In February 1990, George FLOROI had, by chance, the opportunity to receive, from the painter Dan Carbunaru’s family, the Regulation of the RT in France. “Ghitza” Floroi looked for the future members, who gathered in march 1990 in order establish their own Regulation. After the formatting meeting, he sent a letter to the Round Table in Versailles to announce the event. A RT6 Versailles delegation made up of Claude GRUENENBERGER and Werner BLESSING came to Brasov on the 6 – 7 May to visit the developing Round Table.
This opportunity was used to talk about the principles of the Round Table and the chartering ceremony in the new club. “Ghitza” FLOROI was invited to the AGM of the French Round Table and to a statutory meeting of the club in Versailles.
In 1 – 2 June Gheorghe Floroi, Romica Badea, Ioan Damoc participated at the AGM France (Cannes). These visits and meetings of the developing Round Table prepared the ceremony of the RT 1 Brasov (by RT 6 Versailles, France).
On the 13 of October 1990, 65 delegates from France, Denmarkth and Israel gathered in Poiana Brasov (Telefric Hotel) to assist at the chartering ceremony.
After the chartering, the first international contact of a Romanian tabler (besides Ghita Floroi) was made by Dorel Cerbu who participated as IRO at the European and Mediterannean Meeting (the future EMATM) in Athens (Greece) thus meeting tablers from Europe, the Near East and Africa.
The chartering of the MR 3 Timisoara, on the 22th of February, by the RT 2 Dorobeta Turnu Severin, paved the way for the founding of the Romanian Round Table Association, an association registered by Gheorghe Paraipan in Sacele. In the same year, RT 5 Sacele (by RT 1 Brasov) and RT 6 Brasov (by RT 1 Brasov and RT 30 Dunkerque-France) were chartered and Dumitru Bociu contacted the 7th Area âTerre de Chouans, France. In June, Benone Croitru at the AGM France (Lille).
The MR 4 Suceava was chartered (by MR 1 Brasov and TR 139 Marcq en Baroeul-France) and we took part at the Euro RT 5 (Nicosia, Cyprus). During the same year, the RT 2 Drobeta Turnu Severin club fraternized with the RT 222 Tarbes (France). George Petrescu participated at the National Committee RT France (Lille) in September of the RT Romania (Gheorghe Floroi and Francis Depauw-France) were elected at the AGM Romania (Paraul Rece).
Marius Luchian participated at the EMATM Tel Avivi (Israel) and at the French National Committee of the Round Table â Remis.
Other 2 romanian clubs were founded: RT 7 Oradea (by MR 6 Brasov and TR310 Aire sur la Lys â France) and RT 10 Bucuresti (by MR 1 Brasov and RT 637 Pembroke â RTBI). Mihai Gyapjas took part at the Euro 10 Brighton (England) and at the International Committee RTBI (Birmingham). Our delegates (Ioan Tataru, Virgil Vilcu, Eduard Varzaru, George Petrescu, Paul Balan, Dorel Covasa) assisted at the chartering of the RT 1 Kiev (Ukraine) together with 123 foreign guests. Ioan Tataru and Virgil Valcu also participated at the AGM Swetzerland (Nyon).
The tablers Viorel Seredenciuc and George Petrescu assisted at the AGM Austria-Vienna. At the IRO’s Meeting in Budapest (Hungary), Mihai Gyapjas and Remus Dancea forwarded Romania’s candidature for the IRO’s Meeting 1998. Ruslan Oprescu and George Petrescu were present at the AGM RT Finland (Juvaskula).
Dan Souca paricipated at the SEM Arlon (Belgium). The RT 4
Suceava and RT 43 Teramo (Italy) fraternized. Mihai Gyapjas took part at the AGM Belgium (Leoven) and Adrian Verde met the tablers of RT 9 Ultrecht and RT 83 Einhoven in Holland. Our tablers were also present at the Euro RT 8 (Gaz, Austria) and the Euro RT 10 (Lappeeranra, Finland) ant the club RT 11 Brasov was chartered by RT 5 Sacele and RT 11 Villach-Austria.
