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Niro Investment Group is for the second consecutive year the main partner of the “Magic Summer” Festival, one of the most important international cultural events that takes place annually at the Romanian Athenaeum in Bucharest.

The traditional “Magic Summer” Festival organized by Lanto Communication brings extraordinary concerts of classical music and renowned artists every year in the spotlight of the capital’s cultural events. For its ninth edition, the festival takes place in 2020 for the first time outdoors and invites lovers of classical music in Bucharest to enjoy a series of 14 chamber and symphonic concerts that will take place between July 15 and August 27, in the evenings of Wednesday and Thursday, from 8 pm, in the Court of the Romanian Athenaeum, under the title “Beethoven Year in Bucharest”. Present at the launch event Mr. Zsolt Nagy, General Manager of Niro Investment Group, said: “We are honored to be the main partner of this cultural event which is already a significant milestone for classical music in Europe. Our company is constantly involved in supporting cultural projects and we are happy to be the main partner of the 2020 edition which is taking place in a challenging period. Beyond the immediate medical impact, the coronavirus pandemic has suspended cultural life as we knew it by closing theaters, cinemas, museums and art galleries, and we all dream of a gradual return and the relauch of initiatives that provide access to art and culture. We are happy to support those that are successfully reinventing themselves in this atypical period and succeed in carrying out extraordinary cultural projects.

Seven orchestral ensembles will perform on the stage in front of the Athenaeum: “George Enescu” Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor and soloist David Lefevre, Royal Chamber, conductor Constantin Adrian Grigore, soloist Rebekka Hartmann – violin, Romanian Youth Orchestra conducted by Cristian Mandeal, soloist Ştefan Cazacu – cello, Romanian National Symphony Orchestra, soloist Wave Quartet soloist, conductor Cristian Mandeal, Romanian Chamber Orchestra, conductor Cristian Măcelaru, Romanian Sinfonietta Orchestra, conductor and soloist Alexander Sitkovetsky – violin and Kamerata Kronstadt, under the stick of Cristian Oroşanu. 

The program also includes seven extraordinary chamber recitals given by the Violoncellissimo Chamber Ensemble, founded by Marin Cazacu, the Raro Ensemble founded by Răzvan Popovici, the famous mezzo-soprano Ruxandra Donose, accompanied by pianist Sergiu Tuhuţiu, ARCADIA Quartet, violinist Alexand and violinist Alexand. Josu de Solaun, Wave Quartet and Trio Georgeta Iordache – violin, Andrei Ioniţă – cello, Daria Tudor – piano.

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The traditional “Magic Winter” concert took place this year on December 21, being organized by Lanto Communication in collaboration with the “Romanian Youth” National Art Center, at the Romanian Athenaeum. The Romanian Youth Orchestra was conducted by Cristian Mandeal, and the Prelude Choir prepared by Voicu Enăchescu also performed in concert. The event was broadcast live on Radio Romania Muzical and TVR 3.

The program of the evening included: Gioacchino Rossini – Overture to Wilhelm Tell, Aram Haciaturian – Adagio from the Spartacus Ballet, Felix Mendelssohn – Bridal March from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, P.I. Tchaikovsky – Pax des deux from the ballet The Nutcracker, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov – The Spanish Whim, J. S. Bach – Choral from Cantata BWV 147 “Jesu bleibet meine Freunde”, G.F. Handel – Hallelujah from the Messiah Oratorio, Edward Elgar – Nimrod from Enigma Variations, R. Wagner – Prelude to Act 3 from Lohengrin, Giuseppe Verdi – Va pensiero Choir from Nabucco, Giuseppe Verdi – Anvil Choir from Troubadour, Sabin Păutza – Romanian Medley. 

