This year, the City of Brasov hosted the 9th edition of the Hungarian Cultural Festival “Tara Barsei”, a cultural project co-funded by Brasov County Council and by the City Hall of Brasov. The Festival aims at promoting the specific culture, traditions and customs of the Hungarian community in Brasov County, through a variety of activities: traditional folk dance performances, open-air concerts, exhibitions, book presentations, wine tastings, film projections, sports activities, and the traditional crafts and cuisine fair.
Part of Multiculturalism
The 8 days of the festival welcomed all those interested in the richness of the culture of the Hungarian community in Tara Barsei, with activities suited for all age ranges. The 9th edition of the Hungarian Cultural Festival “Tara Barsei” was hosted by the Association of the Hungarians in Tara Barsei - Egyesület a Barcasági Magyarságért.
The initiator of the festival, Tóró Tamás stated: “The culture of the Hungarians in Tara Barsei is part of the multiculturalism in our area”.
Tóásó Imelda, the Vice President of Brasov County Council stated: “The event aims at promoting ethnic diversity, multiculturalism, shedding light on the valuable patrimony of the Hungarian community. This year’s edition enjoys the support of Brasov County Council, as the project has been selected for non-reimbursable funding. The Festival hosts an extraordinary concert, Hungarian folk dance performance groups, as well as a traditional crafts and cuisine fair”.
In the Program
The folk song and dance and comic opera parade - a performance offered by a group of artists from Targu Mures; the presentation of the traditional musical instruments, songs and tales, interactive children's workshop hosted by Ádám Rebeka, Varga Nándor and Szabó Enikő; the Hungarian children’s film day; cuisine and wines: the best Hungarian dishes sprinkled with exquisite traditional wines, live music and parties