January 10, 2020

VIDEO. Stephen the Great’s resounding victory over the Ottomans in the 1475 Battle of Vaslui.

Jan. 10, 1475, 545 years ago. Stephen the Great, prince of Moldavia, defeated a large Ottoman army in the Battle of Vaslui (or the Battle of […]
December 9, 2019
Hiking Ciucas mountains Carpathians Romania

VIDEO. Ciucas, the friendly, spectacular massif of the Carpathians

Ciucas is a friendly massif in the center of Romania, with the highest peak at 1,954 m.
December 7, 2019

VIDEO. Blessed Iuliu Hossu – an exceptional secret recording

In 1970, though surveilled and harassed by Securitate, Cardinal Iuliu Hossu secretly recorded an exceptional “reenactment” of the most important moment of Romania’s history: he reread […]
December 5, 2019
Ilie Lazar Funeral

Ilie Lazar, the Romanian legendary hero of Maramures

Ilie Lazar, a proeminent interwar pro-Western politician from Maramures, Transylvania, was reburied as a hero during a military funeral service held in Bucharest, December 4, 2019.
November 8, 2019

Nov. 8, 1945 – first massive anticommunist protest in Europe

The first large scale anticommunist demonstrations in Eastern and Central Europe occupied by the Soviet Red Army erupted on November 8, 1945, in Bucharest, at the […]
November 6, 2019

Valea Viilor fortified church

The church of Valea Viilor village (or Wurmloch, in German) is one of the most scenic monuments amongst the fortified churches listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites […]
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