The year begins with an important event: the affiliation to the third SEM during the meeting held in Sienna (Italy) on the 20 – 23 of February.
After the chartering of an important club RT 12 Galati (by RT 9 Campulung Muscel and RT 43 Teramo-Italy), the long row
participations at international events continues at the IRO’s Meeting Gdansk (Poland) where Dumitru Boicu and Remus Dancea forwarded Romania’s candidature for the IRO’s Meeting 1999 (we lost however to our colleagues in the USA). Mihai Gyapjas was present at the AGM RTBI (Scarborough). Dan Souca participated at the AGM France (Belfort). Adrian Verde at the AGM Germany (Bielefeld), Dumitru Boicu at the AGM Switzerland (Neuchatel) thus meeting tablers of the RT 6 (Neuchatel), RT 12 (Sion), RT 2 (Geneva), RT 36 (Locarno), RT 14 (Chur). Another twinning between RT 6 Brasov and RT 6 Limassol, Cypre took place. The Euro RT 10 was held in
Bucharest – Romania. The project „The children of Brasov”, organized in association with the „tablettes” in Laval (France), continued at the Orphanage in Homorod. Then, RT Romania and The Ladies Circle 3 Brasov developed a project in Belgium with the children of a musical school.
A year fielled with meetings: Dumitru Boicu, Remus Dancea,Nicolae Borcea participated at the SEM held in Lausanne(Switzerland) in February, while in April, Mihai Gyapjas was present at the Euro RT 10 at Mass Tour and at the AGM ARTSA (Durban, South Africa). In May, Nicolae Borcea was present at the AGM RTBI – Birmingham and in June Mihai Gyapjas participated at the AGM
Germany, Schwerin, as well as at the EMATM, La Rochelle (France) together with Dumitru Boicu and Remus Dancea. It was there that Mihai Gyapjas’s candidature for Secretary EMA was forwarded.
Adrian Verde went to Mass Tour – Germany and the tablers from the RT 1 and RT 11 were present at the Euro Ski Meeting (Kitzbuhel, Austria). Mihai Gyapjas also assited at the AGM (Kuften, Austria). The French Caravanas from RT 222 Tabes came to Romania, thus meeting tablers from RT 2, RT 3, RT 7, RT 8, RT 10.
The first chartering of a foreign club (RT 7 Becrecen) was made by the RT 7 Oradea. And, of course, Romanian tablers participated at the Euro RT 8 (Frankfurt, Germany), the Euro 10 (Aberdeen, Scotland), the Euro RT 6 (Landskrona, Sweden) during an Euro Bike Tour through several countries.
In February, Nicolae Borcea and Remus Dancea were at the Sem – Laval (France). In spring we participated at the AGM Switzerland, at the AGM Austria-Seckau/Graz (Mihai Gyapjas), at the AGM Germany-Weiden (Nicolae Borcea), the AGM Rennes-France (Adrian Verde, Dan Tirlescu, Toma Lazar). The 1 Region Brasov and the 18th Region Corse-Cote d’Azur (France) made the first twinning at a regional level. A great number of meetings between tablers: at the Euro RT 1 (Bruxelles, Belgium), the Euro RT 6 (Riihimaki, Finland), the Euro RT 8 (Craiova, Romania), the Euro RT 11 (Brasov, Romania), the Euro RT 12 (Leibnitz, Austria).
