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On the invitation of Professor dr. Anton Caragea, Director of Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation ( IRICE), a delegation of ambassadors had attended the spring edition of the DISCOVER ROMANIA program by visiting Bucovina.


Professor dr. Anton Caragea, Director of Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation leading the ambassadors group in a visit at Suceava University

Bucovina is one of the most scenic spots of Romania, encompassing UNESCO cultural heritage sites such as: Voronet, Sucevita and Dragomirna and also geographical wonders that are transforming Bucovina in the land of magic, a focal point in world tourism 10 destination`s top.

Under the mandate of the recently elected President of Suceava County: Mr. Catalin Nechifor , Bucovina has being transformed in a prime interest area for investors and business community, becoming a rapid developing economic attraction, ambassadors invited to take part in the delegation, having the chance for first hand contact with local realities and rapid developing areas in Romania.

Being invited to attend the regular trips of DISCOVER ROMANIA program and visiting the natural and cultural scenic spots of Romania is a reward traditionally awarded to ambassadors that had successfully fulfilled their offices in the last six months, outstandingly promoting the bilateral relations with Romania.


Ambassadors Group visiting Voronet Monastery  ( UNESCO heritage center). In the center of the image : Kazakhstan Ambassador-Talgat Kaliyev, United Arab emirates Ambassador -Yacoub Yousif Al Hosani, Qatar Ambassador -Saad Mohamed Al Kobasisi and other diplomats.

„In the last years IRICE had organized ambassadors trip in gorgeous areas such as: Maramures County, Apuseni Mountain, Danube Delta and Hateg region and today we have felt it is the time to promote the fusion of art, culture and natural beauties but also the culinary specialities of Bucovina stated Professor dr. Anton Caragea, Director of Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation ( IRICE)„.

The program of ambassadors delegation headed by Professor dr. Anton Caragea was carved to include discussions on high level with authorities of Suceava county, with President of the Suceava Council: Mr. Catalin Nechifor, with the Rector Office of Suceava University( the university staff outlined the project of anew technologic campus , an investment to exceed 200 million euro) ,and discussion with leading business community members under the banner of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Suceava.

After the productive and intense business discussion held at local level the ambassadors delegation had also enjoyed an exceptional cultural program designed with the support of president of the County Council: Mr. Catalin Nechifor.

Sucevita Bucovina

Sucevita an architectural miracle. Visiting: United Arab Emirates Ambassador-Yacoub Yousif Al Hosani, Qatar Ambassador -Saad Mohamed Al Kobasisi and President of Suceava Council County – Catalin Nechifor .

The visit had encompassed trips to UNESCO heritage monasteries of Voronet (world-famous for his outside wall paintings and for the unique Voronet blue colour), Sucevita and Dragomirna, trips to Horse Training Center where ambassadors enjoyed a practical riding lesson and Hunting Center, where ambassadors where informed about the rules and regulation for organizing hunting’s in Romania and also could taste unique cuisine of the region.


Ambassadors Group at Vatra Dornei

The tight schedule had included also stops to Ion Irimescu Sculpture Museum, where the fabulous Irimescu sculptures with prices ranging from 1 to 10 million euro where scrupulously admired by the ambassadors, a visit to Vatra Dornei and the world famous mineral waters of the area, where ambassadors also enjoyed a meal of trout and pheasants and an instructive working visit to Black Pottery  Center form Marginea Village, where they could admire the famous craftsmen of Bucovina and learn from source how to produce the unique ceramic of the region with unchanged technologic process from the last 5.000 years.

Professor dr. Anton Caragea, AMBASSADOR FOR WORLD NATURAL PROTECTED AREAS had included in the ambassadors visit some of the natural reservations from Suceava County in order to highlight the importance of this area to the local economy.



A moment of relaxation during trip. Ambassadors are trying their luck at a Bucovina typical dance.

The program also included a special culinary show in every night that had included deer stake with wild berry jam, rabbit and pheasants and more than 50 varieties  of local cheese and famous Bucovina pastry, the richness of the food illustrating Bucovina as a fusion zone for oriental cuisine and for western culinary experiences.

The ambassadors present to BUCOVINA: LAND OF MIRACLES trip expressed their gratitude for the special trip to the land of magic: Bucovina on the spot visit, that presented before their eyes unique cultural treasures , unique taste of culinary magic and  more important they have the privilege to encounter the real miracle of the area: friendly and warm people’s of Bucovina.

The Minister of Tourism had presented his special congratulation to the masterminds of the ambassador’s visits:  Professor Dr. Anton Caragea and President Catalin Nechifor and especially for the ambassadors who had the honour and privilege to be selected to enter in the miracle realms of mystery and magic: Bucovina.


Ambassador group visiting the famous Baciu House- the headquarters of delicious cuisine of Bucovina.


Ambassadors get courage for a Bucovina type dance in general joy. 


The beauty of Bucovina horses.


Touring the Palaces of Vatra Dornei.


The famous pheasants of  Bucovina.


Dialogue at the Camber of Commerce and Industry of Suceava county.


Visiting the mineral water gushing station in Bucovina . Health from water.

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In perioada 14-18 martie 2013, la invitatia prof.dr.Anton Caragea, Directorul Institutului de Relatii Internationale si Cooperare Economica ( IRICE) , o delegatie de ambasadori  a participat, in cadrul programului DESCOPERA ROMANIA, la o excursia de primavara in Bucovina.


Prof.dr.Anton Caragea, Directorul Institutului de Relatii Internationale si Cooperare Economica conducand delegatia ambasadorilor in vizita la Universitatea din Suceava

Bucovina este una din cele mai frumoase zone ale Romaniei, cuprinzand monumente catalogate UNESCO precum : Voronet, Sucevita si Dragomirna, dar si unicate geografice, elemente ce fac din Bucovina o zona magica, in topul turismului mondial.

