Haferland Week

Event Program Haferland Week 2017

09 August – Archita
“An invitation for lunch”

10.00   Brunch with local dishes / Photographic Exhibition “Archita” / Music and dances
14.00   A walk through the hills to Roadeș

The access to the brunch is subject to an entry fee based on reservation: office@fundatia-michael-schmidt.org, tel. 0755545029

09 August – Roades
Village Celebration About culinary legends and much more

15.00  Music and dances / Celebrate with the Tabaluga
Children’s Club / Workshops and activities for all age

10 August – Homorod
We welcome the Homorod village into the Haferland family!

10.00   Religious Service in the Fortified Church / Homorod
14.00   Guided walks through the woods / Carriage trips to Traditions Exhibition / Traditional Food

12.00   Transylvanian Saxon music with the ”Lidertrun” Band
13.00   Transylvanian Saxon dances with the ”Biberach” Group
14.00   Presentation of the Homorod Fortified Church and the old Parish House
18.00   Theatrical play ”De Diätkur”, written & presented by the Homorod Saxon Community
19.00   An evening of music

10 August – Viscri
Church Organ Celebration!

14.00   Lunch served in the garden of the old parish house
18.00   Music concert in the Fortified Church, ”Ein’ feste Burg”, conducted by Jürg Leutert, dedicated to the 200 year anniversary of the Viscri Thois organ
19.30   Evening picnic with bacon treats
The access to lunch is subject to an entry fee based on reservation: office@fundatia-michael-schmidt.org, tel. 0755545029

11 August – Bunesti
A different kind of history lesson!

9.00   Traditional breakfast in the church yard
9.30   Church blessing / Explore the Haferland landscape by bike or horse-drawn carriage – an enlightening trip through the Saxon village organization and the unique natural heritage, lunch break in Meșendorf
10.00   Local dishes served in the garden of the Fortified Church / Craftsmanship workshops / Church presentation (activities taking place in parallel with the bike and carriage trip)
16.00   Old stories of Haferland shared by the Transylvanian Saxons
17.30    Religious Service in the Fortified Church
The bike and carriage trips are subject to reservation. For details and reservations:
office@fundatia-michael-schmidt.org, tel. 0755545029

11 August – Saschiz
Musical Brunch

12.00   Organ concert in the Fortified Church
12.30   Musical Brunch, dishes prepared by Vecinătatea Femeilor din Saschiz, music & dances with the ”Towersey Morris Men”, the ”Berkamstead Ukulele Band”, the Biertan folk group, the “Romanasul” assemble from Albesti and  Saschiz
Ceramic workshop / Photographic exhibition with old and new pictures of the Saschiz Castle /
Local producers’ outlets
13.30   Guided tours to the Saschiz Village Castle
The access to the brunch is subject to an entry fee based on reservation: vecinatateafemeilor@yahoo.com, tel. 0752264586

11 august – Crit
The Transylvanian Saxon Ball

19:00  Enjoy the atmosphere of the traditional Saxon ball with the Feeling Band from Germany Transylvanian Saxon food, ideal for a party celebration
The access to the ball is subject to an entry fee, for details and registration office@fundatia-michael-schmidt.org, tel. 0755545029

12 august – Mesendorf
About culinary legends and much more

11.00   Religious Service in the Fortified Church
13.00   A gastronomic encounter, the local story of Transylvanian Saxon and Italian dishes
Brass band music and dances
14.00   Guided walks through the woods / Carriage trips to Paraul Dracului, a local attraction
15.00   Organ concert with Klaus-Dieter Untch
18.00    Film viewing, ”Transylvanian Saxons”, by Jessica Marina Klein
The guided tours and trips are subject to reservation. For registration:
office@fundatia-michael-schmidt.org, tel. 0755545029

12 august – Rupea
The long history of the Transylvanian Saxons in Rupea!

16.00   A demonstration of local traditions, the ”Route to the Bread”, by Junii Cetații / Multicultural folk dances Photographic exhibition, ”Ein’ feste Burg”, Prof. Dr. Jürgen van Buer / Workshops & exhibitions: painting, handicraft, weaving
20.00   Outdoor film viewing, ”Pasaport de Germania” (Trading Germans), directed by Razvan Georgescu

13 August – Crit
Transylvanian Saxon traditions in legendary fayre!

11.00   Religious Service in the Fortified Church / Organ music
12.00   Speeches by the guests of honour
A journey through the old Transylvanian recipes, Saxon Brunch
Activities for children
Photographic exhibition, ”Ein’ feste Burg“, Prof. Dr. Jürgen van Buer
13.00   Music and Transylvanian Saxon dances: admire, learn and take part
14.00   Memories about the future of the Saxon villages: reading in the German & Romanian language with special guests

15.30   Piano recital and audiovisual presentation , ”Following in the footsteps of the wonder child in Transylvania, Carl Filtsch”, presented by Brigitte Drodtloff
17.30   Theater play, ”A mirror… in time”, presented by the  students of the Johannes Honterus college in Brasov
19.00   An evening of music within the fortified walls, a captivating combination of styles with the Acker Quartet
14 August – Cloasterf

11.00  Brunch with local dishes in the Fortified Church yard
Trips on the horse-drawn carriages to the out of village attractions
12.30  Treasure hunt – Exploring Haferland’s hidden treasures
15.00   Music concert Bourbon Jazz Unit, in the Cloasterf Fortified Church.

The access to the brunch is subject to an entry fee based on reservation : office@fundatia-michael-schmidt.org, tel. 0755545029

 

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