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News Romania » Transylvania: Skiing in Romania: The Parâng domain in Transylvania

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Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

In western Romania’s Hunedoara county, the Parâng domain comes with a wide ski area, and more than six kilometers of slopes. The Parâng Massif itself is worth exploring, with its steep tracks and over 40 glacial lakes. The Câlcescu Geological ...

News Romania » Transylvania: Religious freedom edict from centuries ago resonate today

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Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

We Unitarian Universalists are celebrating the 450th anniversary of the Edict of Torda, a proclamation of religious freedom issued in 1568 in Transylvania, the lovely northwest corner of Romania. (No vampires in this story.) The Edict is at the root of our ...

News Romania » Transylvania: U.S. gymnasts say sport rife with verbal and emotional abuse

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Publication date: Sunday 25 February 2018

With the blessing and support of Romania's communist leadership, the Karolyis centralized gymnastics training in the 1970s, opening a center in a small town in Transylvania where the country's best gymnasts were required to train and go to school.

News Romania » Transylvania: Hungary and Romania in row over Transylvania autonomy remarks

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Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

A row has broken out between Bucharest and Budapest over autonomy for ethnic Hungarians in part of Romania’s Transylvania region. It was sparked by Mihai Tudose, Romania’s prime minister, who appeared to physically threaten those wanting a degree of ...

News Romania » Transylvania: Upheaval in the East; The Romanian Revolution Over, It's Back to Old Hatreds in Transylvania

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Publication date: uesday 20 March 1990

CLUJ, Romania— More than two months after a revolution that briefly united them, the Hungarians and the Romanians who live together in what is now Romanian Transylvania are once again locked in a centuries-old rivalry that is reviving nationalist fervor ...

News Romania » Transylvania: Romania: Cross Transylvania and stay at Prince Charles' house

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Publication date: Wednesday 06 June 2012

While most of the royal goings-ons this summer take place in Britain, here's a chance to stay at a royal residence -- in Romania. But don't expect grand furnishings or elegant decor at this property in the tiny town of Viscri. Prince Charles, according to ...

News Romania » Transylvania: Forget About Catalonia And Brexit, The Next European Black Swan Could Be Transylvania

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Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

Romania was granted the entire region of Transylvania, where an estimated 1.3 million ethnic Hungarians reside, making Hungarians Romania’s largest minority. The loss of such a large chunk of territory and population would certainly leave its mark on ...

News Romania » Transylvania: Prince Charles of Transylvania

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Publication date: Friday 26 October 2012

Despite huge changes – in the past century sovereignty has transferred from Habsburg emperors to Romanian kings to communist dictators to elected politicians – Transylvania has somehow retained a link to a way of life not seen in Britain since the ...

News Romania » Transylvania: 'Dracula’s Castle' For Sale In Transylvania: Tour Inside Bran Castle In Romania [PHOTOS]

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Publication date: onday 12 May 2014

Get excited, horror aficionados: Bran Castle, nicknamed “Dracula’s Castle,” in Transylvania is for sale, but it’s going to cost you much more than a movie ticket. The castle, located atop a cliff in central Romania, could sell for more than $135 ...