The County Council Brasov, the County center for conservation and promotion of traditional culture, along with the local authorities of Halchiu, organized Halchiu's Days, an event meant to promote local customs, traditions and popular song of the area. The feast was attended by all the inhabitants, but also several former local Saxon families established in Germany. Tourists visited the local Evangelical Church, the animals exhibition and have been charmed by the folkloric show performed by famous soloists and bands.
Diplomas of Merit
Following the initiative of mayor Ioan Garbacea, the organizers offered diplomas of merit for the folkloric ensembles for the way they have managed to valorize the costumes and popular traditional dances. ?We also awarded the households with the most beautiful animals. Halchiu is becoming a visible European location, offering interesting attractions to the tourists?.
The local authorities and the County center for conservation and promotion of traditional culture will organize for Christmas holidays several folkloric shows emphasizing ancient customs. The young boys hazes will be constitued, pigs will be sacrificed in farms in traditonal maner, the hosts will prepare delicious traditional dishes. After the fast and the celebration of the Nativity of Christ, parties will be organized, preparing the passage into the new year.