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"Arest," "La Gomera" and "Monsters" movies to be screened at White Night of the Romanian Films

"Arest" directed by Andrei Cohn, "La Gomera" directed by Corneliu Porumboiu and "Monsters" directed by Marius Olteanu are among the movies to be screened on Friday evening in Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca, within the White Night of the Romanian Films, a release of the organisers sent to AGERPRES informs. The event takes place in nine places of Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca.

Dancila: Romania remains firmly committed to promise to allot 2 pct of GDP for Defence

Romania remains firmly committed to the promise of allotting 2 pct of the Gross Domestic Product for Defence, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila stated on Thursday, at the exhibition "We stand together: Romania and the United States - 15 years in NATO" event organized by the US Embassy in Bucharest. "Romania remains firmly committed to the promise of allotting 2 pct of the GDP for Defence.

Romanian, Polish Foreign Affairs ministers talk about Western Balkans, cooperation within NATO

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ramona Manescu, attended, on Wednesday, the second round of intergovernmental consultations between Romania and Poland, in Bucharest, context in which she spoke with her Polish counterpart, Jacek Czaputowicz, about the situation in the Western Balkans, included, but also about cooperation within NATO.

Director Alexandru Darie has passed away

Director Alexandru Darie, son of late actors Iurie Darie and Consuela Rosu, has passed away Wednesday afternoon, at the Fundeni Clinical Institute, medical sources told AGERPRES. Alexandru Darie, former managing director of Bucharest's Lucia Sturdza Bulandra Theatre, was admitted to the hospital two weeks ago with liver issues, the medical sources added.

ForMin Manescu speaks in Vienna about Romania's commitment to contribute to strengthening nuclear security

Romanian Foreign Affairs Minister Ramona Manescu participated on Monday in the opening of the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) 63rd General Conference in Vienna, context in which she talked about Romania's commitment to contribute to strengthening nuclear security, including through co-chairing the IAEA's International Conference on nuclear security, alongside Panama in February 2020

Jean-Francois Zygel: Concert I will play in front of Romanian Athenaeum is musical transcript of Bucharest

Composer and improvisational pianist Jean-Francois Zygel stated that he desires for the show that he will play on Wednesday in the square of the George Enescu Festival to be a "musical transcript of the city of Bucharest". He will play together with Damian Draghici. The improvisational concert, which will take place in front of the Romanian Athenaeum is called "The Music of Bucharest".

Israeli Film Festival - between September 25 to 28, in Bucharest; Golden Bear award-winning film to be presented

The Israeli Film Festival will take place in Bucharest between September 25 and 28, with "Synonymes" film directed by Nadav Lapid, which won the Golden Berlin Bear 2019, to be presented in the closing night, reads a press release of the Israeli Embassy in Bucharest sent to AGERPRES. The festival will bring five Israeli productions at the "Elvire Popesco" Cinema.

Klaus Iohannis: We acknowledge and honour firefighters' merits and their sacrifices

The Romanian firefighters stood out both in our history's critical times and in the daily fight against natural calamities and disasters - reads President Klaus Iohannis's message conveyed on the occasion of the national Firefighters' Day. The head of the state brings to mind that this day celebrates "the heroic fight of the military firefighters in defending the ideals of national freedom".

Climber Colibasanu decorated by President with National Order Order of the Star of Romania in rank of Knight

Climber Horia Colibasanu was decorated on Thursday at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace with the National Order of the Star of Romania, in rank of Knight, "as a sign of high appreciation and recognition for the performance he obtained in the Himalayas and for the determination, passion and perseverance with which he perfected his position as an ultraperforming climber." "I congratulate you for