A new generation of tablers overtook the strains of command of the Romanian RT Association. Therefore Ovidiu Dumitru and Leon Popovici were present at the EMATM (Paphos, Cypre) and Cornel Covasa at the IRO’s Meeting (Malta). A twinning between RT 4 Suceva and RT 174 Hossegor-Cap Breton (France) fallowed. Radu Bucur’s visit to the RT 6 Washington and the RT 5 Chicago (USA) paved the way for new contacts over the Atlantic. We participated in large number at the Euro RT 6 (Brasov, Romania), Euro RT 8 (Liverpool, England), Euro RT 11 (Stourbridge-Brierley Hill, RTBI), Euro RT 12 (Bruxeles, Belgium) and the chartering of the RT 8 Gyor (Hungary). After 3 years from the last foundation of a Romanian RT club, 2 new clubs were chartered this year: RT 14 Cluj-Napoca (by MR 1 Brasov and RT 14 Chur-Switzerland) and RT 15 Slatina (by MR 8 Craiova and RT 15 Burgdof-Switzerland).
In autumn, the second RT Romania Area was founded (2 Area – Oltenia). The RT 6 Brasov together with the 2 Area (Italy) continued the programme of supporting the Codlea Orphanage.
Dan Filipescu and Dorel Covasa’s presents at the SEM (Luxembourg) as well the Dan Filipescu presence at the EMATM (Heming-Danmark) in June played an important part in promoting the RT Romania in the international elite.
A series of participations at the Euro RT 1 (Lausanne, Switzerland), Euro RT 4 (Luxembourg), Euro RT 6 (Parnu, Estonia), Euro RT 8 (Nicosia, Cypre), Euro RT 11 (Lorient, France), Euro RT 12 (Lucerna, Switzerland), Euro RT 15 (Wuppertal, Germany). After 10 years Dorel Covasa pepresented us at the AGM RTI and WOCO Conference (Eugene, Oregon, USA).
Special contacts were established by Radu Bucur’s visit at the RT 64 (Working, England) and by the presence of tablers at the RT 9 club in Mass Tour Germany (Toma Lazar, Adrian Verde, Dan Matei, Adrian Tirlescu)
By the end of spring, a large delegation participated at the AGM Farnce-Laval (Ruslan Oprescu, Dorin Sandu, Adrian Nitulescu, Cristian Sandulescu, Victor Vasile, Leo Brandusoiu, Ilie Silviu, Paul Darac, Octavian Bunica, Victor Coneschi, Sorin Ilea, Constantin Facalet Ghinea, Marius Fluturas). Two days before, the 2nd Area Oltenia fraternized with the 2nd Area Bretagne (France).
Gheorghe Farkas was present at the AGM Hungary-Balaton Lake. We participated also at the meetings of Euro RT 1 (Reikjavik, Island), Euro RT 6 (Limassol, Cypre), Euro RT 8 (Port-Elizabeth, South Africa), Euro RT 11 (Vevey, Switzerland), Euro RT 12 (Rimini, Italy).
In June, at the EMATM (Verona, Italy) Cristian Sandulescu continued to promote the Romanian RT in the international elite.
During spring Daniel Irina represented RT Romania at two AGMs of our neighbours (AGM Bulgaria-Plovdiv and AGM Hungary- Balaton Lake). Cristian Sandulescu met RTBI tablers in Bucharest and, in June, was present at the great AGM Belgium-Gent. Horia Ologu-Guja participated at EMATM (Lusanne-Switzerland).
The Euro RT 12 was held in Galati-Romania.
In July, a project consisted in transporting school materials supplied from the club RT 549 Banbridge (Ireland) to modernize few College from Romania (Craiova, Brasov, Slatina, Dr. Tr. Severin) was administrated by RT Romania.
In November, the participations of RT Romania at international
events continued, Dorin Ilian Sandu was our representant to IRO’s Meeting-Gibraltar.
Dan Nicolau participated in spring (March) at SEM, hold by TR 149 Les Sables d’Olonne (France). In the first days of May, in the „seven hills city”-Rome, took place the Twinning between RT 8 Craiova and TR 2 Rome (Italy).
At AGM Plovdiv – Bulgaria participated Adrian Morar.
Romanian tablers was present, too, at Euro RT 1 (Malta), Euro RT 6 Versailles (France – 30 th anniversary), Euro RT 12 (Emden Leer, Germany).
