Steaua's owner, renowned businessman Gigi Becali announced on Friday that Mihai Stoica is the new manager at Steaua, one of the biggest football clubs in Romania. Stoica refused to talk about the contract, claiming that it is confidential.
Roxette will perform for the first time in Romania next year on May 30th at Zone Arena, Emagic informs. The 2011 show will be included in world tour scheduled for 2011. This will be the tenth world tour of the band that rejoined forces last year after 8 years.
No Mercy will perform again in Romania on November 27 in Le Studio club in Bucharest, bestmusic.ro informs. In 15 years of activity, No Mercy sold over 10 million albums in the world and the most appreciated songs are Where do you go, Please don't go, When I die.
Intel announced on Monday plans to open a research and software solutions development center in Bucharest where several million euro will be invested. Initially, the center will hire 25 employees but the number might increase to 100, the company announced. For starters, the ceter will develop research development activities for the open source MeeGo platform but activities will diversify in time.
Sting's daughter to perform in Romania I Blame Coco, Sting's daughter's band will perform in Bucharest on Friday November 5 at the Ark, Emagic informs. The entry will cost 50 lei. Coco's music style is electro pop. The bands that influenced her own style are Kraftwerk, Depeche Mode and The Cure.
Protests start in Bucharest, downtown traffic restrictedProtests organised by a major trade union started downtown Bucharest at noon on Tuesday, with some 10,000 people expected to join. Members of the National Trade Union Block (BNS) will march from the Government HQ to several ministries across central Bucharest, promoting a series of claims aiming at clearer measures to relaunch the economy.
Protests start in Bucharest against austerity measures pushed by governmentSome 1,500 members of the CNSLR-Fratia trade union gathered in the Revolution Square in Bucharest on Wednesday to protest against austerity measures pushed by the Romanian government. Union leaders said they expected some 20,000 people to join meetings and marches scheduled throughout the day, according to Romanian news agency Mediafax.UPDATE Some 9,000 protesters gathered in the Revolution Square in the early afternoon.
Guns N'Roses performs in Bucharest on Tuesday at Romexpo Guns N'Roses will perform in Bucharest a concert, part of the tour to promote their newest album, Chinese Democracy. However, the members of the band will also perform the hits that made the band famous. The concert will start at 7PM at Romexpo. Fans are expected starting 5PM.
Comedy actor Horia Serbanescu passed away at the age of 86 in a hospital in Bucharest, news television Realitatea TV informs. The actor's body will be laid at the Constantin Tanase theatre and the funeral is scheduled on Tuesday, the Bellu Cemetery.
Flower fights, vintage costumes parade, old trams parade, markets, flashmobs and music shows are just some of the events that will be organized downtown Bucharest this weekend, to mark Bucharest Days 2010, organizers inform.
About 4,000 taxi drivers are expected to attend, on Wednesday a protest, a press release issued by their association reads. They demand the government to modify the stipulations of law 95/2006 regarding the payment of health contributions for five years back by authorized individuals. Moreover, taxi drivers demand the payment of heath contributions from the time the contracts are signed, and not for previous years like the law rules at this time.
The French DJ David Guetta will perform in Bucharest on October 15 at Romexpo, bestmusic.ro informs, quoting the antropos.hu website. David Guetta is one of the most appreciated DJs and music producers at the moment. Along the time, he worked with artists like Britney Spears, Akon, Kelly Rowland, Lil'Wayne, Kelis, Madonna, Fergie, K''naan, Will.i.am, Shakira.
Romanian Police spokesperson stands against filming police officersThe spokesman for Bucharest Police, Christian Ciocan, has said any person filming a policeman risks being retained unless the gestures of the filming individual are predictable. The statement comes after Romanian news channel Realitatea TV broadcast a video in which a Bucharest citizen films to police cars stationed in the street, lights off, in the dark of the night.
NGOs oppose clearing of land where huge Orthodox cathedral is due to be builtHundreds of Bucharest citizens living in the area of the Parliament Palace, with the support of environmental NGOs, submitted a protest at the Bucharest City Hall on Monday calling it not to approve plans to clear a plot of land in the respective area, which is due to be used for the construction of a huge cathedral of the Romanian Orthodox Church.
First international tattoo convention to take place in BucharestThe first International Convention on tattoo art, body piercing and body painging in Romania will take place in Sala Palatului in Bucharest on August 27-29, 2010, organisers have announced. Over 30 artists from Romania and abroad will prove their mastery during the event, which will also put on sale accessories, clothes and other tattoo-related items.
The inter-miniterial committee met to analyze the program meant to get rid of mosquitoes in Bucharest urged local authorities to monitor the South area, where mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus might enter our country from Bulgaria, Romanian news agency Mediafax informs.
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