Saturday, February 27, 2010

What a panflute can do in Petruta's hands.

Petruta Kupper has mesmerized the hearts of many when she reached the final of Germany's Got Talent show, with her instrument that may seem exotic to most of us. In fact, she is the very talented student of the renowned Gheorghe Zamfir, continuing a musical tradition that should never die.
Petruta has recently been nominated for the Echo Awards, alongside with intenational celebrities like Lady Gaga and Beyonce.

Sunday, February 21, 2010

New Fast Food Era - Taxing and Educating

A new public debate is currently going on these days - the coming into force of a new law regarding the taxation of fast food in Romania.
Despite the fact that the big fast food chains are complaining, the Romanian Minister of Health and the Prime Minister alike are backed up by the European Union officials in Brussels and even encouraged to set an example to all European countries in this respect.
Even if this measure started from the critical need to collect money for the government budget, it can definitely turn into a new source for education programmes to support healthy dieting and raise awareness of healthy lifestyles.

Monday, February 15, 2010

Do you fancy a chocolate tour?

Carmen Botez has come up with a most delicious business idea, while turning her old time passion for sweets into profit.
As Los Angeles Times reports, Carmen organizes a chocolate tour in Manhattan, New York advising on the best bites - fruity, boozy, smooth and nutty interiors, mixed with spices, etc.
Chocolate Zoom online magazine is the premier chocolate guide for NY. No matter where you are in the City, Carmen's team can help you locate a quick chocolate fix within only a few street blocks...yummy!