Episode V.3 – “Modernizing the past” in Dezmir village

18Oct - by Mihai Deac - 0 - In Episodes/Stories Romania

Location: Dezmir, Romania

Hosts and organizers: GAL Napoca Porolissum

Participants (organisations): UNMFFREO (France), FD MFR Reunion (France), IFOCAP (France), Sol et Civilisation (France), OFFA (Belgium), Verkmenntaskoli – VMA (Iceland), Vivasol (Lithuania)


A handicrafts workshop was visited. Funded by the Foundation World Vision, it is a place where both villagers and inhabitants of the nearby city go to learn about traditional handicrafts such as sowing and pottery. The association has had several EU funded programs for training in these traditional domains.

Governance :
Woman president with sensitivity of the collective, federator of a collective where everyone is important, where everyone is valued

Perpetuation of tradition by the ancients
Concerned to make it a living tradition

Supporting young urban women with a business creation project
These women who have work elsewhere know how to transpose the tradition into modern clothes that meet the demand of a market

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