Happy 101th Anniversary, Romania!

On December the 1st 2019, Romania celebrates its National Day, marking 101 years since the Great Union.

In 1859, the southern region of Wallachia and the eastern region of Moldavia banded together as the Kingdom of Romania, and declared independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1877. The Resolution of the National Assembly joined Transylvania, Banat, Crişana, and Maramureş, with the Kingdom of Romania, further expanding the size of the nation.

In 1918, an accord making the union official passed without objection, having been ratified in the historic city of Alba Iulia, in the presence of over 100,000 people. The accord contained clauses that protected religious freedom, codified universal suffrage, and freedom of the press, it stood as a testament to the path Romania hoped to pursue.

Find out more about Romanian’s National Day and about the festivities that took place, by clicking the following links:

https://www.romania-insider.com/romania-national-day-parade-2019
https://www.rri.ro/en_gb/november_30_2019-2608147
https://www.stiripesurse.ro/royal-visit-to-iasi-to-celebrate-national-day_1408581.html

Happy 101st Anniversary, Romania! La mulți ani, România pentru aniversarea a 101 ani de la Marea Unire!

Happy World Book Day 2019!

World Book Day, also known as World Book and Copyright Day, or International Day of the Book, is an annual event the organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) with the aim of promoting reading, publishing, and copyright.

Having been first celebrated on the 23rd of April 1995, World Book Day continues to be recognized on that day every year. A related event in the United Kingdom and Ireland is observed in March.

Happy World Book Day, 2019!

Happy Earth Day 2019!

Each year, Earth Day, observed on the 22nd of April, marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.

Earth Day has reached into its current status as the largest secular observance in the world, celebrated by more than a billion people every year, and a day of action that changes human behavior and provokes policy changes.

2019 marks the 49th anniversary of Earth Day, while next year, in 2020, 50th anniversary of Earth Day will occur. In honor of this milestone, Earth Day Network is launching an ambitious set of goals to shape the future of 21st century environmentalism. Learn more here.