19th Marosszék Folk music and dance camp

Sambrias village, Murescounty
9-16 of July 2017


Main sponsor:


Jobbágytelke (Sambrias or Simbrias) village, Mures county, Romania.

You can reach the village from

Târgu Mures (33 km) or Sovata (36 km) or Reghin (44 km).



Folk Center Foundation


Local Mayor's Office


Activities/Special Events:
- Dance teaching
- Dances from Marossárpatak and Nyárádselye daily for experienced dancers. Dance teachers: Csaba László, Zsolt László,Ildikó László Bartha
- Dances from Jobbágytelke daily for experienced dancers. Dance teachers: Orbán Csaba, Bereczki Szilárd, Bereczki Hajnal, Simó Rita
- Dances from Székelymezőség ( Mezőkölpény) every evening for gourmets dancers. Dance teachers:
Elemér Kádár, Rozália Molnár
- Dances from Jobbágytelke daily for starting dancers. Dance teachers: Orbán Kálmán, Orbán Zsófia
- Dances from Nyárádmente daily for children. Dance teachers: János Fazakas, Emese Fazakas
- Folksong teaching ( „Marosszék” region songs): taught by Magda Kásler
- Folk music tuition (fiddle, viola and base): the Péterlaki musicians, under the guidance of András Sinkó
- Music provided by the Aladár Csiszár band, MAGOS band ,
ÜVER band, ÖVES band and authentic village musicians
- „Táncház” (Dancehouse) every night with the participation and performance from authentic village groups and local village dancers, musicians and singers
- Ethnographical lectures
- Presentation/showcasing of traditional folk professions, local handicraft production and village activities and functions (straw weaving, straw hat sawing, blacksmith work, cowmilking, harvesting and breadbaking)
- Handicraft workshop
- In the village and surrounds there will be opportunities for ethnographical data collection
- Photographical exhibition: Bereczki Szilárd, Mosoni Csongor
- Ethnographical film screenings
- Quiz games
- Village museum
- A wide variety of entertaining complementary activities
- Day-trip to the „Esztena”, meeting with local shepherds, campfires
- Folk-pub with music till dawn.
- Surprises

Breathtaking Transylvanian scenery combined with rustic village ambience welcomes all visitors who attend this soul invigorating event.
This camp, being based on the time-honoured dances, music, folk-customs and handicraft heritage of the „Marosszék” region, will surely acquaint all attendees with the intellectual, traditional and cultural values of the region.
We warmly welcome singles, couples or groups regardless of age or any prior experience.

Camp Constitution

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- Three main meals daily (vegeterians also caterd for).  On the menu there will be traditional village dishes
- Lodgement in tents (if you bring your own), or, for a nominal fee, at families (if you request this at the time of your application)
- Hot water shower facilities
- Medical supervision

Additional/complementary activities in your leisure time:
- Horse-riding
- Horse-cart rides
- Archery
- Swimming (Medve lake, near Szováta, the Nyárád river or the near-by lake of Nádas.

Please refer regularly to our homepage to be informed of any changes that may happen.

We welcome any helping ideas, suggestions, inspirations.

The organizers reserve the right to amend the programme.

Those wishing to „relax”, please abstain from attendance in this camp!

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