Peasant Museum in Bucharest hosts St. Ilie Fair this weekend
The Romanian Peasant Museum in Bucharest will host a St. Ilie Fair between July 17 and July 19.
Various artisans will showcase wood-made items, ceramics, fabrics, toys, jewelry, painted eggs, and icons.
Those who visit the fair will also find a variety of home-made cakes, honey, and the traditional plum brandy ţuică.
They can also browse or purchase the museum’s publications, including books on ethnology topics and albums.
The fair is open between 10:00 and 18:00.
The St. Ilie celebration marks the end of the pastoral summer, when shepherds were allowed to descend to villages for the first time since taking the sheep up to the sheepfold.