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[24 Apr 2019 | No Comment | ]
Neamț County, a land of traditions and spirituality

Witnessing the Light of Jesus’ resurrection at the Monasteries in Neamţ County

Easter traditions in Moldova along with the greatness of the well-known monasteries in Neamt, the faithfulness of the people and the places full of spirituality contribute to transforming the Resurrection celebration into a special experience, sought after by thousands of pilgrims every year. Many of them say that here, in these holy places, one can feel the joy of the Resurrection more intensely, more meaningful, achieving a state of peace and fulfillment which can not be translated into words.

The …

Ceahlău National Park, Customs, traditions and crafts, The Legends from Ceahlău Massif, Tourism Promotion, Touristic Routes in Ceahlău Massif »

[1 Mar 2019 | No Comment | ]
The 1st of March – Joyous spring feast in Neamţ Land

Invitation to climb Ceahlău Massif to discover the fascinating legend of “Baba Dochia”
1st of March is a traditional feast of spring for Romanians everywhere, a day when people celebrate the return of the sun, the freshness of springtime, and at the symbolic level, the Light conquering darkness. On this day, people offer small tokens of good fortune, known as trinkets (“Rom. “mărtişor”). This practice has its roots in an ancient custom, inherited from old times past, and it is spread among populations in southeastern Europe. The custom of trinkets offering …

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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 …

"Hope Chest" Folk Art Festival, Attractions, Customs, traditions and crafts, Events, Festivals organized by Neamţ County Council, Tourism Promotion »

[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, Tourism 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 …

Customs, traditions and crafts »

[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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