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Romanian national ethno folklore patrimony 1

2019-04-22

Traditions

In these General Considerations on the National Ethno-Folklore Patrimony, we will go into the details of the customs, traditions, holidays, port, legends and superstitions, as well as on household objects and folk techniques. We will discuss the following ethnographic areas: Maramures, Oltenia, Moldova, Banat, Muntenia, Crisana, Dobrogea, Transylvania,

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Moldova folkloric costume

2019-04-19

Culture

TYPES OF POPULAR COSTUMES IN MOLDOVA Among the historical provinces, it seems that Moldova has the greatest stylistic unity of the areas, highlighted in women's costume, with photo and stergar, as the headdress of the head, and the male, with the shirt to the knee, with very strong, as well as in the chromatic and ornamental structural unit of the overalls, especially of the candles. In the space of Moldova, the woman's shirt has two basic yarns: the shirts and the right ones, as well as the variants with local features

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Baragan and Dobrogea folkloric costume 2

2019-04-16

Culture

The men's costume in the Lower Danube area is characterized by the very large variety of the hat, namely: we draw round in fur and with circle or zagara (the cuff attached to the base of the hat), but also by wearing the hat with the round cap , high and small boron on holidays, times, depending on it's metallic and brilliant. With the ornamental wealth of the bells, the ornamental shrubs of the shirts are also awarded, and they also begin to widen the rivers on their sleeves. Changing chromatic preferences, refined olive tones give away the strong shades of red, black, burgundy and lilac.

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Oltenia region of Romania

Oltenia folkloric costume

2019-04-09

Culture

TYPES OF POPULAR COSTUMES FROM OLTENIA The harbor of the Oltenian districts revealed a special elegance. The women's costume in Oltenia falls in the typology of the wool-knit wool and the costume with two parts, with ornamental motifs arranged in a linear manner, arranged in one sense in horizontal registers or in vertical lines

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Regional types of folkloric costumes 2

2019-04-02

Culture

Tara Oasului is one of the most ethnographic regions in Romania. By geographical isolation and similarity to the way of life of the people of Transcarpathian Ukraine, Oas knows a series of ethnographic identities with this Hungarian rutean population, manifested even in his port.

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Regional types of folkloric costumes 1

2019-03-29

Culture

REGIONAL TYPES OF FOLKLORIC COSTUMES1. TRANSYLVANIA and MARAMURES The women's costume from Transylvania is the one that begins this description of folk costumes from Transylvania and Maramures.A first particular aspect of the women's costume in Transylvania is the embroidered plateau, regarded as a decorative element, in the shape of a trapeze, with a small collar, placed under the throat, which after an old tradition was superimposed on a crease.

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Baragan and Dobrogea folkloric costume 1

2019-03-26

Culture

TYPES OF FOLKLORIC COSTUMES FROM DOBROGEA AND BARAGAN In the cultural area of ​​the Lower Danube, the popular port is distinguished by certain specific elements from the rest of the clothing ensembles characteristic of the neighboring areas. When talking about the cultural area of ​​the Lower Danube, we are talking about a geographic area, which in ancient times form the lower Moesia inhabited by Trhracians and Dacians. This area includes today not only the southeast of Romania (Ilfov, Ialomita, Calarasi, Braila, Galati) but also Constanta and Tulcea, Bugeacul, southern Bessarabia and northern Bulgaria between the Danube and the Balkans.

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Common part of male and female romanian folkloric costume

2019-03-23

Culture

COMMON PARTS OF MALE AND WOMEN PORTWoolen fabrics worn by both men and women especially in winter are known throughout the country. The portfolios of the oldest part of the Romanian folk costume can be deciphered on the Adamclisi metropolis, these clothes belonging to a large Carpathian area.They wear different names: suman, tundra, suba, gum, zeghe, lump, hurt, with very special shapes and ornamental compositions, these clothes mark clear, specific zonal differences.These clothes, which in the past had greater unity, show, through cuts and ornaments, more clearly than any other piece in the harbor, the links between the different regions of our country and their neighboring peoples.

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Banat folkloric costume

Banat folkloric costume

2019-03-18

Culture

TYPES OF BANAT POPULAR COSTUMES Banat is different from the other historical areas, the particularity of its zonal style consisting of fitting in the female costume of the opre, worn like the cats, over the bows. Opregul and conciul represent the elements of the Lugoj, Caransebes, Bistro valley and Timis Valley. They coexist with a variety of "ceps". The shirt, more with separate, rich legs, falls into the Carpathian type, but the variant without any other in the cut, the decor is organized in the board.

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