[15 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Romanian Tourism Fair, 33th Edition 2015

From 12th to 15th of March 2015, Neamt County Council attended, as every year, at the Romanian Tourism Fair, 33th edition, held in Romexpo Bucharest.
Under the title Neamţ – a land of legend, county representatives were present at the biggest event in the country, with multiple materials promoting the objectives in our area, particularly appreciated by our stand visitors.
Figurines that have animated characters of Creanga, made by craftsman Ionela Lungu, were another point of interest, especially for children, and opportunity for their companions to remember from childhood stories.
And at this edition, …

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[24 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Piatra Neamt Days, 24th to 28th of June 2015

Piatra Neamt Days takes place from 24th to 28th of June, 2015, organized by City Hall and City Council. The Opening Ceremony took place on Wednesday June 24th at 14 am, which continued in the song of the House of Culture brass band. Then followed, from 18.00, The Service and Religious Procession on the occasion of the Nativity St. John the Baptist, thw patron of the county capital.
The events began early Tuesday, June 23rd. So, from 11 am, Museum of History and Archaeology hosted the launch of the: Romanian Royal Family. History Pages …

Hermitages »

[24 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Vovidenia Hermitage

Vovidenia Hermitage is an Orthodox Monastery in Neamt County, located in Vânători Neamt, at 17 kilometers west of Targu Neamt on the road leading to the monastery Neamt, more precisely, two kilometers southeast of the famous monastery in a magnificent glade surrounded by mixed forests.
It is a wonderful place of prayer dedicated to Entry into the Church of Our Lady, which has over 300 years old. being part of the historical monuments being in the national heritage. By the beauty of these places was attracted too, Mihail Sadoveanu. The house …

Monasteries »

[12 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Monastic Village Văratec

Monastic village in Văratec is one of the largest villages of its kind in the country and that, not only for the age of the homes and hermitages, is part of our national patrimony. The village consists of 180 houses with flowers in courtyard and porches, breathing purity. Houses were grouped around churches as they were raised (the Church of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 1817, the Church of the Transfiguration, 1847, the Church of the Assumption, 1882). In the village, says Reverend Mother Stavrofora Iosefina Giosanu are about 400 nuns who live …

Entertainment »

[12 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Fishing on Lake Bicaz

Starting 15 June, is opening the fishing season on rivers and lakes in România. All fish are caught after a skilful fight between them and  fisherman Who’s smarter? On Izvorul Muntelui Lake is fishing from motorboat or rowing only, or from the shore. Fishermen know the places and place their tent while preparing their arsenal of rods and bait for perch, carp, bleak, trout, bream, chub, crucian carp and so on. Right on this time the bream is at stake and if I am lucky to place through which passes any herd, i will catch …

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[12 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Race of Roman City

Friday, May 15th, during the event Days of Roman City, was organized The Race of Roman City.
Since the morning, the competition brought together at the start of Roman high school students who competed in relay race on mixed teams, 4 × 900 meters. As in previous editions, with better preparation, the relay team of the Sports High School won the contest.
On the podium also were, in order, teams of Petru Poni Technical College, second place and Vasile Sav School Group, the third place, the team of Roman Voda National College receiving …

Events, The Festival "Lada cu Zestre" »

[12 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Opening exhibition of naive painting Gheorghe Ciobanu – Piatra Neamt Art Museum

Exhibition of naive painting is part of the Festival “Dowry Chest”. Born in Bălţaţi, Iasi county in 1944, the painter Gheorghe Ciobanu, who paints for over 30 years, is the man who did not need too much school to express his native talent and to impose among the brush artists.
The artist teaches painting in creative camps, participates, being invited with his work at exhibitions and art salons of naive art organized in Romania, France, Spain, Austria, Germany, Switzerland and has paintings spread in private collections all over the world!
Here’s why you …

Customs, traditions and crafts »

[12 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Feast of Whitsuntide in tradition of Neamt County

This year, we had at Whitsuntide, again a mini-vacation over three days, between 30th of May to 1st of June.
Whitsuntide, the feast dedicated to the cult of the dead, is taken over from Romans by Dacians. Once they have converted to Christianity, our ancestors celebrated – The Descent of the Holy Spirit – which falls just ten days after Ascension and 50 days after Easter. Over the centuries, the two holidays were merged into one. The feast is celebrated on Sunday. Saturday morning, day called The Big Old Men, are commemorated the dead.
On this …