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DOR Bottle by AloMoDa for EQUA partnering Trip to Romania

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We are very proud and happy to announce a partnership we have made with AloMoDa.ro for a beautiful cause: to make some children happy and show once again how proud we are of our national cultural heritage.

Processed with VSCOcam with f2 presetEQUA is a Slovenian courageous responsibility initiative for making everyone aware of the environment effects due to human damaging action and brings an easy and stylish solution – limited editions of reusable bottles, made of a resistant material that do not affect the quality of pure water. Further more, EQUA donates 10% of every sold bottle to organizations that protect nature, clean the waters and promote a healthy life style.

After Croatia and Slovenia, it is Romania`s turn to be next and have a special blogger chosen to design a special bottle.

DOR Bottle by AloMoDa.ro for EQUA România is a special concept designed by Andreea Beltic, inspired by the romanian cultural treasures and by Constantin Brancusi`s masterpieces, under the idea of Enjoy Your Water, Make a Child Happy.

The EQUA Bottle is a responsible brand, focused on protecting the environment and encouraging people to also be careful with their health. Respecting the care promoted by EQUA, AloMoDa.ro has decided to donate the entire profit to an orphans settlement for Giurgiu, on the south region of Romania. One of the protectors of this settlement is the famous actor and model Aureliu Surulescu, ambassador DOR Bottle.

The entire amount that will be raised after selling the bottles will be used to MAKE A CHILD HAPPY and to organize a “Trip to Romania” for the children. We are the partners taking care of this action and looking forward to take the kids to the most beautiful places of this country and introduce them to our great cultural heritage.

The bottles can be bought from www.alo-moda.ro/dor-bottle and if their is any info we can provide, please inbox us.

ENJOY YOUR WATER. MAKE A CHILD HAPPY

The other side of the Medal

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andreea raducan“…a long beautiful road filled with sacrifices, hard work, unforgettable moments, tears of joy and many many medals.” Andreea Raducan

Talking about Romanian definitely means talking about the most famous sport from this country: gymnastics. Everywhere in the world this sport has a single defining name: Nadia. Yes, Nadia Comaneci, the first gymnast ever to receive a perfect 10.00 and not only once, but seven times.

Romania`s fame and history in gymnastics is more than a century old and a lot of stories were written with hard work, tears and medals. Maybe the most famous, after Nadia`s first 10 score is Andreea Raducan`s and what happened at the Olympics of 2000 in Sydney Australia.

After becoming the best gymnasts in the world, having competed at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, where she contributed strongly to the Romanian team’s gold medal and won an individual silver medal on the vault. She was also the original winner of the all-round title, but was disqualified and stripped of her gold medal. Shortly after the competition concluded, when it was revealed that she had failed doping controls, testing positive for pseudoephedrine, at the time a banned substance. The substance came from a simple cold pill, given by the team`s physician and it did not help her to improve her performance in any way.

The case generated a significant amount of media attention from all over the world, and Răducan was supported by members of the gymnastics community and the public. Her case was brought to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in fall 2000. Răducan herself was exonerated of any personal wrongdoing by the CAS, the Romanian Olympic Committee and the International Gymnastics Federation, and was not subject to any disciplinary measures. But her medal and title of the world`s best gymnast was not reinstated.

The autobiography Andreea wrote – “The other side of the medal” – talks about a life full of sacrifices, joy and tears, restrictions and hard work and everything else a true professional sport dedicated person must have and the extreme happiness that winning a competition will bring. Also, she talks about the small step from the ecstasy to agony she took in 2000, at Sydney and how the moved on and demonstrated once again she is a champion.

You can order the book from http://andreearaducan.com and have it sign by the gymnast herself.