released five studio albums and two live DVDs. Equally comfortable...

ROMANIAN ROYALTY – PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

by Kit Gillet   King Ferdinand I           King Michael I and his father Carol II                                                         King Michael I     The death of King...

That Was The Month That Was: Romania’s December

By Dean Edgar    Well, in December there was sad news and bad news and then some more bad news. First the sad news, King Mihai I died this month at his home in Switzerland at the ripe old age of 96....

EVENTS FOR THE UPCOMING WEEKS

Florence and the Uffizi Gallery 3D When: January 27 Where: Happy Cinema , Bucharest What: multidimensional art documentary “Florence and the Uffizi Gallery 3D” is more than a regular art documentary, it i...

New Year Dissolutions – What’s on Your List?

by Arabella McIntyre-Brown   Hands up everyone who gave up on New Year Resolutions (NYR) having failed for too many years to keep any for more than a few days in January… Not just me, then. Judgin...

Puppy Power – Book Review

Our colleague Arabella’s latest book - “Floss the Lost Puppy” - is a heartwarming festive tale that is by turn sad, touching, uproariously funny and wise. It’s also very Romanian but with a distinctive British ...

Valuing the Vulnerable

Carusel is an NGO that has been operating in Romania since 2011 when it was established by three college colleagues Marian Ursan, Sorin Briceag and Alexandra Alboiu. The organisation works with marginalised peo...

Art Matters

The contemporary art scene in Romania is in rumbustious good shape both creatively and commercially, the northern city of Cluj currently leads the way but there’s no shortage of cool galleries displaying exciti...