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May-June 2009

Centru UNESCO, în Cetatea Râşnov
UNESCO Centre
Centre UNESCO
Centro UNESCO
Zilele Braşovului, ediţia a VIII-a
Brasov?s Days
Les Jours de Brasov
I Giorni di Brasov
Elena Udrea, la Braşov
Green and Cultural Tourism
Tourisme vert et culturel
Turismo verde e culturale
Festivalul medieval "Turnirul Cavalerilor"
The Knights Tournament
Le Tournoi des Chevaliers
Il Torneo dei Cavalieri
Ziua meşteşugurilor tradiţionale
The Handicrafts' Day
Le Jour des Artisanats
Noaptea Muzeelor 2009 la Braşov
Museums' Night
La Nuit des Musées
La Notte dei Musei
Festivalul primăverii, la Codlea
Spring Festival
Festival du Printemps
Festival della Primavera
Muzeul Ţării Făgăraşului "Valer Literat"
?Valer Literat? Museum
Le Musée "Valer Literat"
Il Museo "Valer Literat"
Festivalul dansului popular maghiar din Ţara Bîrsei
Folk Magyar Dance
La danse populaire Magyare
Danza popolare magiara
Festivalul Culturii Ţigăneşti
Gipsy Festivals
Festivals Gitans
Festival Zingaro
Fonduri nerambursabile pentru Cetatea Rupea
Rupea Fortress
La Forteresse Rupea
La Fortezza Rupea
Zilele Predealului 2009
Predeal?s Days
Les Jours de Predeal
I Giorni di Predeal
Părăul spiritual
Icons at Parau village
Icônes au village Parau
Icone nel villaggio Parau
"Ferestre, deschise, din suflet"
Soul's Windows
Fenêtres de l?âme
Finestre dell?anima
Ziua statului Israel
Jewish Celebration

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Brasov?s Days



     




During April 23-26, Brasov celebrated the eighth edition of Brasov's Days, an event which attracted, as always, many Romanian and foreign tourists. After the mayor?s speech, which opened the Days, the ceremony started with fireworks, then a parade leaded by the brass band, followed by the impressive groups of Juni on horses and children of the most important local sport clubs. The suite was closed by a long and elegant row of vintage cars.

Crafts and Folklore

Craftsmen from throughout the country exhibited their stalls with Romanian and Hungarian traditional products. The Slow-food Fair, The Flowers Fair and the Wine Street, all of them set-up in the historical centre of the city, were assaulted by tourists, eager to discover the specificity and taste of the local culture.
The special stage set-up in the Council Market hosted great folkloric shows, performed by the most famous ensembles in the county. Tourists had the opportunity to admire the Romanian, Hungarian and German popular clothes, songs and dances. The shows also included interpretations of ancient customs, among which the well-known ?Ploughman?, a ceremony dedicated to the spring and resurrection of the nature.

Juni?s Parade

As every year, Juni?s parade was the most expected moment of the Brasov?s Days ceremony. The majestic horsemen descended in town from the ancient neighbourhood of Scheii Brasovului, in a procession which order has been established by a long tradition. First came Young Juni, followed by Old Juni, Curcani, Dorobanti, Brasovecheni, Rosiori and Albiori. Each group is leaded by the bailiff, followed by the standard bearer and its two squires.
The bailiff bears a red banderol and the two squires a blue and a yellow ones - the colours of the Romanian national flag. After a majestic tour across the old centre, they return to their neighbourhood, where they party till the end of the day.

Cooks and Confectioners

The town hall also organized an exhibition of Romanian traditional gastronomy, hosted by the Great Hall of the ARO Palace restaurant. The tasty products have been spectacularly arranged by famous and medalled master chefs from Romania and abroad. Among them Robert Man, representing Romania in Brussels on Nations? Promenade; Carandente Domenico, Italian chef at the restaurant Prato; Dumitru Burtea, president of the Association of Cooks and Confectionars of Romania, Brasov Tourism School, etc.







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