Tururi virtuale


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October-December 2018

Harta Centenară pe pânză
A centenary map on canvas
Die Jahrhundert-Landkarte auf Tuch
Centenáriumi térkép vásznon
Arhivă de familie virtuală
Virtual family archives
ein virtuelles Familienarchiv
Virtuális családi archívum
Tabără de reconstituire istorică
Historical reconstruction camp
Historische Nachstellung eines Militärlagers
Történelmet újrateremtő tábor
Un secol de artă braşoveană
A century of art in Brasov
Ein Jahrhundert Kronstädter Kunst
Egy évszázadnyi brassói művészet
Brașovul, Sm@rtCult
Brasov, Sm@rtCult
Kronstadt Sm@rtCult
Brassó, Sm@rtCult
Învăţătorul lui Mihai Eminescu, comemorat la Cuciulata
Mihai Eminescu’s teacher, commemorated at Cuciulata
Mihai Eminescus Lehrer in Cuciulata gewürdigt
Mihai Eminescu tanítójára emlékeztek Kucsuláton
Feldioara - Capsula Timpului
Feldioara – A time capsule
Marienburg – Die Zeitkapsel
Földvár – Időkapszula
Migraţia făgărăşenilor în America
The migration of the inhabitants from Fagaras in America
Die Auswanderung der Fogarascher nach Amerika
Lumea fascinantă a satului
The fascinating world of villages
Das Dorfleben von einst
A falu elbűvölő világa
Ziua Stejarului secular
The age-old oak’s day
Der Tag der Jahrhundert-Eiche
Az évszázados Tölgy napja
Povestea unui steag tricolor 1918
The story of a tricolour flag 1918
Die Geschichte einer rumänischen Flagge von 1918
Egy 1918-as trikolór meséje
Unirea în Țara Buzaielor
Union in ‘Țara Buzaielor’ Region
Die Vereinigung im Buzaielor-Land
Egyesülés Bodzaföldön

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A centenary map on canvas



Thirty women from Brasov, Bessarabia and other parts of Romania worked together to embroider a Centenary Map, a map of Romania and Bessarabia, featuring traditional patterns from all the areas of the country. The map, manually sewn on a large piece of canvas, was subsequently displayed to the public. The canvas consisted of applied stitches representing old folk motifs from all over Romania as well as from Bessarabia. The borders were sewn in the colours of the Romanian flag. In the centre of the map, the women embroidered the official logo of the Centenary 1918-2018.

With love for Romania

‘The Centenary Map is a project that we envisioned out of respect for our grand-grandmothers, grandmothers and mothers, who would probably sew while waiting for their husbands to come home from the war, sewing for us. We worked at it with love for Romania, so that at least one more generation can admire the Romanian traditional motifs. Thirty ladies contributed to this project. These women wished to take part in it regardless of whether they were skilled seamstresses or just started to grasp the art of sewing on this occasion,’ stated Antonela Lungu, the coordinator of the Centenary Map project.

Sewing Thursday

For a few months, every Thursday, the participants got together to sew at the Casa Junilor. They sewed the borders in turns, and works individually at the patterns representative for each county. Several women from other parts of Romania, as well as some from Republic of Moldova joined the endeavour. This Great Union Centenary project was produced by the ‘Mă implic’ Association, together with the ‘Motive tradiţionale din Țara Bârsei şi împrejurimi’ group.

Exhibitions in the Casa Junilor

The exhibitions held in the Casa Junilor: ‘Symbols and Motifs on the Romanian Traditional Blouse (Ie)’, sewn by the ‘Șezătoare la Brasov’ group; ‘The Centenary Map’, sewn by the groups ‘Șezătoare în Șchei’; ‘Motive tradiţionale 'in Țara Bârsei şi împrejurimi’; Ethnographic photography exhibition, displaying the textile heritage in the Bran-Moieciu-Fundata area, part of the cultural project ‘The Treasures of the Hope Chests at the Carpathian Gate’, implemented by the Mountain Ecology Centre and co-funded by the National Cultural Fund Administration.


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