Geography of Romania
A new photography exhibition by the AGERPRES National News Agency called "Nature in pictures" opened on Friday with the opening of the Cea1 Borsec Festival that takes place this weekend.
The newest customised wagon of the Tramclub Iasi Associaiton is called "Spain's tram" and will carry the people of Iasi on the municipality streets starting Saturday in an Iberian atmosphere.
Following weeks of uncertainty in which the Bucharest government considered withdrawing its application for UNESCO protection for Rosia Montana, a former gold mine dating from Roman times, the UN cultural heritage agency declared it a World Heritage site on Tuesday.
The move came as a relief to conservation groups who oppose the resumption of mining in the area.
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.
The third edition of the SoNoRo Musikland Festival will take place in the July 30 - August 8 period, in some of the most beautiful villages and towns in Transylvania: Brasov, Cris, Feldioara, Sighisoara, Prod, Mesendorf, Viscri and Magura.
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.
The vegetation fire in the Iron Gates Natural Park is burning on two sides of a slope, the Mehedinti Emergency Management Inspectorate (ISU) informs. "Following the fly-over carried out by a helicopter requested in support, it was noticed that the fire is burning on two sides of the slope, in its upper part.
Firefighters of the Mehedinti Emergency Management Inspectorate (ISU) on Friday stepped in to put out a fire that broke out in dry vegetation and litter in a coniferous forest in Dubova - Tisovita area the Iron Gates Natural Park, Mehedinti County. According to ISU Mehedinti, first estimates show the fire covered about five to six hectares.
Eastbound traffic is halted Friday morning on the Bucharest - Constanta A2 motorway near the city of Medgidia due to a multi-vehicle collision that triggered a pileup of 40 cars; 17 people, five children included, were injured and one victim was trapped, the Infotrafic Center of the General Inspectorate of the Romanian Police informs. The red intervention plan has been activated.