In September, to the most important international meeting (till now) in Romania, of a service club (over 300 persons ), Ladies Circle International Conference – Bucharest, were participated the tablersBogdan Manea, Ruslan Oprescu, Ovidiu Ungureanu.
In October, to the Banube Tabler Meeting – Budapest (Hungary), RT Romania was present, for the first time (Bogdan Manea and Camillo Popescu).
A month later, in November, at IRO’s Meeting – Reikjavik (Island), participated Cristian Iacob.
EuroOne – EURO RT 1 was held at Brasov (Romania). The first National Footbal Championship, in the history of RT Romania, took place in the RT 9 Campulung Muscel organisation.In summer, at the EMATM (Tallin, Estonia), the representtive of RT Romania, Dan Nicolau clarified financial aspect and the position of our club in the Eurupean area.
In September, Camilo Popescu and Dumitru Popescu paricipated at the Danube Tabler Meeting (Ingolstadt, Germany) obtaining, for the next year, Galati (Romania) as city host.
In November, at the World IRO’s Meeting (Athens, Greece) – Victor Coneschi – National IRO, together with other 2 romanian tablers (Dorin Sandu-National VicePresident,Cristian Buzatu- National Secretary) obtained an excellent result for RT Romania, the choise of our country as host for organise in 2007, the World IRO’s Meeting.
At National Committee NC Craiova, NC Suceava and NC Slatina were established the main principles for a strong modifications of RT Romania structure. The fact was voted in autumn, at the AGM RT Romania, held in Galati.
Unfortunately it was a not such a good year in the history of Round Table Romania, as several Round Table clubs were closed.
However, there were also good parts, especially the Romanian participation to Euromeetings, EMA Malta and IRO’s Meeting San Marino, as well as the development of certain actions for the reconstitution of the club in the capital city of the country, Bucharest.
In September this year, an international event took place in Galaţi, Danube Tablers Meeting, with a good international and national attendance.
Another accomplishment is the interest and increasing involvement of the local clubs in social projects in the community’s interest.
This year was characterized by a large participation of the Romanian Round Table clubs to international events: RTI, AGM Cyprus, Euromeetings and Danube Tablers Meeting, their presence being on the increase to international events.
An important event was the recharting of Round Table 10 in Bucharest, in May, the result of the initiative and effort of some old tablers settled in Bucharest. However, the event of the year was the successful organization and numerous attendance (19 countries, EMA Chairman, RTI Vice-Chairman and IRO ARTSA) of the World IRO’s Meeting, at its third edition, in Braşov, between the 15th and the 17th of November.
This was the most notable Round Table International event held in Romania. No AGM took place this year, the date being changed from autumn to spring for a better consistency with the international calendar.
This year the limit age for members was set at 45, decision taken after an intense debate within the Round Table.
The Romanians were highly represented at international events. The members of the National Board and not only took part to EMA Sweden, RTI AGM Thailand, IRO’s Meeting Netherlands. The Romanian clubs participation to Euromeetings has already become common.
It was an year of consolidation of Romanian Round Table. The event of the year, no doubt about it, will be the reactivation of Round Table number 11 from Brasov, to be charted in November during the National Comitee meeting in Brasov. This year, it is marked the closing of RT 7 Oradea. There are new groups in Sibiu and Cluj-Napoca interested in tabling. It was identified the necessity of active measures to develop RTR, to growth the number of members and clubs. It could be observed the numerous participation to national and international events. The most notable participations of RTR to international events are EMATM 2009 Suriname, RTIWM 2009 Altmar – Netherlands and IRO’S Meeting 2009 Israel.
The year 2010 is one of celebration for Round Table Romania as there are 20 years since the chartering of the first club in Romania – RT 1 Braţov; the ceremony will take place in Braţov and will be largely attended by members of Club 41 and founders of RTR, during the National Committee held by MR 1 between September 30 – October 3.
