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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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[22 May 2018 | No Comment | ]
Discovering the beautiful landscapes of Bistriţa Valley while going to Ardeal

 
Discovering the beautiful landscapes of Bistriţa Valley while going to Ardeal
 
 
 
The road that crosses Neamţ County along the Bistriţa Valley towards Vatra Dornei and Ardeal provides tourists with the opportunity of both sightseeing and visiting numerous attractions, from historical monuments or monasteries to many wild life wonders.

 
When going all the way upstream the Bistrița Valley, towards the mountain region, you will surely discover the beauties of this land: on the one hand, the impressive settlements, on the other hand the households, the pastures with sheep flocks, the hillside and so …

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[28 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]
People and places. Journey inside the picturesque world of Borca commune

 
People and places. Journey inside the picturesque world of Borca commune
 
 
 
Situated in the central part of the Eastern Carpathians, on the middle course of the Bistriţa River, Borca is a land that impresses through its majestic landscapes, places of great historical significance, traditions, customs, magical practices, and last but not least by its people who conquer you with their warmth and magic of speech and make you want to come back soon.
Geographically placed in the watersheds of the Sabasa and Borca streams, Borca commune comprises eight villages disposed on both …

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[14 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]
Mountain villages, wonderful landscapes: Bârnadu – Trei Fântâni – Izvorul Alb

Bârnadu village is situated in a very beautiful area in Neamţ county. The village is placed at the foothill of Ciurgău Mountain, on the ridge between the basins of Sugău and Bardosul rivers, consisting of scattered households, with large courtyards and narrow lanes. Bârnadu is situated just above the high and steep Bicaz Gorges, making a picturesque destination of it, an oasis of peace and beauty, where landscapes of Șugău Gorges, Criminiș Peak and Hășmașu Mare Peak are available to the viewers. The most frequented way of access to the …

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[25 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
Old wooden churches from Neamț County

 
Old wooden churches from Neamț County
 
When we are on Route Bicaz – Red Lake, we can reach the wooden church at Goat Runlet which is dedicated to “Saint Dumitru” if from the Bicazu Ardelean Commune turn right for Telec, on asphalt road. At no kilometer, considered from Bicazu Ardelean City Hall, on the first knoll on the left, even on the side road, we see the walls painted in yellow, as he leaves his hat from shingles, giving the greeting and inviting the traveler to cross the threshold.
In this beautiful …

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