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COLEGIUL NATIONAL RADU NEGRU PRESENTATION by Eugenia Bica, Comenius Cordinator. Romania

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  1. 1. ROMANIA
  2. 2. Location in Europe:Southeastern part ofCentral EuropeForm of State:Parliamentary RepublicCurrencies: Leu (RON)Flag of Romania:Three vertical stripes: red, yellow and blue.
  3. 3. The Romanian PeopleForeign visitors consider Romaniansfriendly and very hospitable people.Romanians are by nature fun loving, warm,playful, with an innate sense of humor.
  4. 4. Bran Castle & Dracula
  5. 5. Vlad Dracula the Impaler Hero and Vampire
  6. 6. Dracula- born in Transylvania in 1431 who died 46years later;- since his enemies were vicious, cruelsoldiers, he developed a habit of impalingthem; this must have inspired Bram Stokerwhen he wrote Dracula in 1897.
  7. 7. Vlad’s habit of impaling his enemies .
  8. 8. NADIA COMANECIthe best gymnast ever
  9. 9. GHEORGHE HAGI. The best Romanian football player
  10. 10. Lucian Buteone of the mostprominent boxers
  11. 11. Ilie Năstasefirst number 1 of the ATP
  12. 12. Did you know ?Our country was called Our national car is:DACIA and our ancestorswere fearless andimmortal Dacians, whosemysterious statues are allover in nowadays Rome,Italy?
  13. 13. Did you know?At 238,400 square kilometers, Romania isthe 9th largest country of the EU by area,and has the 7th largest population of the EUwith over 19 million people.
  14. 14. Did you know ?Its capital and largest city isBucharest, the 10th largest city inthe EU, with a population ofaround two million.
  15. 15. Bucharest
  16. 16. Palace of Parliament, Bucharest
  17. 17. Communists in Romania- severe food rationing,- power cuts, fuel shortages,- visitors and travel restricted,- state controlled censorship of themedia (2 hours a day for TVprograms)
  18. 18. R OM A NIA betterpe rspectiv es
  19. 19. Famous Romanian People Nicolae Grigorescu Painter
  20. 20. Famous Romanian PeopleGeorge Enescu Musician
  21. 21. Famous Romanian People Mihai Eminescu Poet
  22. 22. Famous Romanian People Constantin Brâncuşi
  23. 23. Castles & Fortresses Many castles and fortresses inRomania feature unique architecturalelements and styles that reflect localtraditions, customs and purpose.
  24. 24. Peleş Castle- its 160 rooms are adorned withthe finest examples of Europeanart, Murano crystal chandeliers,German stained-glass windows,walls covered with Cordobaleather, Meissen and Sevresporcelains, ebony and ivorysculptures.
  25. 25. Corvineşti Castle - built in the 14th century on the site of a former Roman camp. It served as a fortress an later as the residence of Transylvanias rulers.
  26. 26. The Royal Palace, .BucharestThe former official royalresidence. Built in theNeoclassic style, between1927-37; home toRomanias NationalMuseum of Art.Cotroceni Palace, BucharestThe residence ofRomanias President
  27. 27. Ciucea Putna CâlnicDeva Suceava Poenari Castles & Fortresses Criş Neamţ Boian
  28. 28. Painted MonasteriesMany most picturesque treasures ofRomania - painted churches located inBucovina - are protected by UNESCO aspart of humankinds world heritage.
  29. 29. Putna Suceviţa Voroneţ The Monasteries in Moldavia Humor Moldoviţa Arbore
  30. 30. The Beauties of RomaniaThe Carpathian Mountains traverse the centre of the countrybordered on both sides by foothills and finally the great plainsof the outer rim. Danube River ends its eight- country journey through eight European countries at the Black Sea by forming one of the biggest and most interesting wetlands in the world, the Danube Delta.
  33. 33. V ă lul Miresei waterfallVALUL MIRESEIWATERFALL
  34. 34. Pietrosu Mare-Rodna Mountains
  35. 35. Chalets on Bâlea Lake
  36. 36. Chilia branch- Danube Delta
  37. 37. DANUBE DELTA
  38. 38. Cluj – Napoca Timişoara Constanţa Braşov Iaşi Sibiu Sibiu Braşov Cluj – Napoca Timişoara Constanţa Sibiu Timişoara Constanţa Braşov Iaşi Cluj – Napoca
  39. 39. SighișoaraClock Tower
  40. 40. Romanian TraditionsTraditions are well preserved in the villages ofRomania.Romanians celebrate their ancient heritage,changing seasons, religious holidays and life-cycleevents, such as birth, marriage and death.
  41. 41. Romanian Traditions & FolkloreThe Round Dance Învârtita Brâu Căluşarii
  42. 42. Traditional dancers & peasants at work
  43. 43. Traditional Romanian Houses
  44. 44. Traditional Costumes Transilvania Area
  45. 45. Ceramics Pots and Plates
  46. 46. Traditional Romanian Food - Christmas –Home made sausages Black Pudding (Caltaboşi) Meat Jelly Cozonac Sarmale
  47. 47. Traditional Romanian Food Ciorbă de perişoare Mititei (The "Wee Ones" (meatball soup) - small skinless grilled sausages) Tochitură(meat stew seasoned withonions and/ or spices Papanaşi (cottage cheese donuts, topped with sour cream and fruit preserve
  48. 48. Artistic Sewing and Weaving
  49. 49. IconsIcons painted on glass Icons painted in oil Icons painted on wood
  50. 50. Romanian Customs - Christmas Caroling
  51. 51. Romanian Customs - Easter Decorative Motifs for Easter Eggs The Lost Path The Cross The StarDecorated Eggs
  52. 52. Sârbi Josaniwooden churches-symbols of theOrthodox faith
  53. 53. Barsana Monastery
  54. 54. The Romanian Educational SystemSince 1989 the Romanian educationalsystem – whish is tuition-free, has beenthrough several reforms- each interesting inits own way, but it has also been regulatedand enforced – at every step - by theMinistry of Education and Research.
  55. 55. School• Most children start school at the age of seven.• Most elementary schools are public.• It is compulsory in Romania to go to school until the 10th grade (when pupils are 16 or 17) but most pupils graduate the 12 th grade and they take the baccalaureate exam.
  56. 56. Types of High schools• 1. National College — the most prestigious• 2. Military College• 3. Economic College or Technical College• 4. Liceu (Standard High school)• 5. Grup Şcolar — A group of two schools — a high school (usually offering academic programmes in the field of technical or services education) and a Craft and Trade School.
  57. 57. Academic Programs• Theoretical program- Science — ("mathematics and computer programming" or "earth studies");- Humanities — ("social studies" or "languages")• Technical programs• Vocational programs• Services and Economics programs
  58. 58. The Town I Come from
  59. 59. Orthodox Cathedral
  60. 60. Fagaras• Romanian pronunciation: [fəɡəˈ raʃ]• It is an old Romanian town, right in the centre of the country, in Transylvania.• It has a population of about 28,000
  62. 62. .
  63. 63. The School I Represent- the oldest institution of secondaryeducation in the old town of Fagaras, founded in 1869;- between 1919-1940 this school was considered as an elite high school. In those days there were only 25 such schools in the whole country…
  65. 65. The National College Radu Negru Today .
  66. 66. A Center of Cultural LifeOver the decades, the National College “Radu Negru“ has been an important cultural factor in the town of Fagaras. “Radu Negru” has always been appreciated for its outcomes.