Râmnicu Vâlcea

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1848, ''Deşteaptă-te, române!'' (the national anthem of Romania), with lyrics written by Andrei Mureşanu and music composed by Anton Pann (whose memorial house lies in the center of the town), was sung for the first time in Râmnicu Vâlcea. Gheorghe Magheru gathered his military force in Râureni, now part of the city, in an attempt to face the anti-revolutionary forces of Imperial Russia and the Ottoman Empire. In the 1980s, the city was completely rebuilt in a style

combining Socialist realism with local vernacular architecture. The city was the center and peak point of the path of total darkness of the Solar eclipse of 11 August 1999. Politics The interim mayor of Râmnicu Vâlcea is Gigi Matei of the Social Democratic Party (Social Democratic Party (Romania)). The elected mayor, Emilian Frâncu, was sentenced to four years' imprisonment in March 2014 for corruption-related offenses.


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. The city houses two universities: the state-run University of Piteşti and the private (Private university) Constantin Brâncoveanu University (Constantin Brâncoveanu University of Piteşti) (founded 1991, with branches in Brăila and Râmnicu Vâlcea). There are 17 secondary education institutions, including two main high schools—the Ion Brătianu National College (Ion Brătianu National College (Piteşti)) (founded 1866) and the Zinca Golescu National College. There are also 20 primary schools, 23 kindergartens and 10 nursery schools. ''General Schools, High Schools, Universities'' at Piteşti City Hall; retrieved November 21, 2008 '''Drăgăşani''' ( wikipedia:Râmnicu Vâlcea


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, the Chiprovtsi merchants would only visit Vidin, Pirot, Sofia and Vratsa. Later, however, they appeared at the markets in Istanbul, Thessaloniki, Bucharest, Odessa, Braşov, Sibiu, Belgrade, Buda and Pest (Pest, Hungary), with a particularly strong presence in Wallachia and Transylvania, where they established permanent agencies and sizable companies in Târgovişte, Câmpulung and Râmnic (Râmnicu Vâlcea) during the rule of Matei Basarab (1632–1654


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provide revenue for a strong luxury car industry. Sports Râmnicu Vâlcea is home to CS Oltchim Râmnicu Vâlcea is a women handball (team handball) club which competes in the Liga Naţională (Liga Naţională (Handbal Feminin)) and the Women's Champions League (EHF Women's Champions League). Villages The city administers thirteen villages: Aranghel, Căzăneşti, Copăcelu, Dealu Malului, Feţeni, Goranu, Lespezi, Poenari, Priba, Râureni, Săliştea, Stolniceni and Troian. Goranu, Feţeni


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, and new cable networks offering "half off for twice the channels" and immediately wiring the building for any willing persons). However, this period soon ended, with consolidation around 1995-1996. Some large companies emerged: Kappa and RCS in Bucharest, Astral in Cluj (Cluj-Napoca), UPC in Timişoara, TourImex in Râmnicu Vâlcea. This consolidation came with gentlemen agreements over areas of control and pricing, with claims of monopoly abounding. This process of consolidation


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1848, ''Deşteaptă-te, române!'' (the national anthem of Romania), with lyrics written by Andrei Mureşanu and music composed by Anton Pann (whose memorial house lies in the center of the town), was sung for the first time in Râmnicu Vâlcea. Gheorghe Magheru gathered his military force in Râureni, now part of the city, in an attempt to face the anti-revolutionary forces of Imperial Russia and the Ottoman Empire. In the 1980s, the city was completely rebuilt in a style


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and high start-up costs (most startups were radio stations or newspapers). Thus, for the first three years, over the air, one would get one or two state channels and one or two local, amateurish private channels, broadcasting only a few hours a day. In this environment, cable TV companies appeared and thrived, providing 15-20 foreign channels for a very low price (at the time 2 USD or less), some with Romanian translation, offering high quality news, entertainment and especially


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or the Melodic Grammar", Bucharest, 1845. Copy in the library of Stavropoleos Monastery. Returning to Râmnicu Vâlcea in 1828, he was officially expelled from his teaching position, and, in 1828, he returned to work as a cantor for the Bucharest school on Podul Mogoşoaiei (Calea Victoriei). Over the following decade, Pann authored a large panel of musical and literary works, including ''Noul Doxastar'', which, adapted and partly recreated from Dionisie Fotino's version, assembled all officially-endorsed pieces of Christian music, and which he prefaced. According to his own testimony, this had required a major financial effort, one which almost caused his bankruptcy. thumb 290px The 1847 fire in Bucharest (Image:Great Fire of Bucharest, 1847.jpg) In 1848, he published a lexicon of words and expressions in Romanian, Russian (Russian language) and Ottoman Turkish (Ottoman Turkish language). Later in the same year, Pann sided with the liberal (Liberalism and radicalism in Romania) revolutionaries in their action against Prince (List of rulers of Wallachia) Gheorghe Bibescu, was a supporter of the new Wallachian Provisional Government, participating in popular rallies in Craiova and Râmnicu Vâlcea (''see 1848 Wallachian revolution''). The following year, after falling severely ill, he wrote down the first version of his testament in verse (''Adiata''), in which he asked to be buried in Viforâta Monastery (where he hoped that his wife Catinca would become a nun). After a series of other satirical works, Pann produced a collection of writings centered on the figure of Nastratin Hogea (Nasreddin) and owing inspiration to Balkan (Balkans) folklore at large (first published in 1853). The band formed in 1992 (1992 in music) while Mircea Baniciu, who, after conflicts with Transsylvania Phoenix leader Nicu Covaci had left the group, was performing in Râmnicu Vâlcea. At the end of Baniciu's set, actor Florian Pittiş and folk musician Mircea Vintila, together with Compact keyboardist Vlady Cnejevici, joined him for an improvised performance after which Pittiş announced the project was to be named Pasărea Colibri, as a reference to Baniciu's on and off collaboration with Transsylvania Phoenix. The four musicians started performing together and released their first album, '''În căutarea cuibului pierdut'' (Seeking The Lost Nest) in 1995. A live album containing no new work, as most of the songs the group performed were covers (Music cover) of Transsylvania Phoenix's old hits or Baniciu and Vintila's own compositions, it catapulted the group to superstardom in Romania making them widely popular as Pasărea Colibri. Florian Pittiş left the group in 2001 to focus on other personal projects, such as Radio3Net, and to work for football club Rapid Bucureşti of which he was longtime fan of. Folk songwriter Marius Baţu replaced him in the group and Pasărea Colibri released one more album before disbanding in 2003. Pittiş died in 2007. Venues The matches for Group A took place in the city of Râmnicu Vâlcea, while Group B and the Final Round were played at the Romanian capital city, Bucharest. '''Băile Govora''' (or just '''Govora''') is a Romanian spa town in Vâlcea County, about wikipedia:Râmnicu Vâlcea


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"codrebogdan" The following year, after falling severely ill, he wrote down the first version of his testament in verse (''Adiata''), in which he asked to be buried in Viforâta Monastery (where he hoped that his wife Catinca would become a nun). After a series of other satirical works, Pann produced a collection of writings centered on the figure of Nastratin Hogea (Nasreddin) and owing inspiration

Râmnicu Vâlcea

'''Râmnicu Vâlcea''' (also spelled ''Rîmnicu Vîlcea'', ) (population: 92,573) is the capital city of Vâlcea County, Romania (in the historical province of Oltenia).

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