Britain has marked 70 years since the victory in World War 2 with a series of festivities and concerts. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has attended the religious service held in Westminster Abbey to commemorate the victims of the largest war in history. The number of people killed in the […]

Workers’ Day, the 1st of May, was marked by left wing rallies allover the world. Though they were not more than 30 young people attending, the British anarchists managed to block for a quarter of hour the iconic Tower Bridge. City police seemed to be caught by surprise by the […]

25 years after, Romanians have commemorated the Revolution where it started, in Timișoara, a city on the west border with Serbia and Hungary. This was the only place in Europe where communism was overthrown after a revolution that took the lives of over one thousand people. The regime had been […]

About 90.000 dwellers of Bucharest met the new year in the street, at one of the several open air concerts that were held. The largest audience was in Constitution Plaza, in front of the Parliamentary Palace, where the municipality was the main organizer. A comparable crowd filled George Enescu Square, […]

One of the five pillars of Islamic faith, required to all believers is the Hajj, the pilgrimage to the sacred places of Mecca. For those who don’t attend the spectacular procession around the Kaaba, there are of course festivities in honor of that event in almost every country. The Arabic […]

In 1939, a week before the beginning of the second world war, the foreign affairs ministers of Hitler and Stalin (Joachim von Ribbentrop and Vyacheslav Molotov) signed a secret treaty that stated not only the perfect cooperation between communists and nazis, but also divided Europe into spheres of influence. Certain […]

Between 5 and 7.000 people gathered in Bucharest in Revolution Square to protest against the attempt by the current socialist government of Romania to overthrow conservative president Traian Băsescu. The protesters held signs reminding the plagiarism scandal in which prime-minister Victor Ponta (social-democrat) was involved and accusing the left wing […]

For one day Bucharest was dressed in red and white as tens of thousands of fans of the two Spanish teams “invaded” the city for the Europa League Final. The locals were more than happy to welcome the massive group of tourists of similar Latin descent, who overcrowded the pubs […]

Not long ago, in the last century, you could positively identify the geographic area of origin of a Romanian by looking at his clothes. The costumes were entirely home-made and it was a matter of great pride to preserve the exact decorations with vegetal, zoomorphic and anthropomorphic motifs. Even today […]

By definition, haute couture presentations go over the top with fantasy creations not made to be worn on the street, but to impress on the catwalk. At Wella Fashion Show, the accent was not on dresses, as usual in a presentation, but on haircuts. Some of the wildest hair arrangements […]

Spectators that overfilled the Grand Hall of The National Theater in Bucharest were impressed by a glamorous fashion show in which the make-up and hairstyling trends of the next year were displayed. The Gala lasted an entire day and included various workshops with demonstrations of haircutting and make-up, but also […]

Cabaret is one of the freest forms of entertainment, in which social norms are challenged for the sake of amusement. It was in bars that offered cabaret performances that French can-can appeared a century ago taking a conservative Europe by storm with the revealing legs of the dancers at a […]

A colorful spectacle, the cabaret is a tradition in Western towns, where dance performances are held in bars and restaurants. Though regarded as an easy form of entertainment, actually the cabaret shows include musical acts, dance acts like in the music-hall shows on Broadway, theatric performances, sometimes with comedy numbers […]

In this show, the dancers present a piece of Georgian history and they do it with a sense of pride and carefulness. You can tell that this is more than a simple dance made to entertain. But they definitely stand up to the task of representing their country with grace. […]

Latin dances are the most energetic styles in a dance competition. They are full of life and rhythm, with quick moves and spectacular pirouettes. Distinguished from the elegant slow dances, these dances are in turn divided into several standardized styles: rumba, cha-cha-cha, samba, paso doble, jive, mambo, samba. Rumba is […]

In the dance sport competitions the ballroom dances are the most elegant moments, an occasion to exhibit beautiful dresses, severe black suits and manners on a harmonious music. The ballroom dances in international competitions are: waltz, Viennese waltz, tango, slow foxtrot and quickstep. The Viennese waltz opens the wedding party, […]

Fashionvictim store presented a collection of underwear and casual wear at which attended local designers like Catalin Botezatu, shoe designer Mihai Albu and his wife, Iulia Albu, as well as socialite couple Irinel Columbeanu and Monica Columbeanu. The store presents some famous brands like: CNC Costume National, ICE Iceberg, Dolce […]

Witty and full of life, Nina Cassian met her readers in one of the conference rooms of Intercontinental Hotel in Bucharest. “It’s like the visit of the old lady”, said her with humor when entering the room, and later added on a more somber tone: “considering the age, this is […]

TV celebrities and socialites took part at a fashion presentation in Plaza Romania Mall. The presentation included several casual lines, so local celebrities walked on stage with comfortable clothes closer to what they would usually wear when outside of the spotlights. Gina Pistol, Playboy bunny, appeared in a prudent black […]

A collection of evening dresses completed the wedding dresses collection by Rita Muresan. Though the glitter of Swarovski crystals is not absent, dresses have simple lines which makes them suitable for parties and special events. Pure red was the color that stood out in this presentation.

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