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More than half a million people have descended into the Praid salt mine - Harghita County, since the beginning of the year, with visitor numbers on the rise from the previous year, salt mine director Zoltán Seprődi told AGERPRES on Monday. Specifically, 523,129 visitors entered the mine between January - August this year, with monthly numbers ticking up from a year ago, except for March.
The epicenter of the earthquake was three kilometers north of Novi Pazar in the direction of Golija, or about 700 meters from the medieval monastery Djurdjevi stupovi, the endowment of Stefan Nemanja from the 12th century, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The 17th ProEtnica intercultural festival staged in the medieval citadel of Sighisoara between August 21 and 25 was an occasion for the thousands of tourists there to sing, dance and revel in the lively and colorful atmosphere created by the performances put up by the representatives of all of Romania's recognized ethnic minorities during the largest intercultural event in the country.
Romania's National Forest Management Corporation Romsilva and the WWF Danube Carpathian Programme Romania (WWF-DCP) have signed a new co-operation agreement that aims to support each other in order to promote responsible forest management, according to a press statement released on Monday.