The traditional match-making fair at Gaina Mountain will take place this year on July 18th and 19th. The maiden fair has been taking place yearly for the last two hundred years and its date is traditionally set in the weekend closest to the St. Ilie celebrations on July 20th.

Young maidens looking for a husband come at the event with their parents and display their dower in hand-painted wooden chests. The fair also includes a parade of traditional clothing, an exhibition of hand-crafted items, a folk music show, fireworks and many other music events.

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