Cluj-Napoca

What is Cluj-Napoca known for?


event taking

Muzicală Clujeană! date 1 October 2012 accessdate 2013-02-11 publisher Monitorul de Cluj language Romanian A Mozart Festival has taken place annually since 1991. WikiPedia:Cluj-Napoca Commons:Category:Cluj-Napoca


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archivedate 29 May 2008 deadurl yes Statistics show that 18,208 students were enrolled in the city's secondary school system during the 1993–94 school year, while a further 7,660 attended one of the 18 professional schools. WikiPedia:Cluj-Napoca Commons:Category:Cluj-Napoca


national life

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detailed technical

of architecture . Another example of modernist architectural art is ''Palatul Telefoanelor'', situated in the vicinity of Mihai Viteazul (Michael the Brave) Square, an area that also features a complex of large apartment buildings. Some outer districts, especially Mănăștur, and to a certain


music solo

, 1873. Education Sándor Végh was born in 1912 in Kolozsvár (Cluj-Napoca), Transsylvania, Kingdom of Hungary, since 1920 Cluj-Napoca, Romania). He began studying the piano at the age of six. He entered the Budapest Conservatory (College or university school of music) in 1924, taking violin studies with Jenő Hubay and composition (musical composition) with Zoltán Kodály. He began a career as a solo (solo (music)) violinist and in 1927 played a Richard Strauss composition under the composer’s baton. He graduated from the Conservatory in 1930, having won the Hubay Prize and the Reményi Prize from the institution in 1927. Education Sándor Végh was born in 1912 in Kolozsvár (Cluj-Napoca), Transsylvania, Kingdom of Hungary, since 1920 Cluj-Napoca, Romania). He began studying the piano at the age of six. He entered the Budapest Conservatory (College or university school of music) in 1924, taking violin studies with Jenő Hubay and composition (musical composition) with Zoltán Kodály. He began a career as a solo (solo (music)) violinist and in 1927 played a Richard Strauss composition under the composer’s baton. He graduated from the Conservatory in 1930, having won the Hubay Prize and the Reményi Prize from the institution in 1927. Gheorghe Funar emerged as its leader. He would soon become mayor of Cluj-Napoca. In that office, he would promote Romanian national symbols, especially the blue, yellow and red flag (Flag of Romania), throughout the city. However, Funar later joined the other nationalist party, PRM (Greater Romania Party), as General Secretary; this caused a sharp drop in PUNR's popularity, and left it without representation in Parliament (Parliament of Romania) from 1996. History The band was formed by Nick Făgădar (vocals, guitar) and Gheorghe Farcaş (bass guitar) in Cluj-Napoca, Transylvania, in September 1999. The initial name of the band was '''Tanagra Noise'''. In 2000 they changed it to the current name, ''Luna Amară''. The band has played on stage over 200 times in the past five years, throughout Romania. As a live act, this Romanian five-piece outfit has a style that combines heavy metal (Heavy metal music) with alternative rock. Luna Amara was the first Romanian band to introduce the trumpet sound into an Alternative Rock style. Article in Metalstorm Retrieved March 15, 2010 Biography A native of Bucharest, he graduated Politehnica University (University Politehnica of Bucharest) in 1981, majoring in Computer Science. Popescu began writing fiction during the communist regime (Communist Romania), focusing on his journalistic career after the Romanian Revolution of 1989. He made his debut in 1984 in the ''Echinox'' literary magazine of Cluj-Napoca with the SF story ''Grădina de cenuşă'' ("The Ash Garden"). Popescu's work was subsequently featured in most SF anthologies, almanacs and magazines before 1990, and he was twice a laureate of the ROMCON Awards (1985, 1986). He received the Eurocon Award for the collection of short stories ''Planetarium''. * 7 April 2006: Philadelphia International Film Festival (Philadelphia, USA) * 3 June 2006: Transilvania International Film Festival (Cluj-Napoca, Romania) * 12 April 2007: Wisconsin Film Festival (Wisconsin, USA) '''Bela Gold''', also '''Bill Gold''', (born 30 January 1915), was born in Cluj-Napoca (then Austria-Hungary, now Romania). Life He was born as ''Ioan Micu'' (''Inocenţiu'' being his clergy name, and ''Klein'' the German translation of his surname, sometimes rendered back into Romanian (Romanian language) transcription as ''Clain'') in Sadu, nowadays in Sibiu County, in 1692 from a lower-class family. He studied by the Jesuits in Cluj (Cluj-Napoca) and trained in theology in Trnava. WikiPedia:Cluj-Napoca Commons:Category:Cluj-Napoca


