Rosia Montana, a new beginning

On February 23, Romanian Cultural Centre (RCC) and Environmental and Social Change (ESC) continue to celebrate the cultural and natural heritage of Roşia Montană, following the recent victories won by civil society and local communities. That’s why we invite you to come and discover the story behind the 16 year long battle…

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Rosia Montana Day at Romanian Cultural Centre (RCC)

This year celebrates 1884 years since the first official documented record of Roşia Montană – the oldest traditional mining village in Europe. An idyllic place in the heart of Transylvania, this community has been fighting for more than 15 years against the development of the largest and most dangerous cyanide…

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Rosia Montana Day

Background information Rosia Montana, the oldest documented mining village in Europe turns 1883. The small village is inhabited since pre-Roman times and has the continent’s largest gold deposit. It is also one of the seven ‘most endangered’ European cultural sites meeting 4 UNESCO criteria of highly significant importance for our…

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International anti-mining protest

On 10th November 2013 we organised an international anti-mining protest outside the UK Houses of Parliament in solidarity with all communities affected by mining worldwide.  The protest was organised by the Save Rosia Montana UK support group with the participation and support of communities from South America, Europe and south-east…

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