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Maramures

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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Girl from Padureni

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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ialomita woman

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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folkloric costume

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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Historic monuments from Romania

Iasi - former capital of Moldova

2019-03-15

Places to visit

Iasi City  offers a unique image through its layout. Located in the contact zone between The Central Moldavian Plateau, and the Moldavian Plain, the city had its initial core on the first terrace of the Bahlui River. Later, it gradually increased the surface in the fields of Bahlui and the seven hillsides, calling itself „The city of the seven hills“ like Rome.The first document that certified Iasi`s existence was a commercial privilege granted to the Lioven traders by the King Alexander. Due to its advantageous position at the crossroads of commercial routes it quickly became the capital of Moldavia during Alexandru Lapusneanu’s reign (1565).

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Historic monuments from Romania

Historic monuments from Romania

2019-03-11

Places to visit

VALCEA COUNTY   is situated on the central southern side of Romania. It is spread along the river Olt beeing sorounded by the Cozia mountains. The county has a surface area of 5.765 km and a population of 413 - 570 inhabitants. The climat is temperate - continental with weak Mediterranean influences. The main residence of the county is the city Ramnicu Valcea situated at the confluence of the rivers Olt and Olanesti. Cozia Monastery    was built in a picturesque Carpathian landscape by Mircea the Elder between1386 and 1388. Walnut trees easily grew in that area and that’s how the place got the name: petcheneg - cumanian term “coz” = walnut which became Cozia = nut grove.  

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Old romanian fortresses

Old romanian fortresses

2019-03-08

Places to visit

TULCEA - The Enisala Medieval Fortress The Enisala fortress is one of the great monuments in Romania, built in the middle ages which can be seen from the plan`s metric conception, fortification system, and architectural elements. The citadel was built in the second half of the XIV century. The only ones interested to build a citadel situated in the fortification system of the northern Dobrogea, orientated towards the sea to supervise the sea traffic, were the Genovese merchants who had a monopoly of trading  on the Black Sea.

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Oltenia region of Romania

Oltenia region of Romania

2019-03-04

Places to visit

Targu Jiu - The City Of Brancusi Constantin Brancusi was born in village of Hobita near to Targu Jiu. Several of his most important works such as the Endless Column and the Table of Silence can be seen in the town. Targu Jiu which lies to the south of the Carpathian Mountains, is built on the foundations of a Dacian village surrounded by wild forests. Targu Jiu is situated at the intersection of roads from Danube, Transylvania and Banat. The Roman Army passed during the wars to conquer Dacia. Later on, during the Middle Ages, it became a main commercial centre. The city takes its name from the Jiu River, which flows through it between the Carpathians and the Danube. Targu Jiu has Romanian style architecture with Oriental and French and German Renaissance influences.

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