ArtClip & Behind The Scenes - CENTENARY ROMANIA EXHIBITION - [SEPTEMBER 16 -17, LONDON]
Centenary Romania is the message of our ancestors for the next generations to come. Priceless history ,culture and also the traditions of our people, lived and showed to the whole world. From experien...
History of the Romanian language
The history of the Romanian language began in the Roman provinces of Southeast Europe north of the so-called "Jireček Line", but the exact place where its formation started is still debated. Eastern ...
History of the Romanian language - Wikipedia
Transylvanian School
The Transylvanian School (Școala Ardeleană in Romanian) was a cultural movement which was founded after part of the Romanian Orthodox Church in Habsburg-ruled Transylvania accepted the leadership of t...
Censorship in Communist Romania
Censorship in Communist Romania (1947-1989) was widespread and virtually every published document, be it a newspaper article or a book, had to pass the censor's approval. The strictness of the censors...
Arcan (dance)
The Arcan is the name of a custom, and of the associated popular dance and melody, of Romania. It is sometimes also called laţ or pripon, meaning "lasso"/"tether" or "aiguillette". There is a version ...
Unu
unu (Romanian for "one"; lower case used on purpose) was the name of an avant-garde art and literary magazine, published in Romania from April 1928 to September 1935. Edited by writers Sașa Pană and M...
Unu - Wikipedia
Baba Dochia
In Romanian mythology, Baba Dochia, or The Old Dokia, is a figure identified with the return of spring. She is sometimes imagined as “an old woman who insults the month of March when she goes out wit...
Bucur (legendary shepherd)
Bucur is the legendary Romanian shepherd who is said to have founded Bucharest, giving its name to it. While the legend about the shepherd is probably apocryphal, the name of Bucureşti is quite likely...
Bucur (legendary shepherd) - Wikipedia
Călușari
The Călușari ([kəluˈʃarʲ]) were the members of a Romanian fraternal secret society who practiced a ritual acrobatic dance known as the căluș. According to the Romanian historian Mircea Eliade, the Căl...
Călușari - Wikipedia
Julius Podlipny
Julius or Iulius Podlipny (most common renditions of the Slovak: Július Podlipný; Czech: Julius Podlipný; Hungarian: Podlipny Gyula; Romanian: Iuliu Podlipny; April 12, 1898–1991) was an...
Julius Podlipny - Wikipedia
Caloian
Caloian is a rain ritual in Romania, similar in some ways with Paparuda. It is mostly found in Wallachia (Southern part of Romania). The origin of this ritual, as many other local popular beliefs and ...
Doamna Neaga
Doamna Neaga is the heroine of many tales in Romanian folklore. She is allegedly based on a real individual who lived in 17th-century Wallachia. According to the legends, she owned many beautiful and ...
Internet censorship in Romania
Internet censorship in Romania is mainly related to the filtering of sites with pornographic content hosted in Romania.Although several proposals have been made to censor pornographic sites so far not...
Romanian folklore
A feature of Romanian culture is the special relationship between folklore and the learned culture, determined by two factors. First, the rural character of the Romanian communities resulted in an exc...
Romanian folklore - Wikipedia
Paparuda
Dodola (also spelled Doda, Dudulya and Didilya, pronounced: doh-doh-la, doo-doo-lya, or dee-dee-lya), Perperuna or Preperuša is a pagan tradition found in the Balkans. A girl, wearing a skirt made of ...
Paparuda - Wikipedia
Ion Minulescu
Ion Minulescu ([iˈon minuˈlesku]; 6 January 1881 – 11 April 1944) was a Romanian avant-garde poet, novelist, short story writer, journalist, literary critic, and playwright. Often publishing his works...
Ion Minulescu - Wikipedia
Ion Valentin Anestin
Ion Valentin Anestin (December 24, 1900 – December 6, 1963) was a Romanian graphic artist, engraver, painter, sculptor, journalist and dramatist. Noted as a caricaturist and art critic, he was the fat...
Ion Valentin Anestin - Wikipedia
Păstorel Teodoreanu
Păstorel Teodoreanu, or just Păstorel (born Alexandru Osvald (Al. O.) Teodoreanu; July 30, 1894 – March 17, 1964), was a Romanian humorist, poet and gastronome, the brother of novelist Ionel Teodorean...
Păstorel Teodoreanu - Wikipedia
Gellu Naum
Gelu Naum (August 1, 1915 – September 29, 2001) was a prominent Romanian poet, dramatist, novelist, children's writer, and translator. He is remembered as the founder of the Romanian Surrealist ...