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…

The Day of the United Principalities

On January 24, 2020, we were reminded of the glory deeds of our ancestors who gave us the most important lesson of solidarity 161 years ago: The Unification of the Romanian Principalities under the leadership of a Romanian ruler, Alexandru Ioan Cuza. It was the moment that marked  the birth of modern Romania, through the… → Read more…

Winter Traditions and Customs Festival, the 22nd edition

The 22nd edition of the Winter Traditions and Customs Festival brought Sunday December 29, 2019, in Negrești-Oaș, ensembles, groups and Christmas carol singers from all the villages in the Land of Oaș, Codru and Sătmar, from all corners of the county, from Maramureș, Sălaj and Cluj, but also from Ukraine, as well as hundreds of… → Read more…

Christmas carols concerts

The students of the Primary School no. 1 and the Primary School no. 3, trained by their dedicated teachers, offered magical moments in December, as they do every year, announcing through Christmas carols the Birth of the Savior at the Orthodox Cathedral in Negrești-Oaș. During the concert, each attending class has prepared and performed two… → Read more…

The monastery from Bixad

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 famous for the icon of Holy Virgin that makes miracles. Every year, on 15th August, thousands of pilgrims, from all over the north part of Transylvania gather… → 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…

The Hermitage Luna Ses

At the laps of Pietroasa Peak from Luna Ses, in a clearing besides which flows down the road that takes you up on the peaks thrones the monastery hermitage “The Saint Archdeacon Steven”. The monkish complex, of an architectural and pastoral beauty is made up of wooden church in Maramures county style with trinity, wooden… → Read more…

NATURAL MINERAL WATER – BORCUT

The Land of Oaș is the place of ancestral customs, where people understood the meaning of life through traditions, crafts and nature resources. Adopting a lifestyle based on simplicity and the cycles of nature, the people of Oaș understood that its resources are the guide to the healing both the body and the soul. Thus,… → Read more…