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[15 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Waiting The Holy Light at monasteries from Neamt County

It said and it is known by every believer, that in each of us is a spark of Holy Light, that Holy Light is and we feel always in our soul, in our hearts not only of Resurrection. Moreover, the one who loses during the year, it will be found in churches where nuns and monks strives to keep faith in God of this Christian nations. A light that, with the love and forgiveness keys opens the way for ourselves and for our neighbor, gives us the strength to not give in …

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[15 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Lent: traditions awaiting Easter Holidays

We are preparing to welcome the Easter holidays by keeping Lent, which lasts 48 days and starts immediately after the Sunday of Forgiveness, as it is written in the Orthodox calendar. There are some habits that are held pending this holiday. Lent is the way that is encountered the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Easter Feast.
The first day after Pancake Day is called Clean Monday, when, long ago, old women wove cloth from which the shirts were worn by Easter. Also on this day, is used to purify the place where people …

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[4 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Craftsman Maria Robu

We found craftsman Maria Robu at the Children’s Club from commune Sabaoani at Circle of tapestry where a group of children within primary school from the village, dressed in folk costumes and organized in workshops, were preparing wool yarn, were knitting, were weaving at the vertical and horizontal looms, at tambour, were working at tapestry, at the tapestry made of nodes, were working on frames, were painting on canvas. It is the only commune in the county that has a Kids Club. We found that, in total, in the club Tapestry Circle …

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[20 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Cake with Linseed

Traditional Christmas Cake bearing different names in different regions of the country (Christmas Cake, Jesus’ Diapers, Christmas’s Eve Cake), in our region-Moldavia, especially in Neamţ county is called Cake with Linseed. This cake is made from unleavened dough, unlike ritual baked Christmases pastry (Romanian braids, sweet breads, triangular dumplings). Preparing the Cake with Linseed is a very important and expected moment for the families that kept the tradition of consuming this concoction, especially appreciated by people who have respected the austerity of the Christmas fast, all the ingredients being of …

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[13 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Division of Sheep

At Romanians, the sheepfold work is conducted in a series of occurrences, a mixture of mythology, mysticism, of elements of the Christian religion, of rituals, of practices and beliefs related to old traditions, primary.
The division of sheep is an ancestral pastoral event, the second largest celebration of grazing.
After, in early May, the sheep are climbed to the mountain (sheep`s climbing), at St. Demetrius are unfolding the sheepfolds, balance and festive occasion for owners of the sheep and shepherds, that ends the pacts concluded.
After the sheep owners with their wives and …

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[28 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]
Tradition and ingenuity in Neamt County

Tourists that come to visit Neamt County will have the chance to see the interesting and beautiful traditions that are still kept alive until these days. A beautiful exhibition of such objects can be seen at the History and Ethnography Museum from Targu Neamt.
The museum is organized in the building where once was the Royal School and its exhibitions are targeted towards the new generations that can see such objects only in a place like this. In the six rooms of the museum were preserved many objects that are representative …