By the early 1920s, Romanians in Canada were a small community of immigrants that most people had never heard of. That changed in October 1926, when their Queen – a granddaughter of Queen Victoria – visited Canada.Continue reading
Alegria: a classical music concert in Toronto to celebrate Romania’s national day (1 December 2018)
A classy way to learn about Romania’s contribution to the world’s music.
21 August 1968: groaza că vin rușii
Acum 50 de ani lumea se gândea serios că după Praga, tancurile rusești ajung la București.
Romania in the Canadian press of 1918: 16-31 August
100 years ago, Romania was used as an example as how not to choose a German prince for the future throne of Poland…
Romania in Canadian press of 1918: August 1-15
Romania was mentioned 14 times in The Star and The Globe at the beginning of August 1918.
Romania in Canadian press of 1918: July 15-30
December 1, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary as a modern state for Romania. The summer of 1918 was painful and sad. Canadian press captured bits and pieces of the big picture.
13 iunie 1988
Mai avem câteva zile de armată și iar ne-or pus ăștia în futere la cartofi.
Two foreigners who set the spotlight on Romania in 2016
Thanks to key influencers such as best selling author Robert D. Kaplan and star traveler Rick Steves, Romania was in the spotlight in 2016.
North West Jazz Festival: Baia Mare, Romania, 9-11 September 2016
One of the things I enjoyed most behind the Iron Curtain at the famous Sibiu Jazz Festival during the 1980’s was … regionalism.
A compelling 30-year travelogue about Romania for the English language booklover: In Europe’s shadow by Robert D. Kaplan
It is not every day that an essential, easy to read book about Romania is published in English.