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“Mihai Viteazul” (Michael the Brave) – rural celebration

Mihai Viteazul

History is a reason for celebration for many Romanians. One of the most important reasons to celebrate is the victory of Michael the Brave at Guruslau, on 3rd August, 410 years ago.   In 1601, the army led by Michael [...]

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“La fântâna dorului” (At the Sorrow Fountain) – folk festival

La fântâna dorului

The people from Salaj have a very interesting festival named “La fantana dorului” (At the Sorrow Fountain) destined to children of all ages. It takes place every year, at the middle of July (in general between 15th and 20th), in [...]

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The Onion Festival

The Onion Festival

The “Onion Fair” Festival is one of the oldest, longest and popular events that occur each year in Maramures. For more than 40 years, the festival has transformed from an event in which all young people in the area participated [...]

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Negreni Fair

Negreni Fair

The greatest traditional fair in the country, the Negreni Fair has been repeated for several years and keeps attracting more and more people during the three days while it lasts, in the second weekend of October.   An important source [...]

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The Grapes Ball

The Grapes Ball

The Cetariu Commune of Bihor respects an over 70 year old tradition: the Grapes Ball tradition. The event takes place every year immediately after the harvesting of the bunch of grapes, in the period September – October. The visitors enjoy [...]

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Folklore and folk art afferent to the tradition of Beius Fair

Beius Fair

The Beius Fairs tradition of Bihor County date from several hundred years ago, as they have been certified since 1454, when Ladislaus V King of Hungary granted the town several rights regarding trading and fairs, since they were held every [...]

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The Slovakian Potatoes Holiday

The Slovakian Potatoes Holiday

The potato represents a basic food not only for the Romanian dishes, but also for the Slovakian ones, the difference is that the Slovakians from Romania know how to celebrate it properly, by organizing an entire event about it.   [...]

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Aeternus Maramorosiensis – Medieval Festival of Sighetu Marmatiei

Aeternus Maramorosiensis

“Aeternus Maramorosiensis” is the most important medieval festival which takes place annually in Sighetu Marmatiei and one of the most authentic festivals in Romania. The festival is held annually in September in the old centre of Sighet. The purpose of [...]

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The “Salajean Village” Festival – Porolissum

The “Salajean Village” Festival - Porolissum

The Porolissum Camp is one of the best preserved archaeological sites in Romania and it hosts the “Salajean village” festival annually. The Porolissum camp is located at Magura Pomat, in Moigrad Porolissum village of Mirsid Commune, Salaj County.   The [...]

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Autumn on Ierului Valley

Autumn on Ierului Valley

If you do not want to feel sad for the summer that just ended, in Sacuieni town, at the North of Bihor County, at the beginning of September, there are organized the “Autumn on Ierului Valley” festivities and since it [...]

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