Geography of Romania
The organizers of the UNTOLD Festival, that took place between September 9-12, announce over 35 million euro stayed in Cluj-Napoca. "Of the over 265,000 participants, that's how many attended this year all four days, some of them can still be seen on the streets of Cluj-Napoca.
Arad police caught 30 Turkish migrants who allegedly entered the country illegally through Serbia, and were accommodated in Arad and in the neighboring town of Vladimirescu, in several boarding houses.
Art Safari starts on Thursday, with works by Samuel Mutzner and Constantin Piliuta, but also an homage brought to female artists of Romania and "superheroes". Wednesday saw the unveiling of a gigantic floral copy of the painting Bowl with Chrysanthemums by Samuel Mutzner at the entry into the Dacia-Romania Palace..
The pandemic boosted Romanian tourism, the volume of bookings this summer having increased by 46% compared to 2019 and by 60% compared to last year, according to a press release from Travelminit.ro, sent to AGERPRES on Tuesday.
The quantity of 21 tonnes of rubber waste illegally transported from Bulgaria to a Czech company was stopped at the Giurgiu Border Checkpoint. "Border police with the Giurgiu Border Checkpoint carried out a specific check on a truck driven by a Bulgarian citizen, aged 46. He was carrying, according to the documents accompanying the goods, rubber waste.
A lorry loaded with textile waste coming from Germany was halted at the border check point in Bors, as the driver was found missing the legal documents to import waste to Romania. The Oradea Regional Border Police Inspectorate (ITPF) Oradea informed on Wednesday that the lorry checked at the Bors Border Crossing Point there was carrying 16.3 tonnes of waste.
Air passenger transport in Romania decreased by 26.5% in H1 2021, y-o-y, from 4,077,800 passengers to 2,997,000 passengers, according to centralised data with the National Institute of Statistics (INS).
HC Dobrogea Sud Constanta has won the Romanian Supercup in men's handball, on Wednesday, after defeating CS Dinamo Bucharest with the score of 19-18 (10-10), in the Polyvalent Hall in Alexandria. The team from Constanta has won its second trophy in the Supercup, after their first in 2017, won also over Dinamo and also by a one goal difference, 28-27.
Chairman of the Romanian Cycling Federation (FRC), Alex Ciocan told a news briefing on Wednesday that he and his team "have moved mountains" in order to organize the Tour of Romania, this year in its 54th edition. "A lot of work has been done on this Tour, because in the spring there were some changes inside the federation; until we managed to get organised time passed very quickly.