today’s holiday: Hora at Prislop

Hora at Prislop

The Hora is a dancing festival held at Mount Prislop at the TransylvaniaMoldavia border in Romania. The dancers of the hora carry big rings that symbolize the friendship of the people of the regions of Moldavia, Maramures, and Transylvania. The top artistic groups gather at Prislop Pass to present a parade in colorful folk costumes and then a program of songs and dances, ending with the lively peasant horas. Typical food dishes of the area are served and folk art is on display. More… Discuss

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