In February 2011, a revised edition of the Romanian Thesaurus will roll off the presses, after the Academy’s linguists have amended the definitions of the words „kike” and „gypsy” in response to pressure from civil society.
In 45 years, Bucharest firefighters had never lost one of their own in a fire. Then Ionuţ Ungureanu died.
Few photographs are as important as the family portrait. Few say so much about who we are and where we come from. That’s why we challenged some of the best Romanian photographers to capture one such important moment.
Artist Dan Perjovschi draws his trademark figures on the walls of the world’s most important art institutions, but he couldn’t do them without Romania.
Four guys set up a prank and become overnight celebrities, adored by two types of diverging subcultures. This is an urban legend, as true as it gets.
Nobuyoshi Araki is anything but comfortable. On the surface he might seem like a pervert who objectifies women, but I suspect there’s more to him than that.
Under communism, in the absence of capitalist candy, people loved them. Then, chips and chocolate took over. Now, the nostalgic snack is back.
Encouraged by Romanians’ recent obsession with healthy eating, a mother-daughter plum butter business takes off from Topoloveni, Argeș.
A legendary writer is created in Time, word by word, book by book, myth by myth. However, if you pay attention, you can see the signs ahead of time.
How a village of 15 houses became one of the most popular places at the Romanian seaside.
Where did the diacritical marks come from? How come they are subject to linguistic and technological disputes? Why is it that we don’t use them correctly? And why do we need them?