Destinies

Alexandra Tarce, the young and beautiful actress of the National Theatre

Posted on January 13, 2017

Alexandra is the young actress of the National Theatre whose talent, ambition and perseverance made her name and performances known on the national theatrical landscape. Endowed with these qualities, she managed to open a door that many graduates of  the theatre faculties across the country continue to knock at. Alexandra tells passionately about how she managed to turn one of her aspirations into reality and about the beginning of her career on the big stage in Cluj. Her passion for theaterRead More

Andrei Sclifos: The Man Behind Yolka

Posted on December 28, 2016

“At first, there’s chaos. Multiply it, add some more chaos on top of that and then just sit back, look at it closely and start figuring out ways to bring some harmony into all that chaos.” That’s how Andrei Sclifos, first year Masters Student at the University of Arts and Design in Cluj Napoca goes about his art and his work. Modest as he is, not too many know that the young artist is also the founder of Yolka –Read More

Dina Juzbayeva – The girl with hair like the Sun

Posted on December 20, 2016

I met Dina for the first time two years ago. We have a mutual friend who introduced us to each other. She had her hair dyed in red, just like a flame. Later on in our friendship I found out that the flame in her hair was an extension of her strong personality and eccentric character. I remember the moment when we were taking photos in front of the Matthias Corvinus Monument and I asked her what her favourite placeRead More

Ioana Dobrău: How to make time for university and volunteering

Posted on December 18, 2016

Psychology student and President of the biggest international youth organization, Ioana Dobrău tells us about her life-changing volunteering experience. Finishing high school in a small town and arriving in Cluj, Ioana really wanted to do something ” that had an impact on the world in one way or another ‘’, to feel useful and to do cool things with other people. So 3 years and 2 months ago, she decided, thanks to other people`s recommendation, to become a volunteer inRead More

Beatrice Gale – A Millennial’s Business

Posted on December 9, 2016

Beatrice Gale started her business after she finished her degree in Fashion Design in 2012. “I said to myself I should start with something. I didn’t want to work for someone else so I decided to start from the bottom. Thus I started working at home.” Her room became her small studio. But now she’s changing for the third time the location of her workshop. She didn’t start with a client, but with her own ideas. She did some collections with aRead More

Alua Tebenova – The Painter who Introduces the Kazakh Culture to the Romanians

Posted on November 25, 2016

“If I were to become a colour, I would like to be orange.” With her headphones on, surrounded by jars with coloured water, paint brushes and gouaches, Alua was working on her next painting in one of the studios of the Art and Design University of Cluj-Napoca “My paintings are the means in which I tell the world who I am, what I think and what I feel. Since I arrived in Romania, I started to miss home. You canRead More

Gabriel Uifălean – From Volunteer to UN Youth Delegate of Romania.

Posted on November 24, 2016

I met up with Gabriel Uifălean at an event he was invited to, where he talked, as a UN Youth Delegate, about the Sustainable Development Goals, and how they are related to the International Day for Tolerance. Being involved in all kinds of volunteering activities with various NGOs here in Cluj, and having a passion for History and Politics, Gabriel saw the UN Youth Delegate Program as „another way to get involved to make a change in the society, especiallyRead More