IA Mania

festival of traditional arts and crafts

  • 05 July

  • Holercani

COVID-19 Info

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many events to be cancelled or postponed due to a country's government imposed restrictions of large gatherings. Therefore, we recommend that you contact the ticket seller or the event organizer in order to find out more details about the event. In the meantime, you can choose to visit a museum, a guesthouse or discover one of the tourist routes presented on the site.

Description

Do you want to know and understand Moldovans better? Discover the cultural traditions of Moldova at IA Mania. Founded in 2013, the festival promotes traditional hand-embroidered blouses and supports the craftsmen who carefully preserve this tradition. The event is organized on the banks of the Nistru River and gathers artisans who display handmade objects, chefs who cook traditional recipes, musicians and dancers all in the Holercani village stadium. The festival hosts the Mandria, Pride, contest for young designers who present fashion collections inspired by local traditions. A mural art contest, Cai verzi pe pereti, and the Podul de flori conference celebrate folklore inspired traditions.

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