Petronius Craiu

Cristi Puiu's "Malmkrog" wins Grand Prize and Trophy of Romanian Filmmakers Union at UCIN Gala

Cristi Puiu's film "Malmkrog" won the Grand Prize and the Trophy of the Romanian Filmmakers Union (UCIN) for for 2020, at the 50th edition of the UCIN Awards Gala, that took place on Monday evening, at the National Opera in Bucharest.

Romanian Academy head Ioan Aurel Pop: Romanian Language Day, celebration of Romanian soul

The Romanian Language Day is a celebration of the Romanian soul, because the language is the most pronounced effigy of the Romanians, said, on Tuesday, Ioan Aurel Pop, the president of the Romanian Academy, at the debate "The current status of the Romanian language".

Musicians with George Enescu Philharmonic - numerous appearances on stages of George Enescu Festival

The artists that are part of the George Enescu Philharmonic's choir and orchestra will have numerous appearances on the stages of the George Enescu International Festival during the four weeks of the event, according to the organisers' press release.

Madrid to host "Archaeological Treasures from Romania. Dacian and Roman Roots" exhibition

A number of 835 artifacts from the collections of 39 museums in Romania left for Spain on Sunday, being transported by a Romanian Air Force aircraft, which will be exhibited, starting with September 30, at National Museum of Archeology in Madrid. The exhibition "Archaeological Treasures from Romania. Dacian and Roman Roots" is coordinated by the National Museum of History of Romania.

CNCAV: 5,620 people have been vaccinated against COVID in the last 24 hours

Bucharest, Aug 29 /Agerpres/ - A total of 5,620 doses of Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson vaccine have been administered in the last 24 hours, of which 3,587 are the first dose and 2,033 the second dose, according to a Sunday's report by the National Committee for the Coordination of Vaccination Activities (CNCAV) against COVID-19.

GCS: 269 people with COVID-19 in ICU; hospitalized persons - 1,938

Bucharest, Aug 29 /Agerpres/ - A number of 1,938 people infected with the new coronavirus are hospitalized in the specialized health units, out of whom 269 in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group announced on Sunday. In Romania, 6,567 people confirmed with the new coronavirus infection are in isolation at home and 1,956 are in institutional isolation.

GCS: 868 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection; over 30,000 tests - performed in the last 24 hours

Bucharest, Aug 29 /Agerpres/ - A number of 868 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been registered in the last 24 hours, with 30,964 tests performed, the Strategic Communication Group reported on Sunday. These are cases that have not previously had a positive test.

George Enescu Festival - Mihai Constantinescu: Great foreign orchestras, new names, many Romanian artists

George Enescu International Festival Executive Director Mihai Constantinescu highlighted on Friday that all the moments for the public at this edition are very beautiful, very interesting and include everything a festival of this size should include.

World-renowned jazz, blues performers expected at Brasov Jazz & Blues Festival, September 2-5

World-renowned jazz and blues performers are part of the line-up of the 9th edition of the Brasov Jazz & Blues Festival that will take place September 2-5. "This is a special edition of the festival that brings to fruition the concept of a complete music festival.