The independent candidate in the presidential elections, Mircea Diaconu, said on Wednesday, during a meeting with voters in Vaslui, that he is truly independent, although he is supported by political parties. He said that since 2014, when he ran for the European Parliament, he has been active only as an independent, exercising this status in a political group and in a political world.
Film directors Elia Suleiman, Mounia Meddour and Jasmila Zbanic are the special guests of the Les Films de Cannes a Bucarest festival, which takes places between October 18 and 27 in Bucharest, informs a press release of the organisers sent to AGERPRES. Palestinian artist Elia Suleiman is the winner of the special prize of the jury of this year's edition of the festival on the Croisette.
Meghan Markle is suing a British newspaper for publishing her personal letter, according to BTA news agencies.
In an emotional statement, Prince Harry said he and his wife had taken legal action in response to what he described as "ruthless" treatment by some sectors of the British press.
"Though this action may not be the safe one, it is the right one."
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.
The ultra-popular UK percussion and dance troupe STOMP will perform at the Melina Mercouri Open-Air Theater in Vyronas for two nights on September 17 and 18. STOMP is known for creating musical narratives using common objects including brooms and trash can lids. In 2002, the group began performing at the Vaudeville Theater in London's West End.
Pro Romania and the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) lodged, on Sunday, with the Central Electoral Bureau (BEC), the protocol for setting up the Electoral Alliance between the two parties in order to support the independent candidate Mircea Diaconu in the presidential elections. The protocol was submitted by the two co-chairs of the Alliance, Norica Nicolai and Sorin Cimpeanu.
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center's Park Your Cinema program continues at the Great Lawn with a screening of "Chinatown," a 1974 neo-noir mystery thriller directed by Roman Polanski. Starring Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston and Perry Lopez, "Chinatown" is among the US Library of Congress' best films of all time. The SNFCC screening is free of charge and starts at 9 p.m.
Pro Romania is going to endorse the candidacy of Mircea Diaconu in the presidential elections, according to an announcement made by this party's leader, Victor Ponta, on Monday. He has specified that his party will back Diaconu as an independent candidate and not as a member of Pro Romania.