2010 is also marked by the preparations for the organisation of EMATM which shall take place in Braţov in 2011. In order to ensure a better participation to Braţov, the Romanian Tablers were present at many international meetings in 2009-2010, being mainly represented by IRO Dragos Chiriţă and culminating with the participation of a seven-person delegation in EMATM 2010, Italy.
Concerning the relationships between the members of the association, this is a year of consolidation and integration of the great number of newcomers. However, there were also heated debates on topics such as moving the talks of the famous RTR mail group from Yahoo.com to the national site forum www.roundtable.ro or measures for developing and strengthening RTR.
We also notice a significant drop in the number of members of certain local clubs, issue discussed in CN and AGM meetings and considered a priority by the National Board.
This year, RTR organized EMATM, the second most important event at international level. The event took place in Braţov and was a real success. It was attended by 180 tablers from 24 countries. The atmosphere and the reactions subsequent to the event entitle us to say that the guests appreciated the organization and that they will gladly come to Romania on other occasions.
Dragos Chirita was nominated the “Tabler of the Year” at the RTI meeting in Bremenhaven, Germany. This distinction, which honors and binds at the same time, crown Dragos’ involvement at international level.
Other aspects to be noticed in 2011 are the recharting of RT5
Săcele, as well as the reactivation of RT4 Suceava which will organize the November CN.
AGM 2012 was held in Galati in organized by the Round Table 12. The event was attended by the President of RTI, Stijn De Frene.
Round Table 6 Brasov organized the NC in September 2012 and charting the Round Table no. 13 Galati together with Round Table 1, Round Table 5 and Round Table 11. At the same time it celebratesThe 20 th aniverssary years.
Vlad Stefan and Sorin Petcu participated in EMATM in Brussels. Dragos Chirita participated in several international meetings.
Stefan Vlad was present at the AGM France.
RT 12 held The Euromeeting 12 to Galati and Bucharest RT 10, The Euromeeting 10. RT 6 participated in Limassol, Cyprus at the Euromeeting 6.
Round Table 12 organized in November the NC in Galati.
Dragos Chirita candidate for Vice President of RTI.
Round Table Romania continues the Christmas Presents social project with the support of of RT 10 and the German Round Table.
RT 13 is has organize a Christmas Charity event in Galati.
RT 9 Campulung Muscel has closed her activity.
Participation for international events is overwhelming, NB members are present in almost all RTI major events.
Ionut Gliga, Dragos Chitita and Ilian Sandu went to RTI World Meeting which took place in Valence, France.
Dragos Chirita went to Islanda to IRO’s Meeting and EMATM, in Plovdiv. In Bulgaria were also Sorin Avram and Stefan Vlad.
National IRO went to AGM Malta, AGM Israel, AGM France, CTM Stirling, Europeone Meeting Luxemburg.
Ilian Sandu went to AGM 2013 RT Italia and STM 2013 Riva del Garda, Italia.
In June, Ionut Jercan, Dan Nicolau, Mihai Balan, Lucian Gheorghe went to Reykjavik, Island Euromeeting 12.
Tablers from RT 2, RT 12 and RT 13 went in september to Danube Tabler’s Meeting in Regensburg (Iulian Cristian Bosoanca, Alexandru Bazavan, Catalin Stancu, Virgil Marin, Sergiu Sarbulescu, Gigi Negrescu, Luigi Brandusescu, Traian Tunescu, Lucian Gheorghe, Octav Calin, Daniel Mihai, Claudiu Nastase, Alexandru Chivu).
Alexandru Chivu participated to AGM Holand.
In September Ben Kocsis, Florin Rata, George Marin, Gabi Aur, Catalin Stefanescu from RT 13 joined participants for National Sporting Weekend, England.
2013 National AGM was held in Brasov, organized by RT 11. At this event was also present RTI Secretary, Mark Nichols.
An important event of 2014 took place in Brasov, from March 14th to March 16th, cumulating the National Board (NB) of the RT Romania and the charting of the new RT16 Club from Bucharest by RT12 Galati. This event was organized together with C41 Romania, which celebrated on the same day 20 years of existence.
