Transylvanian coins from the collection of Constantin Orghidan

Transylvanian coins from the collection ...

For a period of about 150 years, the Principality of Transylvania was recognized as an independent state in the Middle Ages. During this period, the princes of Transylvania were released a considerable amount of gold and silver coins , among the most spectacular of their time . These coins have become rare since the period 18-19 centuries . One of the most important collections belonged to Constantin Orghidan which was donated to the Romanian Academy in 1944 . Gallery shows some of the most important and spectacular parts of the collection.   Via: ...
Mogosoaia Palace

Mogosoaia Palace

The Mogosoaia palace was built up in 1702 by Constantin Brancoveanu in romanian Renaissance architectural style , or style Brancovan . It is a combination of Venetian elements with elements Ottoman . Is an essential part of Romanian art and culture. Brancoveanu managed to associate the name of an unprecedented renewals of Romanian architecture, elements that will be taken by architects romantic period as the main source of inspiration to create what will remain neo-Romanian architectural style.   Via:...
Romanian military uniforms 1881 – 1895

Romanian military uniforms 1881 – ...

The images are part of the collection of Hendrik Jacobus Vinkhuijzen. They present somme romanian military uniforms  worn by members of the Romanian Royal Family , King Carol I , prince Ferdinand and prince Carol II , from the last part of the 19th century.   Via : ...
Open Days at the site of the new National Arena Stadium

Open Days at the site of the new Nationa...

Work at the new National Arena Stadium began in 2007 after former stadium, opened in 1953 ,was demolished. In this new stadium will play football Europe League final in May 2012. Photographs were taken during construction stadium on 17 April 2011. Now , the stadium is ready for the big event.     Via:...
ARCA flights – Demonstrator 1 – 2

ARCA flights – Demonstrator 1 R...

Aeronautics and Cosmonautics Romanian Association (Asociatia Romana pentru Cosmonautica si Aeronautica – ARCA) is a non-governmental organization headquartered in Valcea, Romania, which promotes innovative aerospace projects. Demonstrator 1 – 2 is the first rocket made ​​from ARCA, with suborbital capabilities. Has not made any flight serving as test bench for missile Demonstrator 2 and 2B. Via:...
Ceausescu’s  bear in North Korea

Ceausescu’s bear in North Korea

A carpathian bear trophy is at the International Friendship Museum in North Korea . A Romanian brown bear trophy is presented at the International Friendship Museum in North Korea.The trophy was offered by Nicolae Ceausescu to Kim Il Sung , the president of the country . The legend says that Ceausescu himself hunted the bear to offer to give it to the president of North Korea. In the movie you can see another gifts received during the time by the leaders of North Korea. Via:...
Museum of locomotives Resita

Museum of locomotives Resita

The museum was established by Mircea Popa , the Director of Works in 1972, to commemorate a century of production of steam locomotives in Resita, and includes 16 exhibits from different periods of construction Via:...
Romanian revolution. December 1989. Part II

Romanian revolution. December 1989. Part...

Here we continue the presentation of Romanian Revolution in pictures .   Via:...
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