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PHOTO OF THE WEEK: BAPTISM DAY - GALATI - 2008

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: BAPTISM DAY - GALATI - 2008

Description: Netcu Ion, age 54, receives and kisses the cross that was fished from the cold waters of the Danube River on the Epiphany Day in Galati, January 6, 2008. Nine people dived in the water to retrieve the cross that was thrown by His Holiness Casian Craciun.

Date: January 6, 2007

Author: Florin NOVAC / Mediafax Foto

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Last Week in Photos

 

FUNERALS - ILIE STANESCU - COSTESTI

FUNERALS - ILIE STANESCU - COSTESTI
 

PLUGUSOR - HOLIDAY - BUCHAREST

PLUGUSOR - HOLIDAY - BUCHAREST
 

NEW YEAR'S - CONSTITUTION SQUARE - BUCHAREST

NEW YEAR'S - CONSTITUTION SQUARE - BUCHAREST
 
 

The coffin bearing the body of Romany king Ilie Badea Stanescu is brought outside a house in Costesti, December 27, 2007. Hundreds of people attended the funerals of Stanescu, who died from cardiac arrest on Christmas Eve.

Stefan BIRLODEANU/ Mediafax Foto

 

Two carolers from Corbeanca village, Vanatorii Mici commune, sound their whips, Bucharest, December 29, 2007. The Romanian plugusor (small plough) is an old tradition that is still in use.

Andreea BALAUREA/ Mediafax Foto

 

A young man attends the New Year's party in Constitution Square, Bucharest, January 1, 2008.

Bogdan MARAN/ Mediafax Foto

 
 

NEW YEAR'S - AMBULANCE - BACAU

NEW YEAR'S - AMBULANCE - BACAU
 

WINTER - CONSTANTA - 2008

WINTER - CONSTANTA - 2008
 

HORSE BAPTISM - PIETROSANI 2008

HORSE BAPTISM - PIETROSANI 2008
 
 

5:51 hours am A 20 years old young man, injured during a car accident, is transported to the emergency county hospital in Bacau, January 1, 2008. The MDs at the hospital treated 41 patients on the New Year's night.

Sebastian SASCAU / Mediafax Foto

 

A man prepares to remove snow from a sidewalk in Constanta, January 3, 2008. Heavy snows and storms were registered in eight Romanian counties, as well as in capital city Bucharest. The snow affected traffic and power lines.

Cristi CIMPOES / Mediafax Foto

 

Several riders wait for the start of a horse race in Pietrosani village, January 6, 2008. The local tradition holds it that on the Epiphany Day the village priest would baptize the horses used in the race.

Andrei PUNGOVSCHI / Mediafax Foto

 

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