Romanian Olympic Academy celebrating April 6

by | Apr 20, 2021 | Peace education, Social inclusion, Youth empowerment | 0 comments

  1. The #whitecard challenge – Involved over 35 R.O.A. county branches who took part in this campaign. Over 100 photos were sent to R.O.A., and they were promoted on the Facebook pages of ROSC and R.O.A. More than 300 people of various ages were photographed with the white card in their hands.

The campaign led to an increase in informing the general public about the activity of R.O.A. as well as the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace.

  1. The R.O.A. dialogues – Simona Tabără Amânar (Olympic Champion and Director of the Romanian Olympic Academy) and Anita Sterea (historian and member of the ROA Board of director’s member) were the hosts of the 16 interviews that were taken with the following personalities:
  • Mihai Covaliu – Olympic champion (fencing) and President of the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee
  • Octavian Morariu – IOC Member for Romania and President of Rugby Europe
  • Camelia Potec – Olympic champion (swimming) and President of the Romanian Federation of Swimming and Modern Pentathlon
  • Ana Maria Popescu – Olympic champion (fencing), active athlete
  • Cătălina Ponor – Olympic champion (gymnastics)
  • Marian Drăgulescu – World champion (gymnastics)
  • Larisa Iorache – World Vice Champion (gymnastics)
  • Elizabeta Samara – European Champion (Table tennis)
  • Alina Rotaru – Youth Olympic Games Vice Champion (athletics)
  • Arthur Hoffmann – Honorary Director of the Romanian Olympic Academy
  • His Royal Highness Prince Radu of Romania
  • Adrian Cioroianu – historian and professor at the History Faculty at the University of Bucharest, ambassador – permanent delegate of Romania to UNESCO
  • Marian Preda – sociologist, Rector of University of Bucharest
  • Marius Manole – actor
  • Chris Simion-Mercurian – author, writer, stage director

The public was delighted by the appearances of the former Olympic champions, today retired but also by the appearance of young athletes who are still active. he interviews with the cultural personalities led to interesting testimonies about how sports and professional life combine in their lives.