Produced by Oaș and Maramureș – Fair, the 4th edition, 2020

The 4th edition of the „Produced by Oaș and Maramureș”, a fair of traditional, handcrafted products, was held in special safety conditions, respecting the measures of prevention and spread of COVID-19. Between the 1st and the 10th of August the fair brought together daily in the Central Park of Negrești-Oaș about 30 traditional producers and… → Read more…

The Oaș Dowry in times of pandemic – the 20th edition, 2020

August is the month when the citizens of Negrești-Oaș working abroad reunite with their families enjoying the events organized by the town each year under the brand of „The Oaș Dowry”. Although the necessary measures to prevent the spread of the new Coronavirus did not allow for these events to be organized as it was… → Read more…

LunAventura adventure park

LunAventura Park is located in the Luna Șes tourist area of ​​Negrești-Oaș, Satu Mare County, in a fairytale landscape that invites you to have fun and adventure. The park has 7 routes of various difficulty levels and each participant receives at the entrance a security equipment that ensures safety while going through the routes. Trails/… → Read more…

CRAFTSMEN AND ARTISANS

FLOARE FINTA – LIVING HUMAN TREASURE Aunt (the way elderly women are called in the Land of Oaș) Floare Finta creates folk objects, souvenirs and ornaments, traditional folk costumes, but she is also known in the area as a healer, as the “herbal remedies” she makes out of plants and gives to those in suffering… → Read more…

WOODEN CHURCH FROM LECHINȚA – beginning of the 17th century

 The wooden church from Lechința is the only wooden church that has been preserved in the Land of Oaș. It was built at the beginning of the 17th century (approximately 1629) in the village of Lechința, part of the current commune of  Călinești-Oaș. In 1939, when it has been photographed by the ethnographer Ioniță G…. → Read more…

Main annual events

! Please be informed that the dates are approximate. For confirmation, please contact us (tel. (+40) -361-884.652, email info@turism-taraoasului.ro)   – Handcrafting evening gathering (february) – The fair of the traditional trinket or „Mărțișor” (28.02-01.03) – Annunciation Art Exhibition (March 25) – Spring Transhumance in The Land of Oaș – The Shepherds’ Spring Gathering (Negrești-Oaș;… → Read more…

Churches from Negresti-Oas

Negresti-Oas s a multi-confessional and multicultural city. The religious edifices of the city are the trademarks of a religious path that denotes the local people’s rich spiritual life. Negresti-Oas Orthodox Cathedral What words can only suggest remains for you to live at Negresti-Oas Orthodox Cathedral, the soul and the shrine of Oas Country. The imposing… → Read more…

Book launch – „Ion al meu”

The „Dr. Mihai Pop” Art Gallery of the Oaș Land Museum hosted on March 5 a book launch event, doubled by a unique fashion show which featured details from the old Oaș Land traditional costumes adapted to the modern style. The leading figure of the event was the Oaș Land native writer Irina Monac who… → Read more…

The fair of the traditional trinket or „Mărțișor”, the 8th edition

The ancient symbol of spring, of the beginning and of the joy of living is the trinket or „Mărțișor” in romanian, a traditional piece of jewelry with white and red string, worn by romanian women from the begininng until the end of March. The word „Mărțișor” is the diminutive of „Marț”, the old folk name… → Read more…

Handcrafting evening gathering

The unique traditions were born in the heart of the village. In order to make the winter evenings warmer after the land work was completed, the women from Oaș gathered after dinner, at the handcrafting evening, a few times a week. They gathered around the clay stove to process the wool and the hemp, to… → Read more…