România

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December 1st is the National Day of Romania. I uploaded this short presentation for everyone who wants to know more about my home country.

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  • Dacians = they believed in immortality of the soul and were not afraid to die
  • 18th century = witnessed the decline of the Ottoman Empire and the rise of the Russian and Austrian ones
  • own communist policy, standards of living plunged considerably years were dominated by lies, corruption, terror, violation of human rights, and isolation from the Western world
  • the brighter side of communism270 m by 240 m, 86 m high, and 92 m under ground. 1,100 rooms, 2 underground parking garages and is 12 stories tall, with four additional underground levels currently available and in use, with another four in different stages of completion.
  • România

    1. 1. We’ll talk about short facts physical features ;) a bit of history famous Romanian people & things traditions
    2. 2. Fast info Official name - România Location - (SE) Central Europe Time zone - GMT + 2 Area - 237 502 km2 (Denmark X6) Population – over 22 mil Ethnic groups - Romanians 89%, Hungarian 7.5%, Gipsy 1.9%, Other 1.6% Religions - Christian Orthodox 87%, Roman Catholic 5%, Protestant 5%, Jewish, Other
    3. 3. Fast info Currency: Romanian Leu (RON) - 1RON = aprox 2DKK Climate - temperate, 4 distinct (!) seasons, temperatures from Capital - Bucharest (Bucureşti) Form of State - Parliamentary Republic with two legislative bodies: Senate (Senat) and Chamber of Representatives (Camera Deputatilor) Main political parties - Social Democratic Party, Democratic Party, National Liberal Party etc NATO and EU member
    4. 4. Physical features  great location - latitudes 43°37’07‖ to 48°15’06‖ perfect proportions:  1/3 mountains  1/3 hills  1/3 plains highest peak - Moldoveanu 2544m one of the richest faunas in Europe (bears, deer, lynx and wolves) trademarks ->
    5. 5. The Danube Delta
    6. 6. The Carpathian Mountains
    7. 7. The Carpathian Mountains
    8. 8. The Black Sea
    9. 9. Climate 4 seasons very hot summer cold winter with plenty of snow in the mountains record high temp: 44.5 C record low temp: -38.5 C significant differences between regions
    10. 10. History oldest remains of homo sapiens in Europe - 42.000 years old – ―The Cave with Bones‖ in Romania (believed to be the first homo sapiens to have entered the continent) 4000 BC – first pottery 2000 BC - "the fairest and most courageous of men‖(Herodotus) - the Dacian people 100 AD – peak of Dacian civilization => 101 – 106 AD the Romans conquered us  11 century – Romanians only Latin people in E Europe
    11. 11. History by 13 century – first division of Romanian people: Wallachia, Transilvania and Moldavia – fallen under different influences first reunited from 1593 to1601 by Michael the Great On January 24, 1859 - the historic act of political unity between Moldavia and Wallachia under one single rule, that of Alexandru Ioan Cuza 1st of December, 1918 - Alba Iulia the "unification of all Romanians from Transylvania, the Banat, Crisana and Maramures with Romania for all ages to come― was proclaimed => thus, national day
    12. 12. Recent History 1945 — The Yalta Agreement makes Romaniapart of the Soviet system – post WWII arragements grandiose communist development projects -people were submitted to a rigorous austerity programme in the 1980s Dec 1989 – communist regimes falling in Europe -> Romanians overthrow Ceausescu’s 25 yrs dictatorial regime proud democracy ever since 
    13. 13. The Palace of the Parliamentsecond biggest building in the world after the Pentagon
    14. 14. Cool Romanian people … you might know
    15. 15. ConstantinBrancuşi• internationally renowned sculptorwho led the way for modernistsculptors
    16. 16. AngelaGheorghiu• one of the worlds greatestopera sopranos• next performanceMetropolitan Opera House NewYork ;)
    17. 17. AlexandraNichita• prodigy Romanian painterwhose distinct style is said toresemble that of Picasso
    18. 18. NadiaComaneci• one of the best knowngymnasts of the world, winnerof five Olympic gold medals• the first gymnast to beawarded a perfect score of 10in an Olympic gymnastic event
    19. 19. HenriCoanda• inventor andaerodynamics pioneer,the builder of worlds firstjet powered aircraft, theCoanda-1910.• he discovered and gavehis name to the Coandaeffect
    20. 20. Romanian brands
    21. 21. Traditions Easter Martisor pottery embroidery national costumes
    22. 22. Easter
    23. 23. Mărţişor
    24. 24. Pottery
    25. 25. Embroidery
    26. 26. National costumes
    27. 27. Costumes
    28. 28. Iaşi - My home town aprox 400.000 second biggest city in Romania economic, cultural and academic centre of the Romanian region of Moldavia
    29. 29. Iaşi
    30. 30. I’ve told you about… short facts physical features ;) a bit of history famous Romanian people & things traditions
    31. 31. Come visit!

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