On the occasion of the concert, Casa Radio Publishing House released the albums “Magic Winter” and “Magic Summer”. The albums, published in the Radio Romania Musical collection, include a selection of recordings made by cellist Valentin Răduţiu, the Romanian Youth Orchestra, the Romanian National Symphony Orchestra and conductors Cristian Mandeal and Cristian Măcelaru and represent an audio version of the two famous series of musical events. organized under this generic over the years by Lanto Communication and the National Art Center “Romanian Youth”, respectively the coordinators of the two cultural bodies, Mr. Dorin Ioniţă and Marin Cazacu.

Regarding the “Magic Winter” concert and the collaboration with Radio Romania, Mr. Dorin Ioniţă, General Manager of Lanto Communication, stated in a recent interview with Radio Romania Music: The day has come when I received a wonderful surprise, a proposal from Casa Radio Publishing House and Radio Romania Musical for the editing of the two discs – Magic Summer and Magic Winter. It was a very pleasant surprise for me. It is an honor to collaborate with the Radio label and with – I can say after more than ten years – Radio Romania Musical. […] It is a collaboration that has always been fruitful and always respectful between Lanto Communication and Radio, for which I thank Casa Radio and those wonderful people there.

Cu ocazia concertului, Editura Casa Radio a lansat albumele „Iarna Magică” și „Vară Magică”. Albumele, apărute în colecţia Radio România Muzical, cuprind o selecție de înregistrări realizate de violoncelistul Valentin Răduțiu, Orchestra Română de Tineret, Orchestra Națională Simfonică a României și dirijorii Cristian Mandeal și Cristian Măcelaru şi reprezintă o imagine sonoră a celor două reputate serii de evenimente muzicale organizate sub acest generic de-a lungul anilor de către Lanto Communication şi Centrul Național de Artă „Tinerimea Română”, respectiv coordonatorii celor două organisme culturale, domnii Dorin Ioniță și Marin Cazacu.

Despre concertul „Iarna Magică“ și despre colaborarea cu Radio România, domnul Dorin Ioniță, director general al Lanto Communication, declara, într-un interviu acordat recent postului Radio România Muzical: A venit o zi în care am primit o surpriză superbă, o propunere din partea Editurii Casa Radio și Radio România Muzical pentru editarea celor două discuri – Vară Magică și Iarna Magică. Pentru mine a fost o surpriză extrem de plăcută. Este o onoare să colaborez și cu casa de discuri Radio și cu – pot să spun după mai bine de zece ani – Radio România Muzical. […] Este o colaborare care s-a dovedit întotdeauna rodnică și întotdeauna plină de respect între Lanto Communication și Radio, fapt pentru care mulțumesc Casei Radio și acelor oameni minunați de acolo.

Ca partener principal, Niro Investment Group a fost reprezentat la acest eveniment de dl Zsolt Nagy, CEO.

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Niro Investment Group, one of the largest Romanian business groups with expertise in real estate investments, development and asset management, and its Group member Business Hotels Investment held a Ground-Breaking Ceremony event at the building site of a new hotel located in Bucharest, in Expozitiei Boulevard. With an estimated investment of EUR 60 million, the new project is due to be opened by 2021 and will consist of almost 30,000 sqm total built area, targeting the premium business and leisure market.

During the ceremony event that was organised in the presence of authorities and building partners, a strategic partnership with the world-leading augmented hospitality group was announced. Niro Investment Group signed a management contract with Accor, that will operate the new hotel under Swissôtel – the premium hotel brand, which is launching its premier on the Romanian market.

For twenty-five years our company, as a real estate developer and investor, has launched important business projects, often of pioneering nature. We are excited to break ground on this major project that will bring more amenities, jobs, out-of-town visitors and business guests to Bucharest”, stated Mr. Nicolae Dumitru, Chairman of Niro Investment Group. “This is an exciting period in Niro Investment Group’s development, and we are honoured to be partners with an important luxury brand like Swissôtel.”

