The honey fair
The National Museum of the "Dimitrie Gusti" Village invites you from May 22-23, 2021 to the first edition of the "Honey Fair". The event is dedicated to the celebration of International Bee Day, marked every year on May 20, and will include a series of meetings with beekeepers from all over the country to talk to us about the benefits of honey and the importance of the bee for all of humanity. Albert Einstein used to say that "when the bees disappear from the face of the Earth, man will have only four years left to live".
On May 23, the book will be presentedVeceslav Harnaj, Dedicated the personality of the one who laid the foundations of modern Romanian beekeeping and more. Between 1964-1974, Veceslav Harnaj created in Romania a beekeeping complex unique in the world: a Beekeeping Combine, a Beekeeping Research and Production Institute, a Beekeeping High School, an International Institute of Beekeeping Technology and Economy. The Association of Beekeepers of Romania was, at the time, the first professional association in the world under private law that had a research institute and a production unit.
The event at the National Village Museum will also include a series of workshops for children and meetings with artisans.
World Bee Day was established by the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) in 2017, at the proposal of the Association of Beekeepers of the Republic of Slovenia to highlight the importance of bees for humanity and to draw attention to the need to protect them, as well as other pollinators . The chosen date represents the birthday of Anton Jana (May 20, 1734 – September 13, 1773), considered a pioneer and an important expert of modern beekeeping.