Food in Film | To December 9

Six Italian comedies and dramas where food is very much the star - such as "Un americano a Roma" and "Brutti, sporchi e cattivi" - are being screened by the Italian Cultural Institute of Athens on its online platform through December 9. The series of screenings is part of its ongoing online autumn festival, which also includes more films, dance shows and other events.

PM Orban: Gov't - a supporter of social inclusion and empowerment of Roma communities

In a message on the occasion of International Roma Day, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban says that the current government is a supporter of the social inclusion and social, cultural and economic empowerment of the Roma communities and that, to this effect, it is preparing a new national strategic framework for the next five years, the measures of which will be adjusted to the specific needs of the

Iohannis: Romanian society needs proof of each citizen's solidarity and responsibility, regardless of ethnicity

In a message this Wednesday on International Roma Day, President Klaus Iohannis says that "In this extremely difficult period, when the absolute priority is the limitation of the negative effects produced by the COVID-19 epidemic, the Romanian society needs the proof of each citizen's solidarity and responsibility, regardless of ethnicity.

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Golden Globes rev up award season with Netflix in pole position

Hollywood's biggest stars gather on Jan. 5 for the glitzy Golden Globes, the first major awards show of a packed season that looks set to mark Netflix's coming-of-age in Tinseltown.
The celebrity-filled gala in Beverly Hills is billed as the most raucous event in the showbiz calendar, where success helps create buzz ahead of next month's Oscars.

Woman In Her 30s Was Found Dead In The Orlandovtsi Neighbourhood Of Sofia

Woman in her 30s was found dead in the Orlandovtsi neighbourhood of Sofia. The police are suspecting murder, as the woman was found with her hands tied. There is no suspect for the crime yet.

According to unconfirmed information, the woman is of Roma origin, BNR reported.

President Iohannis: April 8 will be a true celebration day when Roma empowerment yields expected fruits

President Klaus Iohannis sent a message on Monday on the occasion of the International Roma Day and of Romania marking Roma Ethnics Day, pointing out that this will be a true celebration day "when the economic, social and cultural empowerment of the Roma will yield the expected fruits." "On the occasion of Roma Ethnics Day, I give my salute to the members of the Roma community in our country.