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2023 DAR Scholarships

Aura, Aurelia, Geo, Georgiana, Ingrid, Laur, Marinel, Matei, Răzvan, Sara, Smărandita, Sonia, Ștefania, Teodor and Vlad are the 15 DAR scholarship recipients this year. This program, initiated in 2022, is intended to discover children with outstanding results and support their performance, so that shortcomings do not rob them of their right to shine. Through the DAR Scholarships, this year we are supporting 15 vulnerable children and young people who excel in art, sports or education.

The jury of the 2023 edition

The journalists Amalia Enache, Florin Negruțiu, Mihai Morar, the swimming coach Adrian Rădulescu, the violinist Alexandru Tomescu, the psychologist Diana Vasile și the trainer Dorin Boabeș accepted our invitation to join the project.

2,000 euros is the value of each excellence scholarship

This year’s edition of the DAR Scholarships was made possible thanks to the support of AFI Europe Management, Alliance Healthcare, B&B Collection, Banca Transilvania, Parfumerie Douglas and PENNY | REWE România, who joined their efforts to support and encourage exceptional performance among promising young people.


The first day of camp started with many emotions, but we opened our hearts together with our friends from Ascendis with games and stories about us, about the world, about plans, dreams and vulnerabilities.

Visiting TNB

We then visited the National Theater “I. L. Caragiale” Bucharest with Marius Manole. We discovered all the scenes of the theatre together, we went backstage, we walked on the stage with him and, at the end, we had some time of introspection, hard questions and answers coming from the soul.

Sport and nature at Comana

The second day of camp was full of adrenaline, fun and exploration ; we had the opportunity to enjoy each other and the many sport activities at Comana.

We started with a tyrolean, over the lake, where we felt the freedom of flight and admired the beauty of nature from above. Next, we tackled the trails in the trees, testing our skills and courage at every turn. With our hearts full of joy, we then sailed on the Comana lake by boat and enjoyed the tranquillity of nature.

Fun bowling

We then continued with bowling, making all kind of spectacular throws. We also managed strikes, but also funny “figures”, which made us laugh with tears. But what mattered were not the points we got, but the moments we lived together.

See you soon!

Our adventure together ended with tears of joy, with open hearts and with the confidence that what happened these days is just the beginning of a beautiful friendship between equally beautiful, strong and kind children.

Painters, acrobatic gymnasts, future policemen, military aviation pilots, footballers, karate players, future judges, social workers, doctors, tennis players, pianists – children for whom hardship was not an obstacle but an impulse: to work harder, to do better and not stop until they overcome the vulnerability in which they were born.