National Village Museum – Dimitrie Gusti
– Fair of St. Elijah, Bucharest
The National Village Museum “Dimitrie Gusti” invites us, on July,17-19 at the “Fair of St. Elijah” event, with the occasion of an important holiday from the Christian-Orthodox calendar .
The St. Elijah, called “the holy rains” or “holy golden apples” held in remembrance of the dead, The herbs, especially basil, spells and incantations for the prevention or removal of storms, hail and torrential rains, organizing pastoral Neda . On this day shepherds separating sheep rams’ shearing lambs “, is” severed hives “astronomical and meteorological observations were made.
The event aims to recover the traditions related to the feast by an extensive craft demonstrations, musical moments – choreographic fair of artisans reviving the traditional gastronomy thus fairs of yesteryear atmosphere. We will also take part in three other exceptional events that will take place during this period.
Thus, Friday, July 17, 2015 you are invited, starting at 13.30, the detainees Folklore Festival, organized by the National Prison Administration in collaboration with the Museum Village, raising public awareness of the importance of involvement in projects aimed at social reintegration persons deprived of their liberty.
Romanian folk traditions and customs will be staged both through music and dance by the ensemble Jiuleţul Penitentiary Targu Jiu, teams Hope Detention Center Craiova, question, Braila penitentiary, Hora, Prison Gaesti, Girdle Muntenia Ploiesti Prison Jilava Band, Jilava Penitentiary, and exhibitions with the sale.
Saturday, July 18, 2015, will resonate fair, song and dance, in a reenactment of customs on the summer with Tarnii flowers Folk Ensemble, Tarna Mare, Satu Mare county and Calusarii of Prundu, Giurgiu county. A bunch of folk songs will be offered to the public by the known performers Mariana Stanescu, Andreea Haisan, Alin Dumitru Suceveanu and Gabriel and Daniel Bădoi and Cornelia Tikhon Band will delight our hearts with a rich musical repertoire.
The audience is expected at 12.00 tapestry exhibition “Memories” by Ioana Tatiana Geambaşu, which will take place in Sura Bancu. The exhibition will be accompanied, from 14.00 – 16.00, by a free workshop for children and adults, up to 10 seats.
At 17:00 will take place presentation’s Audiobook Old stories of ID Sarbu miners interpretation of the actor Zoltan O. Hub, the disc being nothing else “than a bow before the mysterious Romanian language and Romanian languages tale. Stories that fills the soul and the mind can wonder. ”
Sunday, July 19, 2015, between 12.00 – 18.00, Village Museum, in partnership with the Creation Performers in Romania (ICAR), the Association of Professionals Stunts of Romania, Romanian National Opera Tradition and Spirituality Association, Federation “Culture and Mass Media “FAIR MediaSind National Children’s Palace in Bucharest, the Administration Lakes, Parks and Recreation Bucharest, Magic Theatre School of Circus” Buduruşi “invites you to the second edition of the Festival” Let Children be another day “!.
The children are expected to music and dance, puppet theater and moments stunt, street painting competitions, workshops for pottery and traditional games.
Children will be introduced to a horse and its trainer will be able to walk and ride on village streets.
Sunday, July 19 at 11:00 you are invited to debate “Breastfeeding, Nonbreastfeeding & diversification” organized by Georgeta Musat, midwife, lactation specialist and trainer, consultant IBCLC, Association of everything for you and your baby – Academy of Breastfeeding.
The event is part of a series of meetings to support maternal breastfeeding and other challenges, the “Initiative for a better life and more beautiful” and is not “by the book”, but the original one communicating experience the beauty and joy of motherhood.
Moms, dads, children, grandparents and all those interested are welcome!
Fair Schedule: July 17 to 19, 2015 – 9.00 – 19.00