In 2014, the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of RT Romania was organized as a joint effort of RT 10 Bucharest along with the AGM of LC Romania, in Mamaia; this location was chosen in the hope of finding a nucleus for a new local club in Constanta.
In 2014 RT Romanian was once again well represented at international events, basically all main events of RTI having been covered, as well as local or regional clubs’ events.
In January 2014, the CTM from Egger (Hungary) was attended by Sorin Avram (President of RT Romania ), Stefan Vlad (Iro RT Romania ) and by Dragos Chirita.
In February 2014, Stefan Vlad and Dragos Chirita attended the Iro’s Meeting in Kaunas (Lithuania).
Other events of local clubs that RT Romania members attended were : Stefan Vlad at AGM Sweden in Landskrona , Bogdan Bart and Stefan Vlad at Europe 1 Meeting from Helsingborg (Sweden), Marian Clim at Europe 5 Meeting from Tel Aviv (Israel), Dragos Chirita and Sorin Lumina at AGM Tunisia and Quad Tour in Sahara.
At the July EMATM Meeting, held in Hoorn (Holland), the Romanian delegation had a substantial presence, consisting of: Stefan Vlad, Sorin Avram, Dragos Chirita, George Tromaru and Sorin Lumina.
The month of August 2014 was marked by the sad passing of Mihai Gyapjas, former president of RT Romania , founder of the first RT10 Bucharest nucleus and one of the RT Romania foremost representatives.
Farewell dear friend , may you rest in peace !
Also in August, Stefan Vlad, Dragos Chirita and Ilian Sandu were present at the exotic edition of RTI AGM 2014, held in Mauritius.
In September 2014, RT12 was the host of Danube Tablers Meeting in Galati, event with significant international presence alongside local clubs such as RT13 Galati , RT2 Drobeta and BN of RT Romania .
Also worthy of mention is the social projects conducted by the RT Romania Clubs: the Christmas Convoy organised by local clubs from Drobeta, Bucharest, Galati and Brasov together with RT Germany and RT Austria; Christmas gifts campaigns for underprivileged children organised by MR13 with the support of Orange Romania, the MR1 „Joy in a Box” project, etc.
And last , 2014 is the year when the Round Table Romania, assisted by RT13, launched the first edition of Rocket Fuel pins, as a first step in the creation of an international brand for the RT Romania ; they are to be followed by the edition of small bottles of the famous Romanian palinca , also carrying the Rocket Fuel Pin .
2014 continued with the two „autumn” editions of CN, one held by RT16 on 10-12 October 2014, at the Danube Delta, under the „National Fishing Week-end” brand, and the other on 21-23 November 2014, in Brasov, by the RT1 Brasov.
This year the Christmas Convoy benefitted once again from a substantial participation of the local RT Romania Clubs, specifically those from Drobeta Turnu Severin, Bucharest, Brasov , Suceava and Galati.
The first international event of the year 2015 was the one from January, in Ravenna – Italy, attended by Ionut Jercan (RT Romania Vice-president) and Stefan Vlad (Iro MRR), followed a month later, in February, by the IRO’s Meeting in Wiesbaden, Germany, attended by Stefan Vlad.
On the occasion of the March CN, organized by RT4 Suceava at Gura Humorului, two new nuclei were announced, in Iasi and in Tg Mures.
In April, Mr. Sorin Avram (RT Romania President) attended the Duck Race in Luxembourg, thus allowing for RT Romania and Romania to act as charitable funds beneficiary yet again; this year these funds were aimed at the restoration and fully furnishing of a Bucharest day-school.
May was marked by the participation of Stefan Vlad and Sorin Avram in the Europe 1 Meeting from Malta.
