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Romanian Traditions

Here is a special chapter where we discuss the Romanian traditions in the region of Bucovina: Christmas and New Years’ traditions, the life in the Romanian village.

8 Traditional Interiors of Rural Romanians in all of Their Storied, Rustic Glory

Romanian Traditional Interiors

Traditional interiors encompass stuff produced by inhabitants who have a proud tradition of making things for themselves. Their homes are layered with folk art made of natural materials such as sheepskin, wood, hemp, cotton and wool, which were not intended to be “art for art’s sake” at the time of their creation, but rather utilitarian ...

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In Romanian Villages, Traditional Symbols and Legends are Written in Textiles

Romanian Traditional Symbols

In Romania, as well as other countries, the peasants have found inspirational symbols in nature, often represented in their garments, patterns, homes, sculptures and drawings. Images of lakes, rivers, plants, horses, birds and other traditional symbols of their lives are taking shape in their traditional garments today, just as their ...

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9 Original Romanian Souvenirs to Take Home from Bucharest

Romanian Souvenirs

Finding original Romanian souvenirs to take home with you shouldn’t be hard work. Throughout history, a great diversity of traditions and customs have flourished in this land, most of which still go on. However, when sorting through the abundance of souvenirs on offer, you may have trouble separating out the fake from the genuine. ...

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Where to Find Original Romanian Handicrafts in Bucharest

Romanian Handicrafts

Where to Find Authentic Romanian Handicrafts in Bucharest Romania, with it’s rich folk traditions, has plenty of traditional handicrafts: ceramics, folk costumes, woodworks, painted eggs, leatherwork. Although Romania’s breeding ground for folk traditions is the countryside, Bucharest does have traditional local markets and shopping areas where you can find locally ...

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