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10 Easy Steps to Turn Bucharest into a Cycling City

By Raluca Fiser Cities all over the world are reinventing themselves as places to be lived, rather than just driven through. Valencia, Bogotá, and Hanoi are the new pioneers. Vibrant, open, busy, messy...

Air of vară and searching for Solomonar

By David Shoup Summer is now firmly over the horizon, the sun rising above the Black Sea earlier each day (5:32am by my latest count). June is the first month when almost any weekend offers ideal getaway op...

Special 5th Year Anniversary UNTOLD

By Oana Tache Guess who’s headlining this year’s UNTOLD? The one and only Robbie Williams is going to land in Romania this summer to play UNTOLD 2019. The British entertainer will only play a handful of...

Waha! Nature Nurtures

By Raluca Mihaila Waha’s Vast forest “Oasis” in Bățanii Mari, Covasna, offers a thoroughly chilled out music experience where festival-goers can commune with nature far removed from manic modern life. Ralu...

Roma Revival

OZB’s Anda Ene talked with Khalid Inayeh, an architect of Palestinian origin who studied in Romania in the 1980s and has remained here ever since. He is one of the pioneers of social entrepreneurship in Romani...

June Events and Entertainment

David Shoup looks ahead to a sampling of events and shows you don't want to miss in the weeks ahead. Theater International Bucharest Street Theater Festival Now in it's eleventh year, be sure to check...
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Don’t Miss Bucharest’s Interbelic Party

On June 7th, get out your straw hat and flapper gear: it's time to step back to the days of Romania's 1920s and 30's "Little Paris" era. The event is hosted by the Calea Victoriei Foundation, and OZB Mag will ...

Comrade Detective

Don’t Miss Out on Comrade Detective, Amazon’s Bizarre and Awesome Buddy Cop Spin on the Romanian ‘80s By David McLean Shoup It’s not everyday that a mainstream American studio features a show about Roma...