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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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[19 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]
Ciprian Istrate

He was born on Petricani, Neamt County on 16th of July, 1970. He graduated from the Faculty of Orthodox Theology “Dumitru Stăniloae” within “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University, Department of Sacred Art – Religious Painting. He dedicates himself, in 1990, to the painting of icons and wall painting (fresco) a few years later, a road that walked and walks with faith in what he does and in God. Ciprian Istrate had as mentors Michelangelo and Morosanu brothers from Suceava which recognizes their merit in its formation. Since 1996 participates in national …

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[29 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Craftsmen Maria Mihalachi

The custom according to wich the bride had to do for dowry, among other home textiles and carpets made with her hands, contributed to the perpetuation of tradition in craftsmanship of weaving.

In commune Bălţăteşti from Neamt County, this trade is carried on by craftsman Maria Mihalachi. Worthy continuator of this popular art, along with several other women from the village, she puts in woven objects not only traditional patterns specific to the area where she was born and lives, but also their own imagination. Performs various fabrics with cotton warp and …

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[20 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Handicraft Manufacturer Masks – Vasile Ciocârlan

I met the popular craftsman Vasile Ciocârlan, from Ştefan cel Mare village at the Christmas Fair, held at Piatra Neamț, in December 2014. Looking at the exposure of the products made for valorification, you realize that he is carrying on the craft masks. Being born and raised in the village, where the traditions, customs and rituals, especially traditional holidays are better preserved and more intensely felt, Vasile Ciocârlan made a pastime occupation of manufacturing a variety of masks – having an pronounced ironic sense, ingenuity and craftsmanship, thus expressing his …

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[20 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Nemțean-traditional folk costume ornament and color

Over time, Neamt traditional folk costume, through shape, color and ornament was one of the most important modes of expression of popular culture in this region.
Traditional Garments fits into the general characteristics of Moldovan folk, but adds various and original elements specific to Neamt county. The folk costume differentiate by destination – work or feast – or after the area who came: mountaineers wore clothing in sober colors and less ornamented, instead the people from the plain have an explosion of colors.
For the execution of an outfit given, an exclusively female activity, the materials …

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[29 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Craftsman Vasile Neamţu

We will find Vasile Neamţu in his workshop joinery and carpentry in Nemtisor village, Vanatori commune, Neamt county, unless he’s gone, as a guest at a festival, in a creative camp or at any fair field.
Together with his wife, homemaker hardworking woman, gather from the forests crooked timber, and leaving their mark on crooked wood joints, brings on the form of the strangest and useful things through a new craftsmanship, which gives them both a new impetus to world, thirst and love of life. He is a member of the Association …