Totodata, sub mandatul Presedintelui Consiliului Judetean Suceava, Dl. Catalin Nechifor, Bucovina a devenit o zona de prim interes pentru investitori si comunitatea oamenior de afaceri, cunoscand o dezvoltare rapida, ambasadorii invitati in delegatie putand astfel avea un contact de prima mana cu una din zonele in rapida dezvoltare din tara noastra.

Participarea la programul DESCOPERA ROMANIA, de vizitare a frumusetilor naturale si culturale ale Romaniei, este o rasplata acordata ambasadorilor ce sau ilustrat in mod deosebit prin activitatea lor, din ultimele sase luni, de consolidare a relatiilor dintre Romania si tarile din care provin.


Grupul ambasadorilor in vizita la Manastirea Voronet ( monument UNESCO). In centru: Ambasadorul Kazahstanului-Talgat Kaliyev, Ambasadorul Emiratelor Arabe Unite-Yacoub Yousif Al Hosani, Ambasadorul Qatarului-Saad Mohamed Al Kobasisi si alti diplomati.

„In ultimii ani, in cadrul  IRICE, am organizat deplasarile ambasadorilor in zone mirifice precum : Maramures, Delta Dunarii, Hateg, Muntii Apuseni etc. si acum am simtit ca era timpul sa le prezentam fuziunea de cultura, arta si frumusete naturala, dar si belsugul bucatelor din Bucovina », a declarat prof.dr.Anton Caragea-directorul  Institutului de Relatii Internationale si Cooperare Economica.

Programul delegatiei ambasadorilor, condusa de prof.dr.Anton Caragea, a inclus discutii cu autoritatile judetului Suceava, cu Presedintele Consiliului Judetean –Catalin Nechifor, cu Conducerea Universitatii Suceava ( care a prezentat remarcabilul proiect al  noului campus tehnologic, in valoare de 200 de milioane de euro) si cu oamenii de afaceri din judet din cadrul Camerei de Comert si Industrie Suceava etc.

Dincolo de consistentele discutii de afaceri purtate la nivel local, delegatia ambasadorilor s-a putut bucura si de un program cultural de exceptie, realizat cu sprijinul Presedintelui Consiliului Judetean Suceava –dl.Catalin Nechifor.

Sucevita Bucovina

Sucevita-un miracol arhitectural. In vizita: Ambasadorul Emiratelor Arabe Unite-Yacoub Yousif Al Hosani, Ambasadorul Qatarului-Saad Mohamed Al Kobasisi si presedintele Consiliului Judetean Suceava- Catalin Nechifor .

Programul a inclus vizite la manastirile recunoscute UNESCO, pentru frumusetea lor precum :Dragomirna, Sucevita, Voronet ( faimoasa pentru picturile sale exterioare si pentru celebra culoare unica in lume : albastrul de Voronet ) , vizite la Centrul de echitatie ,unde ambasadorii au putut calarii in voie superbele exemplare cabaline si la Centrul de vanatoare, unde grupul ambasadorilor a aflat informatii despre organizarea vanatorilor in Romania si au putut gusta bunatati unice din vanat.


Grupul ambasadorilor la Vatra Dornei

Vizita densa a mai inclus si opriri la Muzeul Ion Irimescu din Falticeni, unde fabuloasele sculpturi Irimescu, cu preturi intre 1 million si 10 milioane de euro, au putut fi admirate in voie, vizita la Vatra Dornei si la celebrele ape minerale ale zonei, unde ambasadorii sau delectat cu fazani si cu pastravi si vizite la Centrul de Ceramica Neagra de la Marginea,  unde au putut urmari cum se fabrica celebra ceramica bucovineana dupa tehnologii neschimbate de 5.000 de ani etc.

Prof.dr.Anton Caragea, AMBASADOR MONDIAL AL REZERVATIILOR SI ARIILOR PROTEJATE   a inclus in programul deplasarii ambasadorilor si vizitarea ariilor naturale protejate din Judetul Suceava pentru a atrage atentia la nivel global asupra importantei acestora pentru economia locala.


Moment de relaxare: ambasadorii incearca un dans din Bucovina

Vizita a mai inclus si degustarea de unicate gastronomice ale zonei precum : pulpa de caprioara cu dulceata, iepuri si fazani, cele 50 de varietati de branza locala si vestitii coltunasi bucovineni, mesele abundente si variate fiind menite a ilustra ca Bucovina este o zona de confluenta a traditiilor orientale si occidentale in domeniul culinar.

La finalul deplasarii in BUCOVINA : TARAMUL MAGIEI, ambasadorii s-au aratat extrem de incantati de excursia in taramul magiei : Bucovina, excursie completa  ce le-a permis sa viziteze comori culturale fara egal, sa guste magia culinara a zonei Sucevei si mai  ales sa intalneasca adevaratul miracol al zonei : oamenii deschisi si prietenosi.

Ministrul Turismului a exprimat felicitarile sale speciale pentru organizatori : Prof.dr.Anton Caragea si Presedintele Catalin Nechifor si pentru ambasadorii care au avut onoarea de a fi selectati pentru a patrunde in taramul misterelor si al magiei : Bucovina.


Grupul ambasadorilor la vestita Casa Baciu- sediul minunilor culinare din Bucovina.


Ambasadorii incing o hora bucovineana spre bucuria generala


Frumosii cai din Bucovina.


Vizitand palatele din Vatra Dornei.


Vestitii fazani din Bucovina.


Discutii la Camera de Comert si Industrie al Judetului Suceava


Vizitand vestitele ape minerale ale Bucovine. Sanatate in apa.

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