Brasov County Council, the County Center for Conservation and Promotion of Traditional Culture and the Cultural Association Apácai Csere Janos organized on May 15-16 in Brasov the nineth edition of the Traditional Handicrafts' Day.
Throughout the event, craftsmen from different parts of the country presented traditional crafts: wood carving, tissuing objects from straw, toy manufacturing from textiles, manual weaving carpets from scraps of wool and textiles, pottering, florist and clothing decorations, ornaments from natural materials.
In the tent reserved for "The Young Craftsmen?, children have competed in the craft of pottery under the guidance the famous craftsmen of Corund and participated at ?The most skillful little artisan? contest. Helped by adults initiators, children enrich their knowledges in various games for children, specific from the Hungarian villages and forgotten long ago by both their parents and the urban world.
The event was a mixture of traditions, customs, dances and songs. Among the participants at the Handicrafts' Day there were several Hungarian dances and songs' bands, performed by pupils of various schools from Brasov and Sacele, flute concerts, Hungarian Scouts dances from Tara Barsei and even musicals.