The events in Moldovan villages have become a good opportunity to get to know our traditions. At the beginning of June, in the village of Domulgeni, Floresti district, took place the seventh edition of the „Duminica Mare” tourist festival. The event was dedicated to a special Sunday A distinctive sign of the Great Sunday is decorating the windows, doors and gates with branches of wanut, ash and fragrant plantes. The national tourism event focused on the development and promotion of ethnofolcloric and craftsmanship traditions, including gastronomy.
Several areas were set up in the festival space, with various activities such as the peasant garden, the craftsmen fair, and an exhibition of Basarabian carpets in Floresti. Those passionate about folk traditions, rituals and folk songs admired the ethnofolkloric show “Traditions from Easter to Pentecost”, offered by over 15 folk ensembles from Floreşti district.
Another event that aims to discover the traditions in Moldova, took place at June 18 in Clişova Nouă, Orhei. The „Beautiful Basarabian Carpet” Festival took place under the generic „Traditional Carpet – Part of the UNESCO Treasure”. This year’s festival was dedicated to an important event that took place in late 2016 – the inclusion of traditional carpets on the UNESCO Representative List of Immaterial Cultural Patrimony of Humanity.
The second year, on the last Sunday of June, in the Republic of Moldova is celebrated the People’s National Port Day. The artists held a concert dedicated to celebrations, and the folk craftsmen organized a fair. Visitors had the opportunity to participate in various creative workshops at theNational Museum of Ethnography and Natural History. At the same time, with this occasion, this kind of events were included in the National Program of Activities and were organized throughout the country.
The PR-agency PARC Communications has carried out a promotion and communication campaign for the three events that are included in the annual calendar of events of the country brand “The Tree of Life”.