Romania is situated in the Southeastern part of Central Europe and shares borders with Hungary to the northwest, Serbia to the Southwest, Bulgaria to the South, the Black Sea to the Southeast, Ukraine to the East and North, the Republic of Moldova to the East.
The capital city of Romania is Bucharest with the Palace of Parliament, ranks as the biggest office building in Europe and second largest one in the world, after the U.S. Pentagon.
Our country is associated with big names in arts and sports:
Constantin Brancusi — one of the most acclaimed modern sculptors, Angela Gheorghiu, one of the world's greatest opera soprano, Ilie Nastase — twice ranked as the world's number one men's player in the early 1970s: the US Open in 1972 and the French Open in 1973, Nadia Comaneci — Olympic champion gymnast, the first in the world to score a perfect 10 at Montreal and the football player Gheorghe Hagi.
Other world renowned Romanian artists include the musician George Enescu, the writer Eugen Ionesco and pan flute virtuoso Gheorghe Zamfir.
YF-Youth&Future Association is situated in Pitesti at about 110 km North-West of Bucharest. Our city is known like ,,City of tulips” because every year, in april, we organise big exhibition named “The Tulips Symphony”. Near Pitesti is located the largest car factory in the country - Dacia Renault and we have one of the largest petrochemical complexes in Romania . Also Pitesti is the city were Adrian Mutu began his football career.
Some of the city’s distinguishing elements are: Saint George Church, a mediaval church, Trivale Park with Trivale Monastery and Milea Square.
North-west of Pitesti is the city of Curtea de Arges, with an beautiful architectural complex. Here, among other buildings, stands the Curtea de Arges Church and Monastery. About this church is a Legend who says that the wife of the Craftsman Manole, who built the monastery, is walled in the church. He maked this sacrifice in order to finish the construction
- At YF-Youth&Future we are a team of young enthusiasts, dreamers and not the least eager to succeed. Our team is growing and training because we are always open to motivated individuals, aware of the power they have on everything around them, people with a dream and a will to turn it into reality.
- So we invite you all to discover together Romania and our beautiful city Pitesti and surroundings!