In the period 1-4 May, Brasov town hall organize the 7th edition of Brasov Days. The event started with a huge parade, including the famous Juni, brass bands, several children bands, peace officers, firemen, policemen, medieval knights and ladies, old cars, buses and trucks produced by Roman SA local factory. Among thousands of tourists, there also where fans and owners of Alfa Romeo cars, gathered in the Alfa Best 2008 Caravan.
As mayor George Scripcaru showed, this year novelty was the presence of all knights of Transylvania, who attended The Medieval Festival ?Knights? Joust?. The various fighters of all the Transylvanian orders made an extraordinary impression with their armours and weapons. The knights contested in archery, spear throwing, sword fights, the Voivode Dagger, medieval dance and the fight demonstration ?The Pride Madness?. Impressed by the knights? performance, tourists were happy to compete too within the fight and medieval dance workshops.
Popular Artisans Fair
Brasov Days event also was an excellent opportunity to organise traditional displays such as The Popular Artisans Fair and The Flowers Fairs, set on the very old centre. The organizers also revived an old local tradition by setting up the Wine Alley and the Fruits Alley, two of the ancient streets of Brasov Citadel. All the fairs were practically assaulted by tourists, who returned home with a souvenir from the Popular Artisans Fair.
Ancient cars lovers were spoiled at this edition of Brasov Days. One of the event?s attractions was the ?Trabant Club? parade. The owners of those old German cars use to organize the Trabi Trip Caravan, an already traditional picturesque way to cross countries. The Romanian owners met abroad other keens of the little car; such encounters are great opportunities to know each others and change tips to tune their rides.
During the four party days, the participants have been entertained with stand-up comedy performances, medieval tunes and folkloric music.