Romania

New music

Dance Angrily to the Righteous Fury of Stefana Fratila's "Swallowed Seeds"

The Toronto-via-Romania producer makes avant-garde techno that tackles misogynist violence with seething, technology-aided rage.
Phil Witmer
6.8.18
Surprise Visits

Far Right Nationalists Stormed the VICE Office

Our colleagues at VICE Romania had a visit from a couple of guys who were angry with us about... quoting them verbatim?
VICE Staff
2.6.18
relationships

People Showed Us Stuff from Old Relationships They Couldn't Throw Away

It's important to cherish the memories, even if it means holding on to a record with the words "FUCK YOU" carved into it.
VICE Staff
11.23.17
Festivals 2017

A Festival? In a Transylvanian Castle? I Mean, Sure

Electric Castle's lineup looked like someone emailed every booking agent in the northern hemisphere saying: "right, Romania, who fancies it?"
VICE Staff
7.21.17
A Horse's Life

This Is How Romanian Horses Celebrate Easter

In the Romanian town of Targoviste, they get their manes did, pull carts and do some complicated hops.
Eli Driu
4.13.17
Features

Who the Hell Was "Mr. Saxobeat" Anyway?

We went in search of the mysterious figure who inspired one of the decade's most enduring Eurodance anthems.
Josh Baines
2.21.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump calls asylum agreement with Australia a "dumb deal," violent protests cause cancelation of Milo Yiannopoulos speech at Berkeley, Beyoncé pregnancy photo most liked ever on Instagram, and more.
VICE Staff
2.2.17
Stuff

I Played Illegal Pool with Mobsters in Communist Romania

The biggest stars had nicknames like "the Butcher" and "The Barber", while my manager wore grenades on his belt.
Mihnea Lazăr
1.31.17
Photo

The Faces of the People Who Believe Their Party Is Going to Take Control of Romania

Like in America and the UK, Romanian voters also seem to want things to be like they imagine they were in the past.
Ciprian Hord
12.8.16
Stuff

WATCH: 'Undercover Migrant', Our Documentary Tracing the Footsteps of Newcomers to the UK

Journalist and author Ben Judah goes undercover to walk in the footsteps of EU migrants, unearthing the conditions newcomers are up against in Brexit Britain.
VICE Staff
11.24.16
News

We Talked to the Survivors of a Deadly Bucharest Club Fire

Last year, a fire in nightclub Colectiv killed 64 people and injured 147. According to the people we spoke to, the high death toll is all down to corruption in Romania.
Dana Alecu
11.8.16
Stuff

When the Government Took My Grandmother's Home Away

One night in 1951, Romanian soldiers woke up my grandmother and put her on a train to a barren plain on the other side of her country.
Vlad Marko Tollea
9.27.16
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