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[13 Jan 2021 | No Comment | ]
Ethnography Museum Piatra-Neamt

Born from people’s ability to perceive and appreciate cultural and natural values, the folk art in Neamţ area expresses the peasants’ outlook and sensitivity, their aesthetic beliefs and their artistic refinement.
Maintaining a conservative character, by means of rules and canons kept in community awareness, the villagers have passed on down the generations the encoded and extremely rich language of folk art. The simple shapes and the balanced proportions, the sensible layout and decorations, the geometrical style of representations, the discrete and harmonious colours always impress the beholder.

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[13 Jan 2021 | No Comment | ]
Winter holidays traditions – Vlad RADU Photography

Learned by doing over centuries and often connected to faith, customs, which deeply penetrated the collective consciousness, are still observed today in Neamţ villages. Customs have been strongly preserved owing to their value that stood the test of time, and have been accepted by the entire community. Many foreign travellers and Romanian scholars highlighted the rich variety of folk music and dance in the area. Dimitrie Cantemir noted, “Moldavians have over a hundred various dances and some so exquisite that the dancers seem not to touch the ground but they …

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[13 Jan 2021 | No Comment | ]
Art Gallery Piatra-Neamt

Cherishing the national specificity and its interference with European values, the gallery highlights the works of artists whose roots are in the Neamţ region or who have spiritual connections with the area, such as C.D. Stahi, Aurel Băieşu, Lascăr Vorel, N. Milord, Clement Pompiliu, Iulia Hălăucescu. The gallery takes pride in the important selections of their artistic work. There are also collections of representative works of the Romanian masters, e.g. Gheorghe Petraşcu, Francisc Şirato, Nicolae Tonitza, Ion Ţuculescu, Corneliu Baba, Ion Jalea, Ion Irimescu, and others.
“The Tapestry Room” displays the …

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[29 Dec 2020 | No Comment | ]
Visitors’ Centre in Izvoru Muntelui

Ceahlău National Park Visitors’ Centre from Izvorul Muntelui is the place where, before embarking on a trip to the plateau of Ceahlău Massif, visitors discover the secrets of the ancient mountain through attractive, interactive techniques The Visitors’ Centre stands as both an ambassador for visitors who have not yet decided to go on a hike, but also a convincing invitation to return soon, for visitors who already discovered the mountain and had their share unforgettable experiences.
 

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[11 Dec 2020 | No Comment | ]
Breath of winter over the Princely Court in Piatra-Neamţ

 
“The color of springtime is in the flowers, the color of winter is in the imagination.”
Ward Elliot Hour
 
 
 

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[11 Dec 2020 | No Comment | ]
Winter landscapes – Lake Izvoru Muntelui

 
“When there’s snow on the ground, I like to pretend I’m walking on clouds.”
Takayuki Ikkaku
 
 

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