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Palm Sunday fairs at Village Museum and Romanian Peasant’s Museum during weekend

The National Village Museum “Dimitrie Gusti” invites everyone between April 11 and 13, 2014 at the event devoted to the Easter holidays “The Palm Sunday comes with the sun and the sun comes with the Palm Sunday,” included in the programme Rites and traditions of the year. Between 9 am and 7 pm, the visitors will discover the traditional crafters and their creations, the traditional cuisine, green products, wine and flowers on the museum alleys. Among the surprises provided to the visitors there is the exhibition The Icons of the Resurrection, created by Elena Adriana Popa, the traditional custom Lazarelul, with the participation of the Folk Ensemble “Dunarica” from Nasturelu, Teleorman County. The Royal Choir will also be present, the psalm music group Anton Pann, as well as folk music singers. The public is expected at a choreographic meeting with the Ensemble of Aromanian dances Pilisterlu of the Cultural Aromanian Society. The kids accompanied by parents or grandparents will participate in workshops for painting icons on glass, egg-painting, skilfully coordinated by folk crafters invited at the fair. On Sunday, those with a name of a flower have free admission, based on identity card. The Romanian Peasant’s Museum expects visitors on Palm Sunday with painted eggs, icons, wood and ceramics objects, manufactured clothing, toys, musical instruments, jewellery, painted furniture and other beautifully crafted objects. The guests will also be able to buy some food: cozonac (Romanian traditional sweet bread), Teleorman-based sweets, ginger bread from Harghita, kurtoskalacs (traditional Szekely Land pastry), apples from Maramures, nougat, bee honey and royal jelly, pollen and propolis, healing herbs, palinca (traditional fruit brandy) from Bihor and jams. The admission to the museum costs RON 4, and for students and pensioners only 2.

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