Culture & Traditions

Romanians are very connected to their roots and traditions. The countryside is the heart and soul of Romania and has always been rich in customs which seem like picturesque folk exhibitions for the untrained eye of an outsider.

From music to dance, from art to museums, from nature to hand-made folk costumes, everything speaks about tradition.  Romanians have traditions for every significant event in their life, such as baptism or wedding, as well as for Christmas, Easter or any other important religious holiday. These have a profound meaning regarding interpersonal relationships and human relation with nature. Through such exhibitions and manifestations, people from a certain environment have tried to give meaning to certain moments and events of their life.

Tourists will be fascinated of Romanian folk dances, because they are “made” of many elements combined: regional style, motifs, musical rhythm, choreography and the social occasion. A change in one or more of these elements can give another dance, sometimes too subtle for a visitor to notice. Every region of Romania has a representative dance.

For those who understand their significance, these have a profound meaning regarding interpersonal relationships and human relation with nature. Through such exhibitions and manifestations, people from a certain environment have tried to give meaning to certain moments and events in their life.