The Seklerland Craftsmen Association was founded in 2008 at Odorheiu Secuiesc with the participation of 18 founding members, having its sole purpose the efficient representation of their craftsmen. Over the years, some of the founders retracted, but the number of the adhering members is growing: today, we count over 40 craftsmen and folk artists.
Our Association counts among its members craftsmen from almost every corner of the historical Seklerland: we have members from the region Odorhei, Ciuc, Haromszek (mostly part of Covasna County) and Mures. We count members from all ages: the elders, but most active offer that tradition is kept, maintained and transmitted to the next generation – all this being extremely important to us.
The atmosphere in the organisation is a intimate one, this being fortified by organising several common trips, costume balls etc. Accordingly, it is a very important criteria in the selection phase of new members also the human component of the candidates, besides the quality of the products created.
Our Association takes an active part in organising craftsmen fairs, in partnership with the mayor’s offices. Among our association’s events we highlight the craftmen fairs held at the „One Thousand Sekler Maids’ Day” Festival and the one held at the Csiksomlyo pilgrimage, in May.
We are looking forward to see all interested in our folk arts, creative of crafted items, at our events!