Cristuru Secuiesc Cristuru Secuiesc Culture and Traditions

Folk dances in Transylvania and the Pipacsok dance group

Folk dances are expression of the traditions and the culture of a place; music, moves,  songs, musical instruments and costumes show the identity and the values of a society and…

Cristuru Secuiesc Culture and Traditions

Christmas in Romania

Romanian traditions about Christmas ( romanian Crăciun and hungarian karácsony), has its own origin and peculiarity. Christmas is felt anyway in every town and village, as you can understand by…

Cristuru Secuiesc Cristuru Secuiesc Culture and Traditions

Health Days: Folk Medicine in Transylvania

The “Health Days” (egészségnapok in Hungarian) took place from 3 to 5 November in Kisgalambfalva village (Porumbenii Mici in Romanian) 7 km far from Cristuru Secuiesc in Harghita County in…

Cristuru Secuiesc Cristuru Secuiesc Culture and Traditions

Herbalism in Transylvania: a tradition to rediscover

Transylvania, a Romanian region, has a long herbalism tradition. In the past, medicinal plants were used for divination and to treat diseases, but over time part of the knowledge was…