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July-August 2008

Judeţul Braşov, în mandatul 2008-2012
New Mandate?s Objectives
Objectifs du nouveau mandat
Serbările Medievale ale Braşovului - Ediţia a II-a
Brasov?s Medieval Feasts
Les Fêtes Médiévales de Brasov
Le Feste Medievali di Brasov
Recreere la Codlea
Nature and Culture in Codlea
La ville des fleurs
Natura e cultura a Codlea
Zilele Ghimbavului
Ghimbav?s Days
Les Jours de Ghimbav
I Giorni di Ghimbav
Invitaţie la Hărman
Harman?s Days
Les Jours de Harman
I Giorni di Harman
Turism ecumenic la Predeal
Ecumenical Tourism
Tourisme œcuménique
Turismo ecumenico
Zilele Prejmerului
Prejmer?s Days
Les Jours de Prejmer
I Giorni di Prejmer
Măsurişul laptelui
Milk Measuring
Le mesurage du lait
La misurazione del latte
Spectacol excepţional la Sânpetru
Sanpetru?s Days
Les Jours de Sanpetru
I Giorni di Sanpetru
Buzduganul - obicei traditional al satului Drăguş
The Mace
La Massue
Il Frangicapo
Înstruţatul boului
Ox Adornment
Le Parement du Bœuf
L?adornamento del bue
Sărbătoarea Sânzienelor
The Bedstraws Fairies
Les Fées-Solidages
Gli Spiriti Femminili
Festivalul Oraşelor Înfrăţite
The Twin Towns Festival
Les Festival des villes jumelées
Festival delle Città Gemellate
Restaurantul Panoramic
Panoramic Restaurant
Le Restaurant Panoramic
?Sărbătoarea Pădurii?
Forest?s Feast
La Fête de la Forêt
Festa del Bosco
Luminiţa Gliga şi culorile misterioase
Labyrinth of Colours
Labyrinthe des Couleurs
Labirinto di colori

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The Twin Towns Festival



On 5 and 6 July 2008 Brasov City Hall organized the first edition of the Twin Towns Festival. This event is a local initiative with a significant international participation designed to promote intercultural dialogue, especially after 2008 has been declared by the European Parliament and the European Union Council the "Year of Intercultural Dialogue".

Cultural Diversity
According to Mayor George Scripcaru, Brasov is reputed for its multiculturalism: "It is important to find the most appropriate ways to facilitate dialogue between different cultures but also between citizens, to provide people the opportunity to understand that we can live in harmony even though we have different beliefs and identities. We see this festival as an opportunity for the participants to link new friendships and have a better awareness of the cultural heritage - spiritual and material - of each country represented ".

Twin Towns
The municipality has been honoured by the way the cities Brasov is twinned to or is connected by collaboration relationship treated the invitation. Tampere - Finland, Gyor - Hungary, Rishon Le Zion - Israel, Gent - Belgium, Leeds - Britain, Nurnberg - Germany, Minsk - Belarus, Musashino ? Japan sent their representatives at Brasov.

Cultural Interferences
The Festival?s program includes Origami Exhibition drawings, shodo, yo-yo, performed by Japan Musashino Center, Music and Romanian folk dances ? Tara Barsei band, Hungarian folk dances, Greek Dances - The Hellenic Community
Brasov, Songs and dances of Israel, German folk dances - The "Corona" band, Circus - Circus Ruska, Finland, folk music - Susie Boehm (Nurnberg, Germany). The event ended with a tasting dinner with typical products of the countries that attended the festival.

Hungarian Traditions
The public jostled at the Hungarian artisans stand to buy a souvenir. The Hungarian ethnics of Brasov had the opportunity to exchange impressions with representatives of the Hungarian delegation, achieving an intercultural dialogue meant to preserve the Hungarian traditions in Romania. The Folk Band of Gyor performed an outstanding show of the song, the dance and the display of their traditional popular clothes.

The Greek Joy of Dance
The Greek Community distinguished by the costumes worn by its members: the rustic shoes with large fringes and the black and white kerchiefs. The joy of the dance tempted many locals to imitate some movements next to the stage set up in the historical centre of Brasov. The Romanian folkloric kept up with theirs homologue of the nine countries.


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