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[18 Dec 2018 | No Comment | ]
VISIT NEAMŢ – the new mobile app for a perfect holiday in Neamţ County

 
VISIT NEAMŢ – the new mobile app for a perfect holiday in Neamţ County
 
 
 
Neamţ County Council launched Visit Neamţ mobile app, a digital tour guide dedicated to promoting tourism on the territory of Neamţ County.
The application is part of the promotional approaches of Neamţ County Council, simultaneously responding to the objective of increasing its visibility as a tourist destination, nationally and internationally and to the promotion of sustainable tourism in the region.
Visit Neamţ is a multi-purpose app, with a user-friendly interface, available in three languages: Romanian, English and German, addressing …

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[23 May 2018 | No Comment | ]
A weekend dedicated to authentic Romanian crafts

 
A weekend dedicated to authentic Romanian crafts
“The Hope Chest” Art Festival – the 13th Edition
the 25th -27th of May 2018
 
 
Launched in 2006, “The Hope Chest” Art Festival gathers at Piatra Neamţ dozens of craftsmen from several parts of the Romania and from the Republic of Moldova. This year, the festival reached its 13th edition. Those who love traditional crafts and folk art and, widely speaking, all lovers of aesthetics are expected this weekend to visit the area of Youth Park in Piatra Neamţ in order to whitness a spectacular …

Attractions, Customs, traditions and crafts, Monasteries, Touristic Promotion »

[3 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
The Holy Week – time for a meaningful trip to the monasteries in Neamţ

 

The Holy Week – time for a meaningful trip to the monasteries in Neamţ
 
 
 
We have entered the Great Week when we celebrate the sufferings of our Lord Jesus Christ. It is a time when Christians are more inclined towards faith, praying, fasting and participating in the services of the Orthodox Church. It is also a time when people turn to those who are in need and suffering and try to give them a helping hand. Last but not least, people look retrospectively of their lives and spend these holy days …

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[9 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]
The 9th of March – a day of ancient customs and traditions

The Christian Celebration of The 40 Holy Martyrs is the first of a series of religious spring holidays, marked by many customs. According to popular belief, it is said that this day is a line of demarcation between winter and summer, between the capricious days of Dochia and the warm ones of the Old Men.
Tradition also says that Baba Dochia dies and turns into a cliff on the Martyrs’ day. On this day, the Old Men were believed to have been sacrificed and later transformed into ashes on the funeral …

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[2 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]
Welcoming spring in Neamt

The tourists who come in Neamt at the end of March or even at the beginning of April will be surprised to see gardens decorated with trinkets (Romanian “mărţişoare”), in some places.
Mărţişor celebration (on March the 1st) is a rooted tradition in Neamț. The custom is more than 2000 years old.
The trinkets, which are considered a herlad of spring, usually consist of a tiny adornment tied with a red and white entwined string. The Moldavian ethnographers tell that the trinkets used to be offerd to young fellows by young unmarried …

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[31 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Neamţ area folk art

No other occupation has ever built a greater social and spiritual bond like traditional weaving during winter. Even Ion Creangă, the storyteller, would engage as a child in such activities that he later recollected how “looms would rumble all over the village Humuleşti”. In such autonomous working environment, a genuine traditional art developed – the homemade fabric, as each loom worker added personal details, ornaments and colours to the popular model in the village,
The Neamţ area is famous for its wall rugs – the “rose” one in Ghindăoani, the “flower” …

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