Caracal is preparing for the festival!
International Folklore Festival - "Căluşul Românesc", this year at its 49th edition!
The City Hall of Caracal, in collaboration with the National Tourist Information and Promotion Center of the city, invites you to be part of the story of the Romanian cow who lived in Romanati for half a century.
In 1969, it was decided that, annually, in Olt County, the Festival - Interjudicial Competition "Căluşul Românesc" will take place. The first nine editions were held in Slatina, and from 1978 in Caracal. Today, under the name of the International Folklore Festival "Căluşul românesc". Throughout this period, more than 1,700 bands of corsairs, corsets and pants have evolved on the stage of the festival, bringing together almost 43,000 dancers, hundreds of folk ensembles from the country and abroad, orchestras and folk music soloists.
The parade of the folk folk port and folk ensembles and folk ensembles in the country and abroad are always a frenzy of rhythms and colors, choreographed figures of the most varied, shouting and rapid beatings, a true ethnofolcloric recital, in which Oltenian horns and Serbs catch up in beauty with the mountain pass, the graceful jump of Transylvanian dance, the Moldavian tropots and the unusual costumes and popular games of the guests outside the country.
Within the framework of the festival, in collaboration with the National Tourist Information and Promotion Center in Caracal, the Traditional Crafts Fair is organized to support small craftsmen, gastronomy and small local entrepreneurs in promoting their own products under the brand "PRODUS in Romanati" and to promote local culture, traditions, products and services. The exhibition exhibits local producers of food, clothes - clothing, furniture, craftsmen, artisans, gourmet products, tourist services providers, flower producers.
Every summer, during the Pentecost week, all the corners of the country gather in the Romanate Plain, in Caracal, for a few days, the capital of the Romanian horseman, the folk choirs and folk ensembles of Oltenia and Wallachia, folk costumes and ensembles from Banat and Transylvania, and folk ensembles from Moldova, folk ensembles from Spain, Bulgaria, Republic of Moldova, Italy, Serbia, Slovakia, Israel, Portugal, Great Britain, Russia, Albania united by the same sweetness of the brotherhood in customs. The festival encourages the circulation of national and international values and fosters the cultural dialogue between the roles of the choirs, folk ensembles in the main ethno-folkloric areas of our country, researchers and choreographers and the invited countries participating in the festival.
You will find the program of this edition in the poster poster!