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AGERPRES to mount photography exhibition at new edition of Cea1 Borsec Festival

A new edition of Cea1 Borsec Festival will take place between July 30 and August 1, "in the most beautiful hidden resort in Transylvania," according to organisers, with the AGERPRES National News Agency scheduled to mount a new photography exhibition called "Nature in Pictures" as part of the event.

OG2020 David Popovici: 4-5 month ago I wasn't even thinking of 200m freestyle Olympic final

AGERPRES special correspondent Teodor Ciobanu reports: Swimmer David Popovici, who won three gold medals and one silver medal at the European Junior Swimming Championships in Rome, a few weeks ago, managed a formidable performance in the seniors' events as well, at this Olympic Games debut in Tokyo, qualifying with the seventh fastest time in the 200m freestyle final.

Approximately 174,200 people cross border points in last 24 hours

Approximately 174,200 people, Romanian and foreign citizens, with over 41,800 means of transportation (of which 9,900 trucks) have presented themselves to carry out their formalities at the border crossing points nationwide, in the last 24 hours, according to a press release sent by the General Inspectorate of the Border Police (IGPF) to AGERPRES on Monday.

WWF Romania's Marius Berchi: Environment Ministry should invest in measures to prevent human-large carnivore conflicts

Measures to prevent human conflicts with large carnivores have proven their efficiency and usefulness, therefore the Environment Ministry should invest in such measures, Marius Berchi, manager of the EU-funded LIFE EuroLargeCarnivores project implemented by WWF Romania said on Friday after a visit to sheepfolds in the Padis highland area.

INTERVIEW/Olympic Games 2020: Mihai Covaliu - I am convinced that in Tokyo we will stop decline in Olympic medals

Chairman of the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee (COSR) Mihai Covaliu tells AGERPRES in an interview that he is convinced Romanian athletes will stop in Tokyo the decline in the tally of Olympic medals that started in Sydney 2000. He says that in order to bring joy to Romanians, COSR needs the support of the government and its partners.

A photographer from Odorheiu Secuiesc receives "European Citizen's Prize 2021" for Geofolk project

Photographer David Botond, from Odorheiu Secuiesc, has received the "European Citizen 2021" Prize from the European Parliament for the Geofolk project, which brings together the largest collection of photographs in the world with folk costumes, images captured in recent years.

Day of Romanian Aviation and Air Force military ceremony in Bucharest

A military ceremony will be held today, July 20, the Day of Romanian Aviation and Air Force, at the Monument of the Air Heroes located in the Aviatorilor Square in Bucharest City. Defence Minister Nicolae Ciuca and Chief of Defence Daniel Petrescu will participate. The ceremony starts at 10:00hrs, EEST.

BNR: Economic activity will continue growth in Q2, Q3, earlier than anticipated

The members of the Council of Administration of the Romanian National Bank (BNR) estimate that economic activity will continue to grow in the second and third quarter at greater pace than estimated in May, but in gradual deceleration in relation to the first quarter, according to the minutes of the monetary policy session of July 7, 2021.

PM Citu extends condolences to families of flood victims in Western Europe

Bucharest, July 16 /Agerpres/ - On Friday, Romania's Prime Minister Florin Citu sent messages of condolence to the families of flood victims in Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Germany, voicing his solidarity with the people stricken by floods. "Deeply saddened by the loss of lives caused by floods in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. My thoughts are with all those affected.

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