century historical

today and a rich history, is Aiud's most important educational institution. The college was founded in 1622 in Alba-Iulia, the capital city of Alba County, and it was then moved to Aiud. Later on, it was also moved to Cluj-Napoca for a short time. Today, the institution is located in a 19th century historical building, and it is also home to an important library. Geography Aleşd is located on the main railway line between Oradea and Bucharest. Consequently, it is served by frequent rapid and intercity (IC) trains from Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest, Arad (Arad, Romania) and Timişoara. History The prominence of the German element in the towns sometimes led to conflicts along ethnic lines. Sedlar 1994, p. 410. Thus the struggle for leadership in Cluj (now Cluj-Napoca) between Hungarians and Saxons only came to an end in 1458 by establishing a rule that municipal offices must be shared equally between the two groups. In 1486, Matthias I united all the Saxon districts in Transylvania in the "University of the Saxons" under the leadership of the elected mayor of Sibiu. Makkai 1994, p. 235. Pop 2006, p. 233. On 11 November 1989, before the party congress, on Bucharest's Brezoianu Street and Kogalniceanu Boulevard, students from Cluj-Napoca and Bucharest demonstrated with placards “We want Reforms against Ceauşescu government." WikiPedia:Cluj-Napoca Commons:Category:Cluj-Napoca


world film

name "Wakeman" Wakeman, John. World Film Directors, Volume 2. The H. W. Wilson Company. 1988. 465-472. After graduation he studied law in Pécs, receiving his degree in Kolozsvár (Cluj (Cluj-Napoca)) in 1944. He also took courses in art history and ethnography, which he continued to study in Transylvania. After graduating, Jancsó served in World War II and was briefly a prisoner of war. He registered with the legal Bar


genre works

;) was a Romanian painter (Painting), primarily a portraitist, but also known as a genre painter (Genre works) and an illustrator of books. Susara, 2001, ''passim'', esp. p. 19 ''et. seq.''. A founding president of the Association of Romanian Public Libraries, Mircea Regneală, "Colapsul bibliotecilor româneşti", in ''Revista 22'', Nr. 745, June 2004 ref>


study year

'') The Treaty of Versailles placed Transylvania under the sovereignty of Romania, an ally of the Triple Entente, and the Treaty of St. Germain (1919) and the Treaty of Trianon (signed in June 1920) further elaborated the status of Transylvania and defined the new border between the states of Hungary and Romania.


culture traditional

-influenced type of music. Traditional culture In spite of the influences of modern culture, traditional Romanian culture continues to influence various domains of art. left thumb The National Museum of Transylvanian History (File:Transylvanian History Museum 1.JPG) Cluj-Napoca hosts an ethnographic (ethnography) museum, the Ethnographic Museum of Transylvania, which features a large indoor collection of traditional cultural objects, as well as an open-air park, the oldest

Cluj-Napoca

'''Cluj-Napoca''' ( ). Located in the Someșul Mic River valley, the city is considered the unofficial capital to the historical province (Historical regions of Romania) of Transylvania. From 1790 to 1848 and from 1861 to 1867, it was the official capital of the Grand Principality of Transylvania.

As of 2011, 324,576 inhabitants live within the city limits, marking a slight increase from the figure recorded at the 2002 census.

The city spreads out from St. Michael's Church (St. Michael's Church, Cluj-Napoca) in Unirii Square (Unirii Square, Cluj-Napoca), built in the 14th century and named after the Archangel Michael (Michael (archangel)), the patron saint of Cluj-Napoca.

Cluj-Napoca experienced a decade of decline during the 1990s, its international reputation suffering from the policies of its mayor of the time, Gheorghe Funar.

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