The Village Museum celebrates its 78th anniversary


The Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum celebrates 78 years of existence on May 17, 2014 and as such, in the period between May 16-28, several events will take place.
In the first day, Friday, May 16, the official opening of celebrations is to take place, with military honors, traditional music and rhythms coming from Bucovina, strewn together with a classical guitar recital. Furthermore, a painting exhibition is set to take place, as well as an engraving workshop and popular crafts demonstrations – pottery, sowing and glass painting. The second day, Saturday, will feature a program dedicated to the founders of the Village Museum, an opportunity to discover and know the history and patrimony of the museum (ethnographic exhibition, popular crafts demonstrations, music shows, choreography shows, theater and poetry shows and book launches).
Situated on the bank of Herastrau Lake, the Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum is one of the oldest open-air ethnographic museums in Romania and in the world, founded in March 1936 by professor Dimitrie Gusti.

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