1. Business leaders, top law firms and Minister of Justice Tudor Chiuariu gathered to celebrate the best in local commercial law at The Diplomat – Bucharest’s first Legal Awards Gala at the JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel.
2. Wake-up Romania: Brands International has launched a new brand for coffee lovers in Romania, Nespresso Gemini Generation at the Athenee Palace Hilton Hotel. Already available as a brand in 35 others countries, the hot black stuff was on tap from nifty chrome coffee-makers.
4.Since the 1970s, Spanish cartoonists have taken advantage of a liberalised environment to address political, social and sexual issues in a graphic form. Spanish Ambassador Pablo Garcia-Berdoy attended the launch of an exhibition celebrating Spanish Democracy in Cartoons (1975 -2006) at the National Museum of Contemporary Arts (MNAC). The event was curated by Jose Maria Conget and co-organised by the Institut Cervantes. Pictured: ‘Duke of Olivares’ (far left) by Kim.
5. Crowne Plaza Hotel Bucharest has received a prize recognising its service and innovation in the 2006 Quality Excellence Awards, run by InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). General manager Franz Rattenstetter accepted the award at IHG’s 2007 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Awards.
6. Producer of anti-flu vaccine and 23 branded products, Belgian-based Solvay Pharma celebrated ten years of activity on the Romanian market with a party at the National Art Museum of Romania (MNAR). General manager Mihail Diamandopol opened the proceedings.