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[31 May 2021 | No Comment | ]
In Săbăoani, Neamț County, kids carry the customs and traditions further

Children come together in a special place where they can practice handicrafts and tackle into the crafts’ mysteries, inherited from their ancestors. Children in Săbăoani weave, sew, embroider, love the folk costume and learn to create wonderful things. They represent a new generation of children that learn to carry further the wonderful customs and traditions from the places in Neamț County.
Maria Robu is the one who represents the thread between the old generation and the new one. She is both a folk craftsman and a dedicated teacher at the School …

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[20 Apr 2021 | No Comment | ]
Neamţ villages – cradles of beauty, artistic creativity and perennial values

Where eternity was born…
Organized in harmony and equilibrium, down the valleys and along the roads or clustered in flat areas, the villages in Neamţ belong to the typical area of transition between mountains and plain.
Whether you see them on the main roads or remote, among mountain peaks or hills, villages in Neamţ County reveal a special world, and remain in time the most precious gift that could be inherited. Here you encounter the source of wisdom, of majesty, of energy, where the true values are never lost, everything is more …

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[5 Mar 2021 | No Comment | ]
Neamț County – an endless wellspring of creativity in folk art and a form of visual therapy

 
Amazing diversity and artistic expressiveness
Whether we are talking about loom-made traditional fabrics, beautiful wooden sculptures, folk costumes with amazing embroidery of local motifs, or the famous folk New Year’s masks for dancers, folk craftsmen in Neamț County keep on perpetuating the traditional folk art in the most diverse artistic forms and styles.
Handmade products cover a wide variety of thematic areas: ceramics, wood and furniture, domestic industry, soft goods and traditional costumes, leather works, glazed eggs, icons and naive painting, braids, folk masks, ornaments, traditional foods, bone objects, glassware, and even …

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[18 Aug 2020 | No Comment | ]
ECOBRUNCH in Bison Land – Event for promoting the local gastronomy and ecotourism

 
ECOBRUNCH in Bison Land
 
 
 
 
At the end of the week, we are looking forward to seeing you in Bison Land in Neamț County for the EcoBrunch event. You will be spoiled with a lot of surprises, such as traditional delicious Moldavian foods and also wildlife tours organized nearby Vânători-Neamț Natural Park Visiting Centre, including a craftsman workshop conducted by a local well-known artisan.
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The event is organized by ”Bison Land” Association in partnership with ”My Transilvania” Association and will take place on the 22nd of August 2020 at Vânători-Neamț Natural …

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[22 Jun 2020 | No Comment | ]
Keepers of Tradition: Art and Folk Heritage in Neamț County

What shapes up a place, a territory, a county?
A first thought would take us to the natural environment, with picturesque landscapes, and then the history, culture and ethnographic particularities of the places, well preserved and passed down from generation to generation. All of that define and identify a certain region and the main values of the community living within its borders.
“Nemțeanca” Traditional Crafts Association has an important contribution in promoting the authentic folk art specific to Neamţ County and preserving the original crafts, as they were once practiced by the …

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[18 Feb 2020 | No Comment | ]
Taking a closer look at the folk art in Neamț

Revealing a complex and fascinating universe, the symbols of traditional art are an important starting point in deciphering the hidden meanings that the folk culture of ancestral society carried within. Symbols such as horse and rider, fir needles -sign of manhood and vitality-, the tree of life, vines, flower pots and more are very common in Neamţ area and often appear on highly appreciated pieces, along with other with geometrical patterns and vivid natural colors. What is more, these symbols are to be found in folk literature and plastic arts, …

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