Valentine’s Day: A Day of Romance

Valentine’s Day occurs every February 14. Across the United States and in other places around the world, candy, flowers and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine. But who is this mysterious saint and where did these traditions come from and how did them got to our country? How did St. Valentine become associated with love and romance? Get the full story behind the holiday. The history of it is shorouded in mistery. Althought legend sais that he was a priest who served during the third century in Roman Empire. When Emperor Claudius II decided that single men made better soldiers than those with wives and families, he outlawed […]

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December 2018 in Brasov

December is finally here. Bells and whistles, presents and joy, everything in our beautiful town is already dressed for the winter holidays, so we are looking forward to meet your acquaintance. Ambient Hotel is welcoming you this month with love and warmth in our soul. By visiting us, you will be able to celebrate this month in a unique way. On 1st of December we do not only celebrate the National Day of our country, but we also celebrate 100 years anniversary since the Great Union. So, on this occasion, we manage to organize a romanian – style party where you are all invited. Ambient Resort will be the scene of all our warm hearted […]

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“Rusaliile” – Traditions & Superstitions

On the fiftieth day after the Resurrection and ten days after Ascension, is celebrated the Pentecost (Rusaliile) , which is the oldest Christian festival and is also the foundation of the Christian Church, because in this day about 3000 people were baptized and formed the first Christian community. The word «Rusalii» is derived from the Slavic word «Rusalka» rusalcele which means the water spirits like fairies, nymphs or demons of water that were celebrated to be softened in the first week of June. This pagan tradition has been passed to Christians, who called Rusalka «Drăgaica» (she-devil, demon). In that week, was forbidden washing, bathing or any other any activity that was related to water. This […]

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Oktoberfest en Brasov

Celebration of the end of the summer or the beginning of fall bring with itself happiness and joy. We feel nostalgia through a summer Jazz festival, the tumult of the autumn atmosphere that comes with Oktober Fest, as for entertainment Brasov will welcome Strand up Comedy Fest. The Jazz Festival at Bran Castle will be held between august 25-27 August and will take place as previous editions, in the inner court of the Bran Castle and the Evangelic Church Entrance. This year’s Edition will start with an exceptional concert by Svante Henryson-cello-piano, Jon Balke, Anders Jormin-bass and Audun Kleive: drums and percussion. The second day of the festival brings in front of the audience a […]

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