Festival of Winter Traditions

The Winter Customs Festival

The festival of winter customs takes place each year, in the third Christmas Day, at Negresti Oas. The festival reunites year after year over 400 professional and artists and ensembles from Bistrita, Maramures, Bihor, Salaj, Satu Mare and also Ukraine. This customs festival starts with the carol singers’ parade towards the Orthodox Cathedral after which… → Read more…

“Versus but together”

The photo exhibition “Versus but together” The national exhibition of photography “Versus but together” takes place each year, at the end of October in Negresti-Oas. The exhibition reunites dozens of famous photographers from the entire country that want to color pieces of life and people, they tell stories and weave destinies, they catch the moment… → Read more…

Pilgrimage to Bixad Monastery

Every year, on 15th August, thousands of pilgrims, from all over the north part of Transylvania gather in this place to celebrate the day of Saint Mary. The monastery from Bixad, situated on the top of a hill from the village, at 10 km distance from Negresti-Oas, is inhabited by the monks. The monastery is… → Read more…

“The heritage of Oas” festival

The Day of Negrest-Oas City is organized each year in August starting from the year 1998. In 2014, the local authorities changed the name of the event naming it “The Oas Heritage” and it became in this way a holiday of the cultural and ethno-folkloric heritage of Oas Country. The holiday takes place in the… → Read more…

The festival of the sheeps

”Sambra Oilor”. It is the most important rustic holiday that concerned our people traditional work: shepherding. The location where this event takes place is a mountain pass called Pasul Huta, situated between Satu Mare and Maramures counties. The may holiday celebrates the spring and a new beginning of the grazing season in this north part… → Read more…

Folk Violin from Oas

Exposition Feast of the Annunciation Art

The famous varnishing of the exhibition of plastic art of the artists from Negresti-Oas and their guests, Feast of the Annunciation Art takes place each year on March 25. The event is organized by the group of plastic artists from Negresti-Oas that started their path in the Romanian atmosphere that was suffocating from the spiritual… → Read more…