EYOWF 2013

EYOWF 2013

The largest youth sports event in Romania will take place in Brasov, and other two cities of the Brasov Region, Rasnov and Predeal, between the 17th and 22 of February 2013. Its participants will compete in eight winter sports disciplines, Alpine Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Biathlon, Ice Hockey, Figure Skating, Short Track, Ski Jumping and Snowboarding.

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Romania’s Own Valentine’s Day

Romania has it’s own equivalent of Valentine’s Day celebrated in early spring on February 24th - Dragobete, the name of the local counterpart of Roman God of Love, Cupid or the Greek God, Eros. Dragobete is the protector of love, joy and fertility. He’s Dacian name is believed to come from “trago” – meaning “he”, symbol of fertility, and “pede” – “legs. Today is a day of joy – young people spending it together, of love, young single man and women finding each other (the guys try to catch the girl they like and kiss her).