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Carols and masks games in Romania

2019-05-27

Traditions

Carols and mask games The games with masks appeared in the group at Plug, were varied and we can list: Capra, Bear, Brezaia, Barza (was in the pile of plugs) Some were practicing at Christmas other New Year and between New Year and Epiphany, meaning throughout the whole period the 12-day transition to the new year. Components of masks were quite varied, finding apart from the animal in the middle of the carol we had the just another 3-4 people who joined the mask. The mask itself was made to look like the interpreted animal. For example, Capra had a wooden-eyed head on a stick of wood. The lower jaw was mobile; head cover with sheep balloon and two horns. The head-down side was covered with a foil woven with colored red roses. yellow, green, with colored cards attached.

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Wedding ceremony in Romania

2019-05-21

Traditions

About the wedding ceremony in the south of Romania, in the regions called Dobrogea and Muntenia. What you will read it is the tradition. Today the wedding day have more simple steps as follow: it starts in the morning at the groom house which goes with two musicians ( an accordionist and a clarinet player) to the house of the godfather. There they will stay for a while, will dance will taste some sweets, drink some brandy and will continue to the house of the bride. Here, they will ask for the bride and the parents of the bride will bring them as bride a little girl, a young women and a grandmather dressed as a bride  asking if she is the bride. At the end will appear the real bride and all the people will go to the church for the religious ceremony and then to the restaurant  for the party.

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Spring traditions in Maramures

Spring traditions in Maramures

2019-05-05

Culture

Spring habits Plow exit. Before going out to the yard, take a bucket full of water over which they are then set to pass the oxen, the earth to produce, and the oxen and the horses caught in the ham are smoking the wheel not to get sick. When it looks like wheat, the plower closes his eyes not to see the birds of the sky hold on as he does not see then. When he sang the hemp, at the end he throws seedlings upwards with an egg in them "to grow up his tall and beautiful white and soft net"

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Wedding ceremony in Romania

Romanian national ethno folklore patrimony 3

2019-04-29

Culture

Wedding customs The wedding celebrates very fast. The virgin, mature for married life, sends a relative of his favorite girl to the girl she has courted until then. Within 3-4 days, our man receives an answer. On the evening of the answer, 5-6 male men with loaded firearms, along with the young man, start at the bride's home where the petition begins. The girl's father, even if she has several girls, indicates one and fortunately the one she desires. The chosen one, adorned with coral, with the pudding eyes at the forefront, grew up in the oven, enjoying it as required. The evening hero is taken to the fiancee. My mother brings a bowl of wheat in which she puts the pair of rings removed from her fingers.

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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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