culture

About Asians in Europe and a trip to Paris

Posted on January 18, 2017

To put it straight, there are a lot of us in most of the European capitals. For real. I even felt a little awkward when I visited Paris during the winter holidays and noticed that I no longer turn heads when I walk down the streets as I usually do in Cluj. Also, I started to differentiate between the Koreans, Chinese and Japanese. And I started just now because I haven’t really met many people of these nationalities neither inRead More

Four years ago I was too afraid to…

Posted on December 27, 2016

  I study cultural communication at Vilnius University and I love to sing. Four years ago I was too afraid to opt for a degree in music studies or maybe I didn’t want it badly enough. As the time goes by I understand more and more that singing is part of me and nothing matters when I sing. If my life was to be the reason for a song, I think its title would be “Under the power of doubts.”Read 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