The funny Romanian responseby Quentin Hurel - 2013.02.27
“Half of our women look like Kate, the other half, like her sister”. Romania has responded with humour to the British publicity campaign which aimed to discourage immigrants. The news website Gandul has launched an ironic campaign in which British people are called to leave their rainy country to join Romania. Its slogan: “Why don’t you come over? We may not like Britain, but you'll love Romania”. Created by Mihia Gongu, the campaign should be visible around Romanian tourist sites, airports and hotels. This humorous response must be hailed. Europe is more and more affected by racism especially concerning the fear of immigrants. Besides, this little humour reminds to everyone that the British consideration was stupid. On their side, Bulgarian have also responded to the British fears, by publishing photos comparing Bulgaria and the UK in a Facebook page called "Not OK for the UK".
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