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August 2021 Events

Beekeeping workshop, using archaic beehives, 6 August 2021

The beekeeping workshop will bring forth archaic tools and methods of extracting honey by cutting old types of beehives. In the homestead from Sebeșu de Jos, you will learn how beekeepers used the residual matter left after the honey extraction from the people present at the event, but also from virtual reality characters that are part of the new exhibition located there.

Workshop for preparing candle wax, 7 August 2021

You are invited to a workshop where old methods of preparing candle wax will be illustrated. The workshop will be organized in the homestead from Sebeșu de Jos, where the characters of the new exhibition will also share their stories.

Shepherd's Wedding from Rășinari, 14 August 2021

The community of Rășinari, around 40 people with ages between 12 and 70, present their wedding traditions in a re-enactment in the museum. The wedding is a good way of showcasing local beliefs, traditions and superstitions from the end of the 19th century. You are invited to discover old shepherd customs, traditional clothes, songs, stories told in the local dialect. The re-enactment is based on a theater play written by Corneliu Dragoman Lubinschi in 1957.

Workshop for Preparing Food at the Sheepfold, 14 August 2021

This workshop will introduce us to the atmosphere that is specific to the ancient sheepfolds, where, in the fresh mountain air, the guests were welcomed with the product that the shepherds cherished the most: the mountain cheese. The event will take place at the homestead from Rășinari, where the characters of the new exhibition will tell you local stories of the mentioned community.

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