Category Archives: Culture

Norwave heading to Transilvania

Norway takes the spotlight this year at the 14th edition of Transilvania International Film Festival between May 29th – 7th June, with a retrospective of Bent Hamer, in addition to screening twelve recent and classic Norwegian productions. One of the

Project partnership building in Oslo – press release from ”Concordia Oslo” Association

”Concordia Oslo Association (Oslo, Norway), in partnership with Aide-M Humanitarian Foundation (Baia Mare, Romania) was implementing during 16 – 19 May 2015, in Oslo, the cultural cooperation project named ”Project partnership building in Oslo”. The project had as main objective the

Constanta, Romania, May 22-23: The sixth annual international conference on Baltic and Nordic Studies

On the 22th- 23th of May, in Romania, Constanta city, will take place the sixth international conference entitled “Historical memory, the politics of memory and cultural identity: Romania, Scandinavia and the Baltic Sea Region in comparison”. The event is organized by

What do Romanians celebrate on their December 1st National Day?

The short answer is ”unification and freedom”, and the theme is probably a common one among many other countries in the world. For Romanians, December 1st is the Great Union Day. On this day in 1918, during the reign of

The Romanian summer school for Nordic and Baltic studies

The Romanian summer school for Nordic and Baltic studies entitled “A piece of culture, a culture of peace” is an educational programme organized by Valahia University of Targoviste in partnership with the University of Agder, the University of Oslo, Norwegian

Romanian focus on the Nordic Region and Nordic literature

Huge interest in Nordic children’s and young people’s literature at the international book fair in Bucharest. From 20 – 24 November the large Nordic stand was visited by the public, authors and the publishing industry. For four days, Nordic literature

The Nordic countries are Guests of Honor at GAUDEAMUS International Book Fair Bucharest 2013

 Nine Nordic authors will come to Bucharest in the frame of GAUDEAMUS International Book Fair 2013, an event organized by Radio Romania. The authors have been invited by the embassies of the countries that are guests of honor: Denmark, Finland,

Celebration of Edvard Munch in Iasi, Romania

In 2014 it is 150 years since the Norwegian painter Edvard Munch was born. In Iasi, Romania, this will be celebrated on the 20th and 21th of November with lectures by Robert Ferguson and Jan Erik Holst and screening of

LSD may not be bad for you, says Norwegian study

The late acid guru Dr Timothy Leary would doubtless have claimed to have known it all along, but after conducting an exhaustive study on tens of thousands of Americans, a team of Norwegian scientists has concluded that LSD may actually

New York Times: “Are the Roma Primitive, or Just Poor?”

The cluster of Roma, handcuffed and caged-in behind glass walls, listened in silence as prosecutors accused them in court of selling child brides for up to about $270,000 in cash, valuing them based on their ability to steal. In a

Some things about Romanians

When we think of science and scientists we only have in mind those people that became famous due to the strong geopolitical position of their country, like USA, France, England, Germany and so on. But what about those lesser-known parts

Norwegians more positive towards immigrants

Over the last ten years, Norwegians have become far more positive towards immigrants, according to figures from Statistics Norway (SSB). The same tendency is shown by a fresh survey carried out by Response for the Bergen municipality. According to SSB,