Marius Septimiu Avram

More than 56,000 people attend UNTOLD Festival's first day

More than 56,000 people attended the first day of the UNTOLD EDM Festival on September 9, the organizers of the event announced today. "More than 56,000 people entered the UNTOLD magical realm on the first day of the event. The artists who performed the first night were impressed by the main stage of the festival, but also by the warm and energetic welcome the audience gave them.

IntMin Bode: First electronic identity cards to be issued in September

Minister of Internal Affairs Lucian Bode told a Monday's press conference that the first electronic identity cards will be handed to their holders in September. "On August 2, the pilot project was initiated, from which we expect to generate the necessary information to establish the program for the extension and generalization of the electronic identity card issuing.

PM Citu: Soon-to-be estimates show two-digit economic growth in Romania for 2021

Some estimates soon to be announced show an almost two-digit economic growth for 2021, Prime minister Florin Citu said Sunday at a reunion of the County Coordination Committee of the National Liberal Party (PNL) Cluj. "We are all here because we believe in liberalism and we believe that only through liberalism can we develop Romania.

UBB University, among world's top 500, first in Romania for economics, econometrics

The Faculty of Economics and Business Management (FSEGA) of the Cluj-Napoca-based Babes-Bolyai University (UBB) is ranking among the top 500 educational institutions in the world and it is first in Romania for subjects of economics and econometrics, according to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) 2021.

LabMin Turcan: 100,000 jobs created year to date, encouraging upward trend

Minister of Labor and Social Protection Raluca Turcan told a press conference today in Cluj-Napoca that some 100,000 new jobs have been created in Romania since the beginning of the year, most of them on an indefinite term, which is encouraging. "About 100,000 jobs have appeared in Romania since January 1, 2021 to date.

Dozens of Romanian, foreign music artists to offer ten days of music at Electric Castle

Dozens of music artists from Romania and abroad are inviting their fans to the ten-day Electric Castle Festival, which will take place in Cluj-Napoca and Bontida, August 6-15. "Three days, six stages, dozens of music artists for the first weekend of EC_Special, all at Banffy Castle.

TIFF to open its anniversary edition this year with simultaneous screenings in 20 localities

The Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF) will open its 20th edition on July 23 with simultaneous screenings in 20 localities of Romania, reads a release issued on Tuesday by the organizers. "On the anniversary of the 20th edition of TIFF, the emotions of the Opening Gala will be felt, this year, in 20 localities in the country, simultaneously.

PM Citu: We have sources of financing, we will do as promised, we will cross the Carpathians by motorway

Prime Minister Florin Citu said on Friday in Baia Mare, that there are sources of financing for large investment projects in Romania and that he will make good on his promises. "I want to assure Romanians that we will have sources of funding and that what we have promised to do by 2024 - and I said that we are preparing for a government of at least eight years throughout 2028 - we will do.