HERITAGE AT RISK Clockwise from top:
- Golescu House (restoration by Pro Patrimonio)
- Valeni village abandoned farm house
- Saschiz village fortified church tower fracture

See what is happening to a medieval Saxon church
More background on past-present of the royal family


. . . History Timeline (more)
- - - Royal family (more)

A Village that Wants to Live - Bogata
Arania Foundation see

Traditional architecture and folk industry
ASTRA Museum (Sibiu/Hermannstadt) see

Photo galleries of Saxon churches in Transylvania
Medieval Transylvania see

Saxon village area restoration and economic revitalization
Mihai Eminescu Trust see
PREM Report 2006 on restoration work see

Building and cultural site preservation
Pro Patrimonio see

Patrimony restoration and protection
Transylvania Trust see

Images of old Bucharest (see) - pre WW II

Return to CULTURE
FOLK ARTS photographed by Paul Nemes and presented by Romanian Folk Art Galleries (Cluj-Napoca)

Easter Traditions See
Painted Eggs
An ancient tradition still practiced as a treasured folk art. See more than 1000 examples elegantly photographed.
Christmas Traditions See
See small handcrafted wooden crosses beautifully presented
Masks and Crafts
See examples created by Tudor Seicarescu