Sibiu County

Sibiu, shortlisted for European Best Destination 2020

Sibiu has been nominated to compete this year for the European best tourist destination 2020, after in 2007 it was the first city in Romania to become a European capital of culture and in 2019 it was Romania's first European gastronomic region, according to an official press statement released on Wednesday.

#2019PresidentialElection: Presentation of candidates

On September 27, 2019, the Central Electoral Bureau took note of the 14 final candidacies and the electoral signs submitted by political parties, electoral alliances, citizens' organizations belonging to national minorities and independent candidates, and on September 28, the following ballot order was established by registration of the candidates: 1. Klaus- Werner Iohannis, 2.

Le ghetto interieur by Santiago H. Amigorena gets the Goncourt Prize - Romania's Choice 2019

The Goncourt Prize - Romania's Choice was awarded this year to the Le ghetto interieur / The inner ghetto by Santiago H. Amigorena, Ambassador of France to Romania Michele Ramis on Friday told a press conference organised at the French Institute of Bucharest. "It is a book on the Holocaust and exile, a very profound book on an extremely important theme that is topical in our days too.

Iohannis thanks people for their welcoming of Pope Francis in Romania, authorities for successful trip

President Klaus Iohannis has extended greetings to all those who met Pope Francis in Romania, showing that they gave an example of understanding and solidarity, and thanks the authorities that contributed to the success of Pope Francis' apostolic visit to Romania.

Sibiu on Summit Day - a New Year's Eve-like party with EU flag stars instead of fireworks

Sibiu, a former European Capital of Culture in 2007, lived on Thursday the day when it turned into the political capital of the European Union, hosting a summit of the most important leaders of the continent, a moment that will go down in the history of a city that was more prepared than ever before, aware that it will write history.

Tsipras urges Ankara to dialogue, as EU expresses support for Cyprus

Top European officials on Thursday expressed their support for Cyprus in a dispute with Turkey, which has threatened to start drilling in the island's exclusive economic zone, as Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras appealed to Ankara for dialogue on the issue for the first time.