CEAUSESCU was overthrown and executed in late 1989. The fourth quarter holds the coat of arms of Transylvania: in the upper part, an eagle with golden talons; on the base, there are seven crenellated towers, symbolizing the main towns in Transylvania. (Awaken Ye, Romanian!). Three years later, overrun by the Soviets, Romania signed an armistice. The lyrics of the national anthem belong to Andrei Muresanu (1816-1863), a Romantic poet and representative of the 1848 Revolution. The coat of arms includes the symbols of the five historical provinces – Walachia (Ţ ara Românească ), Moldavia ( Moldova ), Transylvania ( Transilvania ), Banat ( Banat ) and Dobrudja ( Dobrogea ). The country gained recognition of its independence in 1878. Also represented are the lands adjacent to the Black Sea (the historical province of Dobruja): two face-to-face dolphins. The National Coat of Arms . National symbols of Romania . This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "National_symbols_of_Romania" ; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. State heraldic symbols existed as far back as the dawn of the Middle Ages, gradually evolving towards a representative, synthetic coat of arms. A quartered escutcheon features the symbols of the Romanian historical provinces, as well as two dolphins. became a precious song for the Romanians, giving them courage during the Independence War (1877-1878), as well as during the First and the Second World Wars. The Romanian national seal represents an eagle on a light blue shield, holding a cross in its beak and a sword and scepter in its claws. After 1848, Desteapta-te, române! It has as a central element the golden eagle with cross, which stands for the founding Basarab dynasty, the core around which was formed Wallachia, one of the three Romanian provinces of the Middle Ages (Wallachia, Moldavia and Transylvania). report; all 2 comments. National Country Symbols Of Romania Introduction:Romania The principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia – for centuries under the suzerainty of the Turkish Ottoman Empire – secured their autonomy in 1856; they were de facto linked in 1859 and formally united in 1862 under the new name of Romania. On December 22, 1989, at the time of the anticommunist revolution, the anthem was sung spontaneously after decades of being forbidden by the communists. 2 comments; share; save; hide. Post a comment! It joined the Allied Powers in World War I and acquired new territories – most notably Transylvania – following the conflict. After the 1989 Revolution, Romania needed a representative coat of arms. State heraldic symbols existed as far back as the dawn of the Middle Ages, gradually evolving towards a representative, synthetic coat of arms. The flag of Romania has the colors placed vertically as follows: blue (hoist), yellow (in the middle) and red (fly). The post-war Soviet occupation led to the formation of a Communist “people’s republic” in 1947 and the abdication of the king. The national symbols. The decades-long rule of dictator Nicolae CEAUSESCU, who took power in 1965, and his Securitate police state became increasingly oppressive and draconian through the 1980s. After the 1989 Revolution, Romania needed a representative coat of arms. Only the distribution of the colors (proportion and position) changed to a certain extent, being made equal after the Revolution of 1848 when, influenced by the French revolutionary spirit, many states in Europe adopted the standardized three-color banner as their national flag. Type Billede Symbol national flag: Den Flag of Rumænien ( rumænsk: Drapelul României) er en tricolour med lodrette striber: begyndende fra flagstangen, blå, gul og rød, disse farver findes på slutningen af det 16. århundrede kongelige tilskud på Michael the Brave, samt skjolde og bannere, der repræsenterer rumænere overalt. The eagle holds in its talons the insignia of sovereignty: a scepter and a saber that remind of two major rulers: Moldavia’s Stephen the Great and Saint, and Wallachia’s Michael the Brave, the first unifier of the Romanian provinces. The principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia – for centuries under the suzerainty of the Turkish Ottoman Empire – secured their autonomy in 1856; they were de facto linked in 1859 and formally united in 1862 under the new name of Romania. It has not undergone major changes in the course of history. The National Coat of Arms . Former Communists dominated the government until 1996 when they were swept from power. The blue is cobalt, the yellow – chrome, and the red – vermillion. The national symbols. Romania joined NATO in 2004 and the EU in 2007. The third quarter features the coat of arms of Banat and Oltenia, a golden bridge with two arched openings (symbolizing Roman emperor Trajan's bridge over the Danube) and a golden lion. Therefore its re-institution as state anthem was only natural. sorted by: best. Ministrul apărării naționale, la Reuniunea miniștrilor apărării din statele membre ale NATO, Alegeri pentru Parlamentul României - 2020, Primirea de către ministrul afacerilor externe a șefului Comandamentului Aliat pentru Transformare. Cookie-policy; To contact us: mail to firstname.lastname@example.org State heraldic symbols existed as far back as the dawn of the Middle Ages, gradually evolving towards a representative, synthetic coat of arms. Create an account. 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