Stories about Romania from June, 2007
Romania: Economic Relations With Neighbors
Romerican writes about the prospects of Romania's economic relations with its neighbors: “Hungary, Bulgaria, Serbia, and Ukraine all represent logical markets for exporting Romanian-made products and Romanian-performed services sold under Romanian brands of Romanian-owned companies. There’s a ready audience right across the border just ripe for the taking. Do it.”
Eastern & Central Europe: U.S. States’ GDPs
U.S. states have been renamed for countries with similar GDPs and the new map has been posted at Strange Maps: Russia is New Jersey, Ukraine is Idaho, Belarus is Alaska, Poland is Missouri, Czech Republic is Nebraska, Hungary is New Mexico, Romania is Delaware, Croatia is South Dakota.
Europe: Roma Art at Venice Biennale
TOL's Romantic writes about the Roma Pavilion at the Venice Biennale: Paradise Lost, an exhibition that presents 16 contemporary Roma artists.
Romania: GayFest 2007 in Bucharest
Plenty of pictures and a report from the GayFest 2007 in Bucharest by Romerican: “Perhaps a statement of solidarity, the Romanian Jandarmeria had stationed a large number of attractive men in uniform alongside the gay paraders.”