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[9 Apr 2024 | No Comment | ]
” Altița ulițelor din Borlești” at the AFCN Awards

At the ninth edition, the AFCN (National Cultural Fund Administration – NCFA) Awards has nominated “Altița ulițelor din Borlești” in the Activation of Intangible Cultural Heritage Category.
The Neamț project “ Altița ulițelor din Borlești ” – a bridge between generations for promotion and transmission local traditions was the third nomination out of five non-governmental organizations whose projects have stood out through their initiatives that have brought to light and made relevant for contemporary society the intangible heritage, valorizing identity resources.
This year’s edition of the AFCN Awards continues to be an opportunity …

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[25 Mar 2024 | No Comment | ]
Explore Neamţ County, one bite at a time! 20 traditional culinary recipes and other stories from Neamț County

One can speak and write extensively about the gastronomic traditions of Neamț County, as the culinary diversity in the area is fabulous, with a long history and endless stories.

The project titled “Tradition and Gastronomy in Neamț” managed to bring together 20 traditional recipes from the county’s housewives in a brochure called “Gastronomic Stories from Neamț”. At the same time, the project encouraged local culinary initiatives through various workshops, brought together under the unitary concept “Local Gastronomic Point (LGP) – Country Life Business”.
 
Photo gallery (pictures taken during the implementation of the …

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[5 Mar 2024 | No Comment | ]
The Story of the Seven Miraculous Icons of the Holy Virgin and Saint Anne from Neamț Land

The oldest miraculous icon in Romania is to be found at Neamț Monastery
Photo credit: doxologia.ro
Renowned not only for its beauty and historical significance but also called the “Jerusalem of Romanian Orthodoxy,” Neamț Monastery houses the miraculous icon of Virgin Mary with three hands – Tricheirousa or Lidianca, the latter nickname given after her country of origin. History says that the icon, depicting the Mother of God holding her Child in her arms, and on the back having Saint Great Martyr George painted, was made in the year 665, in …

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[22 Feb 2024 | No Comment | ]
Vânători-Neamț, in Top 10 Tourist Destinations 2024, by FIJET Romania

Vânători-Neamț occupies the 7th position out of top 10 destinations recommended by FIJET Romania – Tourism Press Club. Vânători-Neamț is where “Dragoș Vodă” Carpathian Wildlife and Bisons Reserve is located, a one of a kind reserve in Romania, the only zoo located in the rural area, afar from urban areas, where bisons roam free in the forests of the park. The first specimens of bison were brought from Poland. Over time the bison population has increased or decreased. Currently, there are 7 bison in the reserve that can be observed …

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[21 Feb 2024 | No Comment | ]
March the 1st, another opportunity to bring the village together!

A Fair dedicated to the beginning of Spring will be held in Borleşti Village. On the 25th of February 2024 the first edition of the fair will welcome its visitors, between 11:30 and 16:00
This is the project that is currently mobilizing an entire rural community in Neamț County.
These days the entire community in Borlești is buzzing with preparations for the next event, an occasion of joy because the people are once again joining forces to create something beautiful together, following “Altița ulițelor din Borlești”, a bridge between generations for local …

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[29 Nov 2023 | No Comment | ]
“Altița ulițelor din Borlești”, a bridge between generations for local traditions

“Altița ulițelor din Borlești”, an ambitious project in Neamț County, highlights the aesthetic, identity, and cultural value of intangible cultural heritage represented by the Romanian traditional embroidered blouse (altiță blouse), while also speaking to the power of a united community in promoting traditions through the utilization of skills, creativity and education of locals regarding cultural richness, with a focus on involving and integrating young people in activities.
More specifically, the ten years of activity of the Borlești Sitting (Șezătoarea Borlești) community and the fruitful collaboration with the Sustainable Village Association (Asociația …