I’m for Romania, #Im4Ro, on Romania’s National Day

I'm for Romania #Im4Ro

I am excited to introduce I’m for Romania, #Im4Ro, promoting positive news about Romania on December 1st, Romania’s National Day.

I’m for Romania, #Im4Ro, use this hashtag if you share positive news, information, or good words about Romania.

1st December is Romania’s National Day!

Romanians have been long dreaming, and waiting for the Great Union.

Finally, as a result of thorough internal planning and international opportunities arising, on December 1st 1918 the National Assembly of Romanians from Transylvania and Hungary (naming representatives of Romanians living in Transylvania, Banat, Crișana and Maramureș), gathered at Alba Iulia to decreed – by unanimous vote – the Union of Transylvania with Romania (The Kingdom of Romania, comprised of Wallachia and Moldavia united since 1859). While Dobruja (since 1878), Bessarabia (March 1918) and Bucovina (November 1918) were already united with Romania. Over 100 000 Romanians travelled to Alba Iulia, at Câmpul lui Horea, Horea’s Field, to witness the Great Unification.

A (very) concise historical timeline of the events that shaped Romania:

Because they believed in the immortality of the soul and were not afraid to die , Herodotus called them “the fairest and most courageous of men.”

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Transylvania's History A to Z

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Oldest and Tiniest, a Story for the Wooden Church of Doba, 16th century

16cent wooden church Doba Mica

Any place has a story, any place deserves a story, this is the one for the oldest and tiniest wooden churches from Zona Codrului, Woodland Realm, in Maramures, Romania. It is the late 16th century wooden church of Doba, dedicate to Archangels Michael and Gabriel.

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The Wooden Church from Bicaz, Maramures, Romania

Bicaz wooden church, Maramures, image source CodruCulturaMm

Dating back to 1779, the Wooden Church from Bicaz, Maramures county, Romania, still mothers a congregation, and as tiny as it may be it still represents the heart of a community of people with dreams, and hopes, and stories to tell.

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