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…

THE MAGIC OF THE WINTER HOLIDAYS. SAINT NICHOLAS

Saint Nicholas arrives at Negrești-Oaș each year on December 5th with lots of surprises for all the children. The highlight of the day is the lighting of public festive decorations and lights. Hundreds of children, parents and grandparents participate each year at the show entitled “The Gifts of Saint Nicholas”, that takes place in front… → Read more…

„VERSUS, AND YET, TOGETHER” MADE NEGREȘTI-OAȘ THE NATIONAL CAPITAL OF PHOTOGRAPHY

The “Dr. Mihai Pop” Art Gallery of the Oaș Land Museum hosted on Saturday evening (November 30, 2019) the opening of the 11th edition of the national photography show “Versus, and yet, together”, an exhibition organized by our talented photographers Komaromi Romeo, Remus Tiplea and Emilian Moldovan. In a world where billions of photos are… → Read more…

Church of Lechinţa

The museum in open air

Founded in 1972 (3 Livezilor street), we find it in the centre of the city, very close to the national road Satu Mare-Sighetul Marmatiei, on the shores of the Tur river, in a picturesque hill space. Representative monuments of peasant architecture from the XVIIth-XXth centuries were brought here from the villages of the area. The… → 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…

INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S DAY

The events organized on the occasion of the “International Children’s Day” in Negrești-Oaș begin early in the morning with the Doors Open Day at the Town Hall, where the event “THE MAYOR OF THE CHILDREN – MAYOR FOR A DAY” (that reached the 7th edition in 2019). Students enrolled for this position present their projects… → Read more…

Book launch „Scadența”, by Horia Liman

An exceptional editorial event was held on Thursday, September 26, 2019, at the „Dr. Mihai Pop” Art Galleries: the presentation of the novel „Scadența” by Horia Liman, published by Ars Longa Publishing House, with a postage and translated from French to Romanian by Rodica Gabriela Chira, originally from the Land of Oaș and currently a… → Read more…

Book launch – photo album “My Lord” – Remus Țiplea

The presentation of the photo album “My Lord”, by the well-known photographer – Remus Țiplea, with texts by Dr. Mihaela Grigorean, was the last event organized under the brand The Oaș Dowry. The most recent editorial appearance of the photographer, Remus Țiplea, “My Lord” (267 photos), in bilingual – Romanian-English edition, is a project realized… → Read more…

Autumn Transhumance in The Land of Oaș – The Shepherds’ Autumn Gathering

The event represents an important pastoral holiday in The Land of Oaș taking place in autumn, when the weather gets cold. It is related to the custom of sheep flocks leaving the surrounding hills and mountains where they grazed during the spring and summer, thus returning to their homes and owners. For sheperds, it represents… → Read more…

The Oaș Dowry – Town Celebration

The Town Celebration – an event that brings the community together, organized under the brand of The Oaș Dowry – is held annually for 3 days, usually on the first weekend after August 15, when thousands of Oaș residents working abroad return home for the summer holiday. The event begins with a parade from the… → Read more…