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The professional folk ensemble “Cununa Carpaţilor ” was founded in 1948, having young artists – musicians, dancers, singers – who under the leadership of competent specialists prepared and presented numerous extraordinary shows over the years.

 

The high quality of shows, the diversity of the repertoire, the chromatics of the costumes, the unbelievable performances made the ”Cununa Carpaților” folk ensemble to successfully represent Romanian folklore in its most authentic forms on stages in: U.S.A. – 1977, China, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos – 1979, Sudan – 1982, Denmark – 1985, Sweden, Norway – 1986, Italy, Germany, Greece, Turkey – 1987, Cyprus, France, U.S.S.R. – 1988, France, Bulgaria, Hungary, England – 1990, The Netherlands – 1992, Greece, Syria – 1995, The Netherlands – 1997, Poland, Ukraine, Italy – 1999, Portugal – 2000, France, Greece – 2001, China – 2002, Spain – 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, The Netherlands, Austria – 2006, China, Austria – 2007, Greece – 2010, Turkey – 2016.

 

The ensemble has young professional dancers who work with choreographer VIOREL CIOACĂ. The folk orchestra is made up of musicians who play traditional folk instruments, led with professionalism by a faithful friend of the folk song, conductor GHEORGHE POPA – a tárogató virtuoso.