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History carved in sandstones: preservation of old tombstones in Havadtő
History carved in sandstones: preservation of old tombstones in Havadtő
11.07.2016 | Mureş

Young Belgian Scouts helped with the preservation work of the tombstones at the cemetery in Havadtő / Viforoasa. Over four hundred sandstone memorials reminisce centuries past in the small town of Maros / Mureș county, in the region's most valuable old cemetery, for the preservation of which the Pro Havadtő Association has worked to raise public awareness in the past few years.


Vincze Loránt, FUEN vice president: From a European perspective it is unacceptable how the mayor of Târgu-Mureș refuses compliance with the rights of the local Hungarian community
Vincze Loránt, FUEN vice president: From a European perspective it is unacceptable how the mayor of Târgu-Mureș refuses compliance with the rights of the local Hungarian community

The mayor of the town of Târgu-Mureș, where almost half of the city population is Hungarian, refused the request of Hungarian organisations to have cultural events organised in the main square of the city. In our opinion, such a request can only be rejected based an serious security threats, but a cultural event obviously cannot offer such a ground - stated Loránt VINCZE at a conference organized in Szentistván, in Mures county, in the central part of Romania.