Read our selection, written by our best journalists.


Voicu Bojan / February 23, 2018

No castle for old men

The Electric Castle is 4 day festival drawing young people from around Europe. PressOne founder Voicu Bojan spent two days at the festival to see what it is all about.

Valentin Șchiopu / February 5, 2018

World Champions

Raised in small Moldavian villages just a few kilometers apart, Gianina Beleagă and Ionela Lehaci restore glory to Romanian rowing.

Viorel Ilişoi / February 4, 2018

Second Hand Goods

Emil Stoica perseveres through severe poverty to find respect in moving second hands goods from German homes to Romanian villages.

Bianca Felseghi / February 3, 2018

Shady Deals

PressOne follows the flow of money through four EU countries, two tax havens and a Dutch non-profit into a new craft brewery and Szekely identity campaign.

Barbu Mateescu / February 2, 2018

Why Cluj?

A 2017 World Bank study says more Romanians are moving to Cluj than Bucharest, despite Bucharest being 6 times larger. Here is one man’s explanation.

Voicu Bojan / February 1, 2018


Voicu Bojan dusts off his 35-year old bike to rediscover one of Romania’s craziest traditions – Luminația.

Valentin Șchiopu / December 3, 2017

The new man

Cristian Pășcuță, a chef in Cluj, has learned there is more to life than chasing money.