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No. 26, May 26 - June 2  

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: GAY PRIDE PARADE - BUCHAREST 2008

Description: Members of the LGBT (lesbians, gay, bisexual, transgender) community attend a meeting in Bucharest, May 24, 2008. Some 200 people attended the LGBT pride parade promoting tolerance toward sexual minorities in Romania.

Date: May 24, 2008

Author: Ikuru Kuwajima/ Mediafax Foto

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Last Week in Photos

MARCH FOR NORMALITY

FLOODS - CLUJ COUNTY

SHELTER - VICTIMS - FLOODS

Several youngsters attend the march for normality and family in Bucharest, May 19, 2008. The event, organized by the Alfa Association for Culture, took place in the first day of the GayFest parade which aimed to promote tolerance toward sexual minorities in Romania.

BOGDAN STAMATIN / Mediafax Foto

An elder woman speaks about the powerful flashflood that hit Caseiu commune, Cluj County, May 20, 2008. Some 380 houses in four villages in Cluj County remained isolated after a powerful flashflood destroyed a bridge connecting the localities.

MIRCEA ROSCA / Mediafax Foto

A child lays on some mattresses on the floor of the culture house that host a temporary shelter for flood-affected people in Caseiu commune, Cluj County, May 20, 2008. Some 380 houses in four villages in Cluj County remained isolated after a powerful flashflood destroyed a bridge connecting the localities.

RAUL STEF / Mediafax Foto

CHINESE - RED DRAGON - COMMEMORATION

ICECREAM AND CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL - 2008

BASKETBALL - CSU ASESOFT PLOIESTI - U MOBITELCO CLUJ-NAPOCA

Two children stand in the middle of a heart made of burning candles at the commercial complex The Red Dragon in Bucharest, May 21, 2008. The Chinese community in Bucharest commemorated the victims of the devastating earthquake that shook China in May. The death toll in China reached 41,353 victims and other 32,666 people are missing.

ANDREEA BALAUREA / Mediafax Foto

An elder man eats chocolate on a stick during the Icecream and Chocolate Festival at World Trade Plaza-Sofitel in Bucharest, May 23, 2008.

ANDREEA BALAUREA / Mediafax Foto

Virgil Carutasu (R) and Alexander De Angelo (C) of CSU Asesoft Ploiesti block Branko Cuic (L) of U Mobitelco Cluj, during their basketball match in Ploiesti, May 18, 2008. U Mobitelco won the match against CSU Asesoft, score 81-72, the first one within the finals of the National male basketball Championship.

VIOREL DUDAU / Mediafax Foto


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