Romania is a quickly developing, very attractive market with huge potential and very good yields. There is a strong domestic demand for hospitality services, also by affluent Romanians, not speaking about international visitors. We feel honoured that Niro Investment Group has chosen Swissôtel and Accor for the management of this ambitious hotel project. We’re sure that Swissôtel Bucharest will bring new standards to the Romanian hotel industry.” – adds Frank Reul, Head of Development at Accor for Eastern Europe 

The ground-breaking ceremony was held on the future site of what promises to be an exciting addition to Bucharest’s leisure and business tourism offerings.  The project’s builder is PORR Construct Company, a reputed contractor specializing in complex construction and renovation projects. The design is developed by one of the most skilled local architects’ company with international presence, Architect Service Company. For this management agreement, the owner was advised by Beaufort Global, a leading asset management firm.

Upon completion, the development operated under the Swissôtel brand will feature 225 rooms distributed on 18 floors, restaurants, a pool, a Spa & Sport facility and a designated area of meeting and function space. 

Located in Expozitiei Boulevard, the property is 10min away drive from Otopeni Airport and in close proximity to several corporate and business headquarters, including Romexpo, the biggest event and exposition centre in Romania.  Leisure travellers will also enjoy the hotel’s ideal location, just a short drive away from many major attractions like: Herastrau Park and the Bucharest Old City.

Ceremonia de inaugurare a avut loc în spațiul unde au început deja lucrările de construcție pentru viitorul hotel care promite să devină o ofertă unică în zona ospitalităţii din Bucureşti. Constructorul proiectului este PORR Construct Company, o companie renumită, specializată în proiecte complexe de construcție și renovare. Proiectarea este dezvoltată de către compania Architect Service, una dintre cele mai importante firme de arhitecți locali, cu prezență internațională. Consultanța de business în cadrul tranzacției a fost oferită proprietarului de către compania Beaufort Global, una dintre cele mai mari firme de investiții, dezvoltare și administrare de active.

La finalizare, clădirea care va fi operată sub marca Swissôtel va fi cel mai înalt hotel din Bucureşti şi va avea 225 de camere distribuite pe 18 etaje, restaurante, piscină, facilități spa & fitness și o zonă dedicată pentru întâlniri de afaceri şi organizarea de evenimente corporate.

Situat pe Bulevardul Expoziţiei, imobilul se află la 10 minute de mers cu maşina de Aeroportul Otopeni şi în imediata vecinătate a mai multor sedii de afaceri, inclusiv Romexpo, cel mai mare centru expoziţional şi de evenimente din România. Turiştii se vor bucura de locația ideală a hotelului, care este situat aproape de atracții importante cum ar fi Parcul Herăstrău și Centrul Vechi.

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Capital Magazine celebrated 26 years since its first appearance in an anniversary gala that took place on Tuesday evening, November 27, 2018, in the company of the local business environment.

Although with an analytical profile, aimed at the economic zone, on its 26th anniversary, Capital Magazine went beyond numbers and celebrated people. People who make it possible for beautiful things to happen, who make Romania evolve, who bring prosperity, get involved and bring hope.

During the Gala, trophies and diplomas of excellence were awarded to Romanian entrepreneurs with outstanding results and initiatives, which involve and develop the local business environment.

Mr. Nicolae Dumitru received the award for the greatest experience in the field of investments, development, and asset management, and for the efforts to expand the Niro Investment Group on the local tourism market by developing two new hotel projects and by creating a hotel management institute on the local market. Niro Investment Group is the owner of the largest commercial and distribution hub in Eastern Europe with office buildings, residential projects and hotels.

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NIRO Investment SA ranked 2nd in its field of activity, in the Large Enterprises category, in a ranking prepared by the Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry based on a set of economic indicators calculated according to the financial results for 2017. 

The award ceremony took place on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, during the TOPUL National Gala of Private Companies 2018, organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania, which was also addressed by the President of Romania, E.S. Mister. Klaus Iohannis. He congratulated the award-winning companies, listing them as examples to follow due to which the Romanian business environment becomes stronger, more efficient and, in the end, creates well-being for all.