Cluj-Napoca’s Smart Parking sensors help guide drivers to empty spaces.

There will be over 1,200 sensors installed and Cluj is the first city in Romania to start using this technology, aimed at increasing the quality of life for those living in the city.

A City for Pedestrians: Strada Universitatii & Mihai Kogalniceanu to become pedestrianised.

Cluj-Napoca’s Mayor, Emil Boc, announced on September 8th, 2020, that the auctioning process for modernisation of the historic area of Strada Universitatii and Mihai Kogalniceanu has began.

Restaurants to start serving indoors from September, after being closed since March 2020.

Romania’s Prime Minister, Ludovic Orban, has informed that restaurants in Romania, will be allowed to start serving indoors from September 1st, 2020, but must respect certain conditions.

Be Aware of Rental Scam Targeting Facebook Groups in Cluj-Napoca

I was contacted by a concerned student, informing that he believes that someone he had been speaking with regarding an apartment, was trying to steal his personal information and also requesting €600 for an apartment located in Cluj-Napoca.

CORONAVIRUS: Numbers start to increase in Romania with 36 deaths in one day.

On July 21st, Romania record the record high of 36 deaths, attributed to COVID-19, which is the highest number since the pandemic hit the country, on July 22nd, this figure was still quite high, at 27 recorded deaths. However, the number which appears to have started to indicate a concerning increase, is the number of reported cases. On July 22nd, Romania recorded 1,030 new cases, up from  994 new cases on the 21st and 681 new cases on 20th.

2019: Romania had highest road-fatality rate in EU

Based on preliminary figures, Romania retains the title of having the highest amount of road fatalities, for over 2 years in a row.

TIFF to take place this summer from July 31 – August 9

Amid most festival closures, organisers of TIFF (Transilvania International Film Festival), have announced new dates for 2020’s edition of the annual event.

Jazz in the Park Postponed until June 24-27 2021

As with Electric Castle and Untold Festival, Jazz in the Park organisers have decided to postpone the event until June 24-27, 2021, due to the unpredictable nature surrounding the COVID-19 virus and associated restrictions.

Untold Festival Postponed until 2021

Just like with Electric Castle, organisers of Untold Festival have taken the decision, based on events surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, to postpone the festival until 2021.

Electric Castle postponed until 14-18 July 2021

Following the events of the COVID-19 pandemic, Electric Castle, a festival which has taken place each year since 2013, has been postponed until July 14th – 18th, 2021.