Author: Alex Titeu


Dragobete – the Romanian holiday of love It is said that love travels beyond time and space, but how can this be possible? I invite you, dear reader, in a journey of words, allowing you to discover the unique way in which the Romanians celebrate love. Unveil a tradition that started long ago and that’s still very popular nowadays. Forget about Valentine’s Day, about the big red hearts, chocolate or fluffy toys. Take a moment and dive into more than 2000 years of traditions, legends and rituals. And who knows? Maybe, if you pay attention and respect the traditions exactly, you will (re)discover your special one this year! Who is “Dragobete”? 24th of February is the day when Romanians celebrate Dragobete, a day filled with love and romance that brings in the new spring season. It is a symbol of youth and pristine love, of hope and new life cycles. It is said that Dragobete is a Dacian God, similar to Cupid or Eros – the Greek God. He is the protector of love, joy …

Romanian Movies at #TIFF19 | SEP 5-15

A great selection of Romanian films at the Toronto International Film Festival 2019. Collective / Colectiv (Romania, Luxembourg, 2019) A documentary by Alexander Nanau. Director Alexander Nanau follows a crack team of investigators at the Romanian newspaper Sports Gazette as they try to uncover a vast health-care fraud that enriched moguls and politicians — and led to the deaths of innocent citizens Alexander Nanau was born in Bucharest and studied directing at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin. He has directed the feature documentaries The World According to Ion B (10) and Toto and His Sisters (14). Date Time Theatre Fri, Sep 06 16:00 Scotiabank Theatre Sun, Sep 08 15:15 Jackman Hall (AGO) Thu, Sep 12 15:15 Scotiabank Theatre More details at Simple Women (Italy, Romania, 2019) A film by Chiara Malta. In this innovative fiction debut from Chiara Malta, a director with epilepsy trying to make a film about the life of famed Romanian actor Elina Löwensohn discovers that her real-life subject bears little resemblance to the star she idolized. Chiara Malta …

Alegeri pentru Parlamentul European și referendumul național – 26 mai 2019

Alegerile pentru membrii din România în Parlamentul European se vor desfășura duminică, 26 mai 2019. ​ Referendumul național: La data de 26 mai 2019 va avea loc referendumul național convocat de Președintele României. Se poate vota la referendumul național în aceleași secții de votare organizate pentru desfășurarea alegerilor pentru Parlamentul European. NEW BRUNSWICK Secția de votare Nr. 43, CanadaPavillon Rotary, Salle foyer, Consulat Onorific (Dieppe/Moncton)Parc Rotary St. Anselme, Dippe, New Brunswick, E1A 0K2 QUEBEC Secţiile de votare Nr. 46, CanadaConsulatul General al României la Montreal 1010, rue Sherbrooke Ouest, bureau 610, etaj 6, H3A 2R7, Montreal, Québec ONTARIO Secţia de votare Nr. 42, CanadaAmbasada României în Canada 655 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6A3 Secţiile de votare Nr. 47, CanadaAdresa:Consulatul General al României la Toronto 789 Don Mills Rd, unit 501, Toronto, ON, M3C 1T9, Canada ALBERTA Secția de votare Nr. 44, CanadaCKE Community Hall Consulat Onorific1015-73rd Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2V 0R9 Resurse aditionale: Tot ce trebuie să știi despre alegerile europene din 2019 Cum au decis politicienii? Ministerul Afacerilor Externe – Procese Electorale

Andrei Feher

The Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Announces New Music Director. Born in Romania to a family of musicians, Andrei Feher began his musical education as a violinist in his hometown Satu Mare before continuing his studies at the Montreal Conservatoire when his parents relocated to Canada.