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The Finery of the Head in the romanian folkloric costume

2019-02-08

Culture

THE FINERY of the HeadTHE WOMENThe women's folk port offers a wide variety of head finery, which raise interesting ethnographic and artistic problems.Each region, every ethnographic area of ​​the country, sometimes even a single village, has specific head gates in the most varied forms. Each type of head reflects multiple aspects, wearing the seal of the artistic style characteristic of some epochs away from specific life conditions related to age, occasion, social status.

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February Traditions in Romania

2019-02-06

Traditions

This is our first article in the traditions section. Will talk about the winter traditions in Romania. Our year is full of traditions, customs and things that are coming with us all the year. In every month of the year we have such things which are celebrating in a way or another.

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folkloric costume

Romanian Folkloric Costume

2019-02-05

Culture

In this series I will study the folk costume from the Romanian folkloric areas. The popular port is one of the ethnographic phenomena that has developed along with the forms of social life and manifests itself as one of the basic elements of the material culture. His knowledge means understanding the characters of the people and contributing to the definition of ethnicity.The popular port, as well as other phenomena and processes, architecture, fabrics, ceramics, epic and musical folklore, customs, etc., reflect the traditional way of life of the people.

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Romania climate

2019-02-02

Romanian News

CLIMATE Climatic characteristics: temperature, precipitation and wind. We have a very good climate with 4 seasons, which let the posibility to practice tourism all year round. in spring , summer  and autumn are the best periods for cultural tourism, exploring the nature and hiking and in winter for winter sports.  

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Snagov - The Grave Of Dracula

Snagov - The Grave Of Dracula

2019-01-28

Places to visit

As you came from Brasov to Bucharest entering in the village Ciolpani you’ll cross a bridge. Immediately after the bridge, turn left on a small road. You’ll go like this like 2 km until a plate which said to: COMITETUL OLIMPIC ROMAN - BAZA DE LA SNAGOV.

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RETEZAT NATIONAL PARK

RETEZAT NATIONAL PARK

2019-01-25

Places to visit

Retezat National Park comprises the Retezat- Godeanu mountain ranges. The Retezat range extends north from the centre, and rises from between the Petrosani and Hateg tectonic hollows.  The main characteristic of the Retezat Mountains is given by the presence of two big volcanic blocks that stretch out in the direction of Lapusnicul Mare and Barbat rivers: the Retezat type granodioritic massif to the North, stretching out over a length of more than 40 km and width of around 20 km and the Buta granodioritic massif, located in the south of the Lapusnic- Barbat valley corridor, which drops under the Jurassic deposits of the Retezatul Mic

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Traditions of January 1

2019-01-22

Traditions

The first day of the year celebrates the celebration of St. Basil. A day with Christian roots, anchored in the great celebration of Christmas, being also called Little Christmas or Brother of Christmas. In popular tradition, Saint Basil appears as one of the saints who have done the greatest wonders, being a guardian of evil spirits.  St. Basil's prayers remove the evil and unclean spirits of men.

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Traditions of January

Traditions of January 2

2019-01-22

Traditions

Every year on January 24th, we are proud to remember the great act of the Union of Romanian Principalities, which laid the foundations of the modern Roman state. The union of the Romanian Country with Moldova, made on January 24, 1859, represents the political act underlying modern Romania and the formation of the Romanian nation.

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November Traditions in Romania

November Traditions in Romania

2018-11-01

Traditions

The first week is known by elderly people as "The Week of the Mirist" because this week the households show the spring mistletoe.  The second week is celebrated in the center of the feast of the Archangels Michael and Gabriel, those with protective powers over the households and flocks of sheep. The third week is traditionally denominated "The Autumn Fellows Week". It is said that this week the wolves begin to mating. The fourth week or week of the Ovidenes refers to the night of Ovidius when the sky opens and the animals have miraculous powers. This week is also known as Andrew's week, which is said to freeze water and sew the river

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