Romanian Govt. grants EUR 11 mln to Timișoara European Capital of Culture program

Romanian Govt. grants EUR 11 mln to Timișoara European Capital of Culture program

Jun 18, 2019

The Romanian Government approved on June 12 an emergency ordinance granting RON 53 million (some EUR 11 million) to the Timișoara 2021 European Capital of Culture program, according to Romania-Insider.com. The financing is non-refundable and is granted yearly based on a contract between the Culture Ministry and the Timișoara European Capital of Culture...

Endava opens two new software centres in Timisoara and Brasov

Endava opens two new software centres in Timisoara and Brasov

Jun 16, 2019

Endava, one of the 5 biggest software companies in Romania by 2018 turnover (RON 501.8 million) has announced the opening of two new offices in Timisoara and Brasov, reaching a total of seven development centres in Romania. Its five existing offices are in Cluj-Napoca, Iasi, Bucuresti, Pitesti and Targu-Mures. The company had over 2,790 employees in Romania at...

Banca Transilvania partners with local fintech to offer mobile self-banking

Banca Transilvania partners with local fintech to offer mobile self-banking

Jun 15, 2019

Banca Transilvania, the largest Romanian bank, and CallVU, a company offering omni-channel innovative solutions, have started a partnership through which BT will offer to its customers a new digital experience, through mobile phone self-banking, according to Romania-Insider.com. Based on this collaboration, Banca Transilvania launched BT Visual Help, an option...

Romanian Orthodox Church wants Pride Week Play Banned

Romanian Orthodox Church wants Pride Week Play Banned

Jun 14, 2019

The Romanian Orthodox Church called for a ban on a gay-themed theatre play this week, claiming it was a mockery of religious feelings that transmitted a “deliberately blasphemous” message, according to BalkanInsight.com. The Romanian Orthodox Church said on Wednesday that the play, called ‘I am Too. So What?’, which has been staged during Pride...

Alejandro Landes’ ‘Monos’ Wins Top Prize at Transilvania Film Festival

Alejandro Landes’ ‘Monos’ Wins Top Prize at Transilvania Film Festival

Jun 10, 2019

Alejandro Landes’ “Monos,” a survival thriller about a group of rebels set deep in the jungles of Colombia, won the top prize at the Transilvanian Intl. Film Festival on Saturday, with the jury praising the Sundance player “for its hypnotic power through its minimalist storytelling, committed cast, and unsentimental portrait of young people with guns”,...

Price of logistics and industrial land in Cluj-Napoca hits EUR 70 per sqm

Price of logistics and industrial land in Cluj-Napoca hits EUR 70 per sqm

Jun 7, 2019

Cluj-Napoca has become the city with the most expensive land for industrial development in Romania, prices in areas of maximum interest being almost double compared to those required for similar sites in Bucharest, according to a report drafted by industrial real estate and land brokerage agency Dunwell, quoted by Romania-Insider.com. In Cluj-Napoca, Floreşti...