The 46th Csángó Festival "At The Source Of Tatros" and gastronomic day

The 46th Csángó Festival "At The Source Of Tatros" and gastronomic day


Lunca de Jos/Gyimesközéplok 537145, Romania

Dates and Hours:


July 21 (Thursday) 
  • Welcoming and accommodating guests from the twin settlements of Böhönye, Vaskút, Iregszemcse, Hidegség, Zagyvarékas and Gyód.
July 22 (Friday)
  • 10:00 – Meeting at the Village Museum located in "Megálló".Presentation about the traditional customs, past and present of the Csangos. 
  • 11:40 – Procession to the parish church „St.Mary Magdalene”
  • 12:00 – The holy liturgy of the church - At the end of the liturgy, the inauguration of the donation plaque in front of the House of Culture 
  • 14:30 – Lunch  
  • 20:00 – AT THE CROSSROADS - The show of the folk-dance theater "Bekecs"
July 23 (Saturday) 
  • 9:00 – Breakfast with guests 
  • 10:00 – Tastes of the hut - the opening of the gastronomic day, competitive cooking of traditional dishes, their snacking at the space in front of the outdoor stage in the center of the commune 
    Cognacs, brandies and distilled beverages - presentation and tasting - organized by the Microregional Association "Pogány-Havas" 
    Simultaneously with the presented programs, craft programs are run for children and those interested (embroideries of folk costumes and fur clothes, crochet, cloth embroideries) 
  • 14:00 – Tastings of the hut - Evaluation of food by the king of the goulash, Csányi Sándor - lunch 
    The Halvirág puppet show 
  • 18:00 – Pittyes 2-es show 
  • 20:30 – Homonyik  show with live music
July 24 (Sunday) 
  • 9:00 - St. Mary Magdalene Cup - Football Championship in the “Márton Áron” gym 
  • 12:00 – The Holy Liturgy in the parish church „St.Mary Magdalene” 
  • 13:30 – Parade with carts to the outdoor stage installed in the center of the commune 
  • 14:00 – Opening ceremony of the 46th Csango Festival "La Izvorul Trotușului" - Performances of the folk dances of the Csangos from Moldova and Ghimes 
  • 18:00 – The show "For the Fatherland and Freedom" - compilation by Tibor Antal and László Diószegi 
  • 20:00 – Opening ceremony of the XXV-th International Dance Camp from Ghimeș 
  • Concert of the Ensemble "Kedves" 
  • 21:00 - 2:00 – Folk Dance
July 25 (Monday) 
Common breakfast – goodbye to the representatives of the twinned settlements 
-        Moldovan traditionalists from Pusztina, Somoska, Clézse and Külső Rekecsény 
-        "Bekecs" folk dance theater 
-        “Szabad Legények” Men's Dance Ensemble 
-        “Forró Gyöngyök” from the Hidegség 
-        The “Háromkút” dance ensemble 
-        The folk-dance ensemble "Kesice" from Lunca de Sus 
-        “Gyimesvölgye” Men's Choir 
-        The traditional dance ensemble "Ordasok" from Gyimesközéplok 
-        The traditionalist ensemble of the “Dani Gergely” school from Gyimesbükk 
-        "MaGoK" dance ensemble and "Virics" orchestra 
-        Dezső Fintu 
-        Ilona Nyisztor 
-        Attila Mihók and his orchestra 
-        „Ördögszekér” Orchestra
-        The "Zurgó" ensemble 
-        “Kedves” Orchestra 
-        "Zsendice" Orchestra 
-        "Vonós" Orchestra and Choir from Gyimesközéplok 
-        The traditionalist craftsmen "Csángórózsa" from Gyimesközéplok
-        Halvirág Puppet Theater 
-        Pittyes 2-es 
-        Sándor Homonyik and his orchestra
Sponsors and supporters: 
Nemzeti Kulturális Alap, Bethlen Gábor Alap, Csillag Guesthouse, Fatányéros Guesthouse, Visit Harghita, “Bigyó Mesterház”, Interszerv Molnár SRL., Nagy - Nibán SRL, Csangó Youth Community from Gyimesközéplok, Volunteer Firefighters from Gyimesközéplok, Milk Processing and Valoring “Tatros”, Local Council of Csíkszépvíz, “Pogányhavas” Microregional Association, LK.- Kreativ ART Galery, Village Library and Museum of Gyimesközéplok, Association of Tourist Pensions from Gyimes Valley, Mobile Kitchen of Gyimesközéplok
Harghita County Council - Cultural Center of Harghita County 
Council of Gyimesközélok
The main patron of the event is Prof. Dr. Miklós Kásler