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October-December 2010

Clopotul din Casa Sfatului va anunţa Anul Nou
The Bell of the Council Tower will announce the New Year?s Day
Die Glocke im Rathausturm wird das Neue Jahr ankünden
A Tanácsház harangja köszönti az újévet
Festivalul Medieval ?Turnirul Cetăţilor?
The Medieval Festival ?Tournament of Citadels?
DasMittelalterfestival ?Turnier der Burgen?
Várak lovagi tornája, középkori fesztivál
Sărbătoarea Crăciunului
Christmas holiday
Das Weihnachtsfest
Karácsony ünnepe
Coregrafie specială în Ansamblul Măgura Codlea
Special Choreography for the Folk Group ?Magura Codlea?
Sonderchoreographie beim Măgura-Ensemble
Rendkívüli koreográfia a Măgura Codlea Együttesnél
Pregătirea Crăciunului la Cristian
Preparing for Christmas Day in Cristian
Weihnachtsvorbereitungen in Neustadt
Karácsonyi előkészületek Keresztényfalván
Sărbători la Dumbrăviţa
Holidays celebrated in Dumbravita
Feste in Dumbrăviţa
Ünnep Szúnyogszéken
Tragedia umanităţii
The Tragedy of Humanity
Gedenken an den Holocaust
Az emberiség tragédiája
Ceata de feciori din Ţara Făgăraşului
The Men?s Group from the region of Tara Fagarasului
Die Burschenscharen im Fogarascher Land
Legénycsapat Fogarasföldön
TransilvAero Show 2010, ediţia a III-a
The 3rd Edition of TransilvAero Show 2010
Dritte Auflage der TransilvAero Show
TransilvAero Show 2010., harmadik kiadás
Vacanţă la Moieciu
Holiday in Moieciu
Ferien in Moieciu
Üdülés Moécsen
Predealul ? o destinaţie excelentă
Predeal ? an excellent destination
Ein besonderes Reiseziel
Predeal ? egy nagyszerű úticél
Festivalul Floare de Colţ
The Edelweiss Festival
Das Festival Edelwei?
Havasi gyopár fesztivál

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The Medieval Festival ?Tournament of Citadels?


Once upon a time, in a very far country, there was a kingdom called Brasov, which was ruled by a severe, though fair emperor. The Emperor had a very beautiful daughter, who used to have several virtues, and people loved her, too, since she was kind-hearted and wise. When honour used to be the most valuable virtue of a man, four knights hit the road to ask the hand of the beautiful princess. This is how the ?Tournament of Citadels? started in Bran, Rasnov, Fagaras and Brasov. ?May the best win!?

Medieval market

The ?Tournament of Citadels? started in Bran, on Queen Mary?s Plateau, then was continued in Fagaras (August 19th-22 th 2010) at Fagaras Citadel, Brasov (September 4th-5th 2010) at the arenas Ion Tiriac, followed by Rasnov (September 18th-19th 2010) at the Citadel.

?We have created a genuine medieval market where skilled artisans and potters worked live, medieval food was served, and the bravest visitors ate the knights? specialty, which gave them magic powers ? the dragon?s belly? says Werner Braun, President of the German Economic Club Brasov, the organiser.

Swords and archery show

Swords and archery shows, fights between knights, tournaments and horses parades attracted tourists.

?We want an active public involved in the medieval actions. This is the reason for which we have prepared 300 costumes everyone can wear, armours and artisanal swords they can take pictures with. Everything is dynamic; knights and princesses shall walk through the medieval market accompanied by the music of famous minstrels. Anyone can get inside these characters. Sketches where white and black knights possessed by malefic spirits, fight for honour, shall be interpreted by skilful actors.? said Christian Macedonski, one of the founders of the German Economic Club from Brasov:

Fire dances

Night shows with torches, flame throwers, fire dances and a mystic fire where the hero was the dreaded ?Earl? were organized as well.

The Citadel of Fagaras hosted at the same time the Festival 'Tournament of Citadels' and the 'Days of Fagaras Citadel'. The opening of events was done with the parade of folk costumes, the parade of courtiers and shield bearers, a folk show followed by projection of historical films.

The tournament continued in the Citadel of Brasov and in the Citadel of Rasnov, where similar events were organized.


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