In May, one of the most important events of the last years took place: AGM of RT Romania, organized in Brasov by RT13 ; on the same occasion the 25 Years Anniversary of Round Table Romania was celebrated. The event was attended by former national presidents and MRR founding members, guests from C41, LC and Agora, as well as over 20 foreign guests, including EMA President Mikael Schvili. The RT Romania candidacy for the 2017 AGM of RTI, event scheduled to take place in 2017 in Bucharest , was decided during this AGM.
Another resolution was the charting of the RT18 Iasi at the same time with the November NB and the reservation of the number RT17 for the Tg Mures nucleus, in view of a future charting in March 2016.
June saw a massive attendance of the Romanian delegation at the EMATM from Cyprus, where we had the largest team present – 22 participants.
August brought about a historic candidacy of RT Romania , the first in the organisation of the largest event of RTI from 2017, which was announced in the Visby Island from Sweden. The Romanian delegation of 12 persons , mainly from RT10 Bucharest and BN , the same as in Cyprus, made a fine job at the event, despite having lost the organization of the AGM International to Estonia.
In September , CN took place, organized in Predeal by RT6, as well as the AGM C41, with a large participation from MR1 members which celebrated also 25 years of RT1 in Romania.
Since 12 to 17 October RT 12 Galati is attending to first stage of the Twinning with RT 102 Hartlepool, RTBI, getting involved in organizing of the 20th edition of charity Hartlepool Beer Festival.
Between 28-30.10.2015 in Sovata, occurs the meeting with the core from Targu Mures, meeting attended by the National Board, Round Table Romania Past Presidents and delegates from the neighborhood clubs.
November 2015 heralds a new important moment in the life of RT Romania : the charting of the new RT18 Iasi Club under the guidance of RT4 Suceava Club and RT18 Wiesbaden Club.
The year 2015 become very important for RT Romania, being the year that was outlined the National Development Strategy based on RTI OGSM and it was outlined the system of monitoring of clubs in difficult situations. The National President Ionut Jercan has an important role sustaining the upward of RT Romania development trend.
December is also a very important month, being involved in Christmas Convoy ( Christmas presents for children delivery) the new club RT 18 Iasi and the cores from Botosani, Galati and Targu Mures.
2016 is a year full of important events. It were established three new clubs. Also it was adopted the Round Table Romania National Development Strategy. The responsibility of supporting clubs and development was divided in between National Board Members and regionalized.
22-24 January in Luxembourg, RT Romania was represented at CTM by National President Ionut Jercan and National IRO Stefan Vlad.
Between 29-31 January 2016 occurs the meeting with the core from Botasani, meeting attended by the National Board, RT 10 Bucharest and delegates from the neighborhood clubs.
19-21 February in Eger, Hungary, at the first HYM, RT Romania was represented by the National IRO Stefan Vlad and Dragos Chirita RT 10 Old Tabler.
During 1-3 of April 2016 in Kladovo, Serbia, is held the National Committee Meeting organized by RT 2 Drobeta Turnu Severin celebrating with this context 25 years of existence.
In 23th of April is charted RT 17 Targu Mures, with RT 11 Brasov as local godfather and RT 17 Bielefeld Germany as international godfather. The event was special organized to celebrate the club establish.
The 2016 AGM was held in Suceava organized RT 4 Suceava on 21th May 2016. At the event were present delegate of C41 and LC Romania and foreign delagates from RT Germany, RT France and RT Tunisia.
Between 13-18 July 2016, RT Romania attended to EMATM in Djerba, Tunisia, represented by National President Liviu Sacalov. At the meeting was decided EMA restructuring, CTM, STM and NTM will become regions with their representatives in RTI Board.
Between 30 August and 5 September 2016, RT Romania was represented at the RTIWM in Nepal by National President Liviu Sacalov, Alex Dobrea RT 10 Bucharest floor member, Dragos Chirita and Dan Dobrea Old Tablers RT 10 Bucharest. At this meeting was adopted RTI restructuring. RTI will have the following regions: ASPA, AMI, CTM, STM and NTM. The International Board will be formed by the Region Representatives, Secretary, Treasurer, Vice-president and RTI President.
