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…

The Oaș Dowry – “Produced by Oaş and Maramureş” Fair  

The third edition of the Fair of traditional, handcrafted and artisan products entitled „Produced by Oaş and Maramureş”, organized under the Oaș Dowry brand, has gathered daily in the Central Park of Negrești-Oaș, between the 1st  and the 10th of August, about 30 traditional producers and craftsmen from The Land of Oaș and Maramureș. They… → Read more…

The Oaș Dowry – On the streets of the village

The first events organized under the brand of The Oaș Dowry Festival started on July 29, in Negrești-Oaș with an incursion into the world of the village of Oaș, a free creation summer camp for children and adolescents in Negrești-Oaș. The creation camp entitled “On the streets of the village, at the Outdoor Oaș Land… → Read more…

Festivalul Zestrea Oasului 2019

The Oaș Dowry Festival

Starting with 1998, Negrești-Oaș celebrated its existence annually. In 2014 the local authorities decided to name the event The Oaș Dowry Festival which marks the celebration of the cultural and ethno-folkloric heritage of The land of Oaș. The event takes place every year in August when thousands of locals living abroad return home for the… → Read more…

The universal day of the traditional Romanian blouse

The day of the traditional Romanian blouse is a story that has started with the fist silk thread (borangic in Romanian) sown on a cloth. On the night of the open skies, the celebration called „Sânzienele”, the traditional Romanian blouse (IA in Romanian) is celebrated in Negrești-Oaș as well, at the Outdoor Oaș Land Museum,… → Read more…

White night at the Oaș Land Museum. „A soul in three hearts”

The opening of the exhibition „A soul in three hearts” took place Saturday, May 18, 2019 as part of the event “White Night at the Oaș Land Museum” at the „Dr. Mihai Pop” art gallery. The Long Night of Museums is a major event during which thousands of museums and cultural organizations from 30 European… → Read more…

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

The event represents an important pastoral holiday in The Land of Oaș taking place in the spring, along with the rebirth of nature, and it is related to the custom of sending the sheep flocks upland, to the surrounding hills and mountains, for grazing during late spring and summer. For sheperds, it signifies the beginning… → Read more…