Blaj 2011

Blaj 2011

In 2011, Blaj city was the location of the festival. Blaj represents an old cultural and historic center and a new educational and economic one. “Câmpia Libertăţii” in Blaj, the area where the historic Grand National Assembly (1848) took place, will host the festival at the end of July.

Here is a short list of events and activities that were included in 2011’s festival program: handcraft and agro-regional products stands, cheese, wine and honey stands as well, special events dedicated to children (cheese-tasting, “Educate your senses” workshops, cooking contests), stage program, open air cinema, cultural tourism, gastronomy and hospitality education.

The Transilvania Fest 2011 in figures:

  • 3 days of festival (July 29-31)
  • Over 70 stands: 44 producers, 27 craftsmen and 6 NGOs
  • 534 accommodations covered in the three days of the festival
  • Over 300 participants including: producers, craftsmen, mass media representatives , artists, volunteers
  • 800 vizitors per day
  • Over 30 volunteers from Turda, Blaj, Oxford Brookes and the US Peace Corps
  • Over 15 hours of training were delivered in the community by specialists trainers from:
    British Council to schools on the subject of education,
    Reper 21 focused on sustainable development and events and
    Allberry focused on selling techniques and creating a working association for small producers and craftsmen
  • 160 guests attended the two gala dinners dedicated to the restoration of the Palace of Culture
  • 12 qualified architectural solutions for the Blaj Palace of Culture restoration competition
  • 20 hours of stage entertainment program
  • Over 300 online and offline media articles
  • 7000 pieces of printed promotional materials
  • Over 16 hours of rain : (

Transilvania Fest in pictures

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