Romania ranks first in Europe, sixth in the world at the International Chemistry Olympiad
Romania ranks first in Europe, sixth in the world in an unofficial classification of countries participating in the International Chemistry Olympiad. According to Education Ministry, the new positions were conquered after Romanian students won two gold medals, a silver medal and a bronze medal at the 47th edition of the Olympiad which ended today in Baku, Azerbaidjan. Three of the team’s components present in Baku, Dumitru Calugaru, Andrei Iliescu and Paul Haidu-Gerea, have added to their records honors at the highest level- gold and silver at the International Chemistry Olympiad and „D. Mendeleev ” held in spring this year. (RADIO ROMANIA reports)
The Romanian Day was celebrated at Expo Milan
The Romanian Day was celebrated yesterday at Expo Milan, event for which several activities were organized: performances of traditional dances and music and an economic forum. The evening concluded with an extraordinary concert, performed by the Romanian Youth Orchestra, conductor Cristian Mandeal. Romanian soprano Anita Hartig was also present. Romanian delegation included Irina Sanda Marin-Cajal, Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. „I took care of the Romanian Pavilion”, said Irina Sanda Marin-Cajal, „and of what will be in the Romanian pavilion and I congratulate all those who contributed to the layout of this pavilion. (RADIO ROMANIA reports)
Romania is experiencing the longest period of high temperatures in the past 10 years
Romania is experiencing the longest period of high temperatures in the past 10 years, experts say. We are in the third consecutive week in which thermometers frequently reached 35 degrees Celsius. The heat and thermal discomfort will continue to affect southeast and east of the country. In Olt, Dolj, Teleorman, Giurgiu, Calarasi and Ilfov counties, including capital Bucharest, code orange remains in effect and forecasters warn that temperatures can reach even 38-39 degrees Celsius in these areas. The thermal discomfort is especially affecting the elderly, the children and chronically-ill persons. According to the Romanian General Inspectorate for Emergency Situations in the Ministry of Administration and Interior, around 60 people faint every day in public places due to heat and Ambulance and SMURD crews recorded 7,800 interventions at national level in the last 24 hours.
(RADIO ROMANIA reports)