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Brussels’s snowless Christmas market and its blue Christmas tree

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Brussels’s Grand Place is not only a famous touristic reference, but also a special venue for events, which welcome tourists from all corners of the world every year. Although the most known event is Brussels’s…

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Târgul de Crăciun din Bruxelles, Belgia

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Grand Place din Bruxelles nu este doar o faimoasă referință turistică, ci și locul ideal pentru alte evenimente anuale, la care participă localnici și turiști de pe toate meridianele globului. Cu toate că cel mai…

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2018 EU Back to School: The EU’s future is in the hands of your generation

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My 2018 EU Back to School session included visits to four schools, located in Focsani, my home town in Romania. EU Back to School is a European Commission’s Programme that encourages EU staff to visit…

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Back to School: Why and how EU achievements influence our lives

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Focsani’s School No.7 is about 60 years old and consists of classes grouping students aged from 7 to 14 years old, organised in 8 grades: first 4 grades in primary level and the other 4…

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Back to School: Taking the EU closer to students

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I had the privilege to visit the Economic College Mihail Kogălniceanu of Focsani, Romania, whose roots go back to 1862. Today the College trains students to become specialists in three main areas: trade, economics and…

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Back to School: Discovering a longstanding teaching tradition

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I spent an afternoon with a number of students and teachers at the “Ion Bâsgan” School in Focsani, Romania. The visit was organised as a Back to School activity, which is part of the programme…

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Back to School: Honouring a prestigious school of Focsani, in Romania

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I went back to Romania, my home country, to see my family and a number of friends. I dedicated two days to run the Back to School programme, which is managed by the European Commission.…

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