Between 16-18 September 2016, in Varna, Bulgaria, RT 10 Bucharest attended to first stage of the Twinning between RT 10 Bucharest (Romania) and RT 5 Varna (Bulgaria), that will lead to a stronger cooperation between both Associations RT Romania and Round Table Bulgaria, north and south side of the Danube.
23-25 September during National Committee Meeting in Galati was charted RT 19 Galati, with RT 12 Galati as local godfather club and RT 19 Deutschlandsberg, Austria, as foreign godfather club.
From 18 to 20th of November during National Committee Meeting is Chartered the club RT 20 Botosani with RT10 Bucharest local godfather and RT 20 Spittal, Austria, foreign godfather. To be noted that at this event is attending RTI President Kaj Kostiander.
The AGM of the RT Romania took place this year on 20-th May in Bucharest, attended by guests from the United States, Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Estonia, Finland. For “objective” reasons, they did not manage to reach the meeting, but the Bulgarian and Danish, UK, Belgium, delegations and CEETM President joined us during the event.
CEETM in the Netherlands was attended by Liviu Sacalov-President, Catalin Albu – Vice-President, Sorin Petcu-Iro and Catalin Cernescu – RTR Secretary, and during this meeting, RT Romania was awarded the title of Association of the year in CEER. We also want to mention that the event was organized Side by side with the Ladies Circle Romania.
At the Ema meeting in Iceland, RT Romania was represented by Catalin Albu-President.
In Tallinn, Estonia at RTIWM, the large delegation in Romania (12 people), the good promotion of the event, as well as the excellent presentation made, RT Romania has won and will organize the event in 2019 in Brasov, Romania.
This year, at NC in Bucharest, which will take place in Bucharest, the Round Table family is enriched by the Club 21 Bucharest charter.
The last National Committee Meeting of this year will be organized by RT20 Botosani, an occasion that celebrates one year since the club was founded.
Year 2018 is a year characterized mainly by visibility and engagement of Round Table Romania in international level. Whether we are talking about the participation of numerous foreign representatives at national and international events organized in Romania, the RT Romania delegations to the RTI and CEER events, or the election of Liviu Sacalov as the future CEE president after the international AGM in August 2018.
Between January 26 and january 28, RT 18 Iasi organized for the first time in Romania the CEETM, where the delegations of the 8 national organizations from the central and eastern region of Europe and a total of about 80 foreign guests were present.
At RTI HYM held in Ghent, Belgium, between 23 and 25 February 2018, the RT Romanian was represented by Catalin Albu – RT President, Sorin Petcu – IRO National and George Marin – Webmaster.
From March 9th to March 20th, RT12 Galati had the inspiration to organize a special event combining the National Committee Meeting in the spring with a successful charity event, named: “Wine Fest” – 2nd edition.
The RT Romania AGM took place in Drobeta Turnu Severin and was organized “Side by Side” by MR2 and LC2 on 19th May 2018 with participants from Germany, Belgium, France and Luxenburg, the most notable being the presence of Fabrice Stevens – Elected CEER Chairman.
Between June 30 and July 1th, a meeting was held with RT1 Chisinau, in Republic of Moldova, where members from RT 12 Galati, RT 18 Iasi, RT 20 Botosani and RT Romania National Office, as well as IRO RT Germany and Christian Schock, President of RT CEE have participated.
Between 5th and 9th September 2018 in Negombo, Sri Lanka was held by RTI WM, and Romania had one of the largest delegations: 11 tablers with their families, totaling 28 people who have made efforts to promote the RTI WM 2019.
Autumn National Committee Meeting took place this year in Vama, Suceava county on September 29, and was organized by the RT 4 Suceava at the same time, with the AGM C41 but unfortunately in different locations.
Between November 23 and 25, 2018 will be held in Targu Mures county, the last National Committee Meeting this year organized by the RT 17 club, an occasion with which we hope to meet with many members from the cores of Sibiu county and Oradea city.