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Is Rosia Montana Romania’s Trigger Point?

In a show of solidarity, thousands of Romanians have taken to the streets to protest the Romanian government’s most recent shameless act of self-aggrandizement. With a boldness usually reserved for dictatorships, Prime Minister Victor Ponta’s government drafted a new law that would essentially make the...

Government includes Rosia Montana project in its investment plan

From Romania-Insider.Com The much debated and so far controversial investment in the Rosia Montana gold mining project has been included in the Romanian Government’s investment plan and negotiations for the gold mining project investment should be finalized by September. “We would like to advance with...

Rosia Montana recognized as one of the most endangered European landmarks

european-student-think-tank From: European Student Think Tank   In a poten­tially game-changing decision, Europa Nos­tra, the lead­ing European her­it­age organ­iz­a­tion, along­side the European Invest­ment Bank Insti­tute, selec­ted Rosia Montana as one of the “7 Most Endangered Land­marks” in Europe out of 42 can­did­ates from 21 dif­fer­ent coun­tries....

Project in Rosia Montana Seeking International Volunteers

SCI Volunteer Project in Rosia Montana The Save Rosia Montana campaign has teamed up with SCI to bring in international volunteers to Rosia Montana for their “Adopt-a-House” program, a cultural program that seeks to protect the heritage of Rosia Montana through the preservation of historical buildings. The two week project is...

Why The Rosia Montana Project Must Be Stopped

Rosia Montana Landscape From “The Hypocrisy of The Romanian Government: Why The Rosia Montana Project Must Be Stopped” by Raluca Besliu on May 29, 2013 in Democracy and Elections, Environmental Policy, European Politics and Society … Dominating in the Parliament and presiding over the government, USL has taken multiple measures to demonstrate its lack of...

Radio Guerilla Interviews Foundation Board Member

Radio Guerilla Rosia Montana, Romania (April 23, 2013) Sorin Jurca, a founding member of Rosia Montana Cultural Foundation, was interviewed by Bogdan Serban on Radio Guerilla regarding the Foundation’s new website launched on Earth Day, April 22. Focusing on the reasons for the website and its development,...

Foundation Executive Director Featured in Formula AS

David Paty interview Formula AS Romania Rosia Montana, Romania – An interview with Rosia Montana Cultural Foundation Executive Director David Alan Paty appeared in the April 2013, issue 1066 of Formula AS, a national Romanian newspaper. Below is an English transcript of that interview. Who are you? I live in Rosia Montana and...

Group from Alba Iulia Visits Rosia Montana

Rosia Montana (March 23 , 2013) – An enthusiastic crowd from Alba Iulia traveled to Rosia Montana today to see firsthand why Rosia Montana ranks as one of Europe’s greatest historical and patrimonial treasures. Winners of a drawing held at Alba Iulia, the group of...

Roşia Montană: A Paradise in Jeopardy

In the heart of Transylvania  in the Apuseni Mountains of western Romania, an idyllic village sits in a valley of limitless beauty and quiet majesty. In this village, every season brings the Joy of Life and people share in Nature’s abundance; it is a paradise on...

Rosia Montana: Twelve Years Later

Submerged church near Rosia Montana. This is a fictional story about what could happen if Rosia Montana is allowed to become an open pit mine…  I sat in the passenger seat of the small Nissan and gazed through the window at the passing landscape. A few hours earlier, Mihai had...