Equality and Promoting Human Rights (Video Contest)

U.S. Embassy Announces Video Contest Winners “Equality and Promoting Human Rights” (Video Contest)

On December 21, 2022 teachers and high school students, and American diplomats gathered online to honor the winners of the student video contest “Equality and Promoting Human Rights”.

This contest launched on June 28, 2022 to raise awareness about equality and the respect of humas rights. The Embassy received 25 videos from 18 high schools and colleges in Romania. The videos were judged on effectiveness in raising awareness about the respect of humas rights, on originality and creativity, and on quality by a jury composed of Americans affiliated with the U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Romania.

In his opening remarks, Cultural Affairs Officer William O’Connor congratulated all participants and encouraged them to participate in the future in these kinds of competitions.

The top three prizes awarded by the U.S. Embassy were: a GoPro video camera, a digital photo camera, and a Kindle E-book reader. Members of the finalist teams were also offered small gifts for encouragement.

The fifteen contest finalists were:

Andreea Maria ROTARU – “Zinca Golescu” National College Pitesti
Andrei BORDIANU – “Mihai Eminescu” National College Suceava
Petra CARACIUC – “Mihai Eminescu” National College Suceava
Antonia Gabriela VISTEANU – “B.P. Hasdeu” National College Buzau
Stefania GAL-CARPEN – “B.P. Hasdeu” National College Buzau
Denisa BUZATOIU – “B.P. Hasdeu” National College Buzau
Diana BUCUR – “B.P. Hasdeu” National College Buzau
Florina Veronica VADINEANU – “Ghe. Munteanu Murgoci” National College Braila
Diana Andreea POPESCU – “Ghe. Munteanu Murgoci” National College Braila
Laura-Maria CIRSTOIU – “Ion Barbu” High School Pitesti
Liviana IUSTIN – “B.P. Hasdeu” National College Buzau
Alicia-Eviana-Maria BACIU – “B.P. Hasdeu” National College Buzau
Maria-Andrada DASCALU – “Stefan Velovan” National Pedagogical College Craiova
Rahela Ioana PISCOI – “Emanuel” Baptist Theological High School Cluj-Napoca
Viorica CHIRIAC – “Virgil Madgearu” Economic College Galati

The three winning teams are:

First place: Viorica CHIRIAC
“Virgil Madgearu” Economic College Galati, Grade: XI

Second place: Antonia Gabriela VISTEANU
“B.P. Hasdeu“ National College Buzau, Grade:

Third place: Andreea Maria ROTARU
“Zinca Golescu” National College Pitesti, Grade: XI