My grandfather alwasy was saying: "It’s a sin to throw away the skin taken from the dead animal, be it a successful hunting trophy, or a domestic sheep," At all times and among all peoples, leather served as the basic material for clothing and footwear. The ways of its manufacture were different and sometimes quite … Продолжить чтение SKINING IN GAGAUZIA

Gagauzian Folk arts and crafts

CARPET WEAVING The history of Gagauz carpet weaving has very deep roots. It is known that this occupation was well developed among the nomadic Turkic tribes, and, according to some scholars, it was they who brought this ancient folk craft to Europe. The similarity of pictorial motifs led scientists to believe that the carpet patterns … Продолжить чтение Gagauzian Folk arts and crafts

Taste a piece of Gagauzia

In the folk cuisine of sedentary Gagauz, many traits of nomadic life are traced (in special processing of milk, storage of meat, cottage cheese, cheese in the skin, etc.). Bread occupied an important place in nutrition. Popular cakes, including puff with cheese (kiirma), peppered sauces (manja), aspic.  It is characterized by the prevalence of high-calorie … Продолжить чтение Taste a piece of Gagauzia

Endangered wooden birds of Gagauzia

Beshalma village Windmill  A windmill is an environmentally friendly mechanism that generates energy from natural elements, in this case using wind energy. Wind energy is the converted energy of solar radiation, and while the sun is shining, the winds will also blow. Thus, the wind is also a renewable source of energy. People use wind … Продолжить чтение Endangered wooden birds of Gagauzia

Want to Know More About Gagauz Culture? Go to a Museum!

Author: Andreas Korsholm Sørensen If you are going to Gagauzia and would like to know more about regional culture, a museum is an excellent starting point. So, in this post you will get a short introduction to the most important museums in region where you can learn more about the history and traditions of Gagauzia. … Продолжить чтение Want to Know More About Gagauz Culture? Go to a Museum!

Хотите узнать больше о гагаузской культуре? Идите в музей!

Aвтор: Andreas Korsholm Sørensen Если вы собираетесь в Гагаузию и хотели бы узнать больше о гагаузской культуре, музей является отличной отправной точкой. Итак, в этом посте вы познакомитесь с самыми важными музеями региона, где сможете больше узнать об истории и традициях Гагаузии. Комратский краеведческий музей Если вы турист и новичок, я рекомендую вам отправиться прямо … Продолжить чтение Хотите узнать больше о гагаузской культуре? Идите в музей!

Hederlez 2019: Old traditions with a modern twist

Author: Alla Buuk On May 5th, the national holiday Hederlez was celebrated in Gagauzia. Large-scale celebrations, in line with long-held tradition, were held in Ceadir-Lunga at the At-Prolin horse farm. The festival was attended by residents of Gagauzia, representatives of diplomatic missions accredited in Moldova, as well as guests and tourists from different parts of … Продолжить чтение Hederlez 2019: Old traditions with a modern twist

Хедерлез 2019: Старинная традиция с новыми элементами

Aвтор: Аlla Buuk 5 мая в Гагаузии отметили национальный праздник Хедерлез. Масштабные празднования, по традиции, прошли в Чадыр-Лунге на конеферме «Ат-Пролин». Участниками фестиваля стали жители Гагаузии, представители дипломатических миссий, аккредитованных в Молдове, а также гости и туристы из разных уголков мира. Для гостей праздника были подготовлены различные зоны по интересам: здесь можно было посетить ярмарку … Продолжить чтение Хедерлез 2019: Старинная традиция с новыми элементами