Romanian Great Union Day

The Union of Transylvania with Romania was declared on December 1, 1918 (November 18, 1918, under the Old Style Julian calendar) by the assembly of the delegates of ethnic Romanians held in Alba Iulia. The national holiday of Romania, the Great Union Day (also called Unification Day), celebrates this event every December 1. The holiday was established after the Romanian Revolution, and marks the unification not only of Transylvania, but also of the provinces of Banat, Bessarabia and Bukovina with the Romanian Kingdom. … Continue reading Romanian Great Union Day