Newsletter XIX

Dear friends of Churchfortress e.V., Lords and Ladies, we would like to use the year-end to tell you about our traditional winter meeting and to give you a short outlook on the new year But first of all we have a little Christmas present for you! In 2017/2018 we have used our knowledge to write […]

Newsletter XVIII

Dear Lords und Ladies, today is the best day of your week, because you receive another legendary newsletter about the wonderful Churchfortress Castle Project in Transylvania. Much has happened since the last newsletter in the summer of 2018: people came together and split up, historic and new building materials changed their place, local products were […]

Newsletter XVII

Dear Lords and Ladies, honourable Supporters, audible Friends and silent Fans, it’s summertime at our Castle! In this Newsletter XVII you get some cool and fresh information about the progress of our fantastic project in Movile / Hundertbücheln which will help you through the heat of the day. J It is amazing to see the […]

Landscape Workshop for Students in August 2018

As part of a project sponsored by the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP), the association churchfortress e.V. is organizing a five-day landscape workshop for students in August 2018 in cooperation with the Fundația Biserici Fortificate in Sibiu. The aim of the workshop is to qualify future landscape architects and planners, regional planners, architects and […]

Newsletter XV

Dear Lords and Ladies, friends and supporters,

it’s time to inform you about the progress and the plans of our churchfortress project. We opened up the season of 2018 on Easter week and welcomed spring to our castle. As always, we had a few intense but splendid days in the beautiful village of the hundred hills and thousand mysteries.

Buffaloes for Movile

With the support of your donnations we were able to bring back the first buffaloes to Movile for more than three decades. In historical times, buffaloes had been a common animal in many regions of Transilvania for centuries. The robust and strong animals helped ploughing the heavy soils of the farmland, they gave milk an […]

Newsletter XIV

Dear Lords and Ladies of Movile Castle, project partners, helpful supporters, reliable friends, audible and silent fans,   it has been some time since you heard from us, but  we  haven’t been idle. Just recently  the third traditional Wintermeeting of our association took place. Nearly twenty of us (which are, in fact, impressively nearly all […]

Wintermeeting 2017 in Freising

Snow is falling and winter is here, but we were not idle in the last weeks. On our traditional wintermeeting we recapped 2017 and prepared new and exciting projects for 2018! We had three days filled with a lot of work and fun, but see for yourself.   ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

Restoration works at the bacon tower

This year’s construction site at our bacon tower is underway. Managed by our fabulous friend Sebastian Bethge from the foundation of fortified churches (Fundatia Biserici Fortificate) and in cooperation with the Saxon community of Movile (HOG), the north tower of the medieval ensemble is being restored only under consideration of the heritage protection laws.