Posted by: Mazur Rodica
News / Culture
28 Feb. 2020 / 19:01
Exhibition of martisors in Parliament
An exhibition with sale of martisors executed by folk craftsmen from different regions of the country was opened in Parliament. The exhibition, entitled "Spring that unites us", brought together many guests and participants, representatives of different ethnicities. The martisors executed in the traditional style have kept, at the same time, distinct elements of the ethnic groups of which the artisans belong.
In this way, the Legislature marked one of the most beloved holidays of our people - the "Martisor" - the messenger of spring.
Adrian Lebedinschi, chairman of the Culture, Education, Research, Youth, Sports and Media Commission, greeted the protagonists and guests of the exhibition and mentioned that "The Martisor" is the holiday that represents us and is part of the national cultural heritage of the Republic of Moldova. At the same time, the deputy noted that it is worthy of pride and highest appreciation that the "Martisor" was included in the Representative List of UNESCO intangible cultural heritage.
Deputy Arina Spătaru welcomed the popular craftsmen and artisans and thanked them that on the eve of March 1 they offered visitors the opportunity to procure martisors made with soul and talent for loved ones.
Nicolai Croitor, the president of the Association of Popular Artisans of Gagauzia, Ina Motrescu, a popular artisan from the city of Balti, thanked the organizers for the beautiful opportunity to present their work within the parliamentary institution.