Crafts Fair, eleventh edition, 2 to 5
July 2015 in the Sighisoara Fortress
On 2-5 July 2015 will host the eleventh edition of Craftsmen Fair on the Sighisoara Fortress. The event is organized by Veritas Foundation in partnership with the city of Sighisoara, with the support of the County Council, through the grant program, the Culture on 2015 year.
The idea of a Craftsmen Fair Sighisoara belongs to Mrs. Dorothy Tarrant, director of Veritas Foundation, which, through this event, wanted to restore the old tradition of trade fairs in the city, bringing craftsmen guilds of craftsmen tribute which was once known and recognized Sighisoara. The previous editions have shown that healthcare workers is already enshrined in the annual calendar of events organized in our city.
At this year will participate around 50 craftsmen from Mures, Cluj, Sibiu, Bistrita, Harghita, Covasna, Valcea, Suceava etc., with folk art dating back hundreds of years and the latest crafts – all bearing the imprint talent and passion for folk art.
By organizing this event Veritas Foundation aims to contribute to preserving and promoting the ancient craft traditions and authentic values sensibilizese youth, encouraging them to learn the art of traditional crafts. To this end, every day of the fair, there will be workshops in which all those interested can observe and even have the opportunity to be disciples of craftsmen present at the fair. There will be workshops for leather, ceramic, textile, wood carving of painted eggs etc. The trade fair will not miss the folk groups of Sighisoara, which will entertain with folk songs and dances representing ethnic Romanian, Hungarian, Saxon and Gypsies.
The official opening of this year’s edition will take place on July 2 at 11:00 in the Museum Square.
MARIA PREDAN TEODORESCU
Naive Painter on Glass
Folk Creator, iconographer
Contact Cell Phone: 004 0742 906 596
– Popular port
– Wood carving
– Bone carving
– Painting on wood
– Decorated eggs
– Decorative objects of felt
– Decorative glass
– Traditional jewelery
Although the fair in Sighisoara has already occurred is better that he be taken into account in years to come. The data is presented for both artisans authentic traditional art, but such information is intended for visitors and buyers and eager souvenir or why not promote authentic Romanian traditional values.
Crafts Fair, eleventh edition, 2 to 5 July 2015 in the Sighisoara Fortress