Dear Lords and Ladies, supporters, friends of Movile, Transylvanian enthusiasts and noble donors,
we hope that this Newsletter XXIII reaches you in good health. Despite the ongoing worldwide pandemic, we have continued to work diligently on our project this year. Two of our club members moved to Movile and Harbach Valley just before the pandemic started. This was a big advantage and our ideas and projects could continue to be pursued with great enthusiasm despite the very limited travel possibilities.
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 […]
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 […]
In August 2017 a very special event took place in Movile: a group of teenagers from the protestant parish in Berlin-Kreuzberg spent their yearly summer camp in Transylvania. We designed the program for their two weeks long stay in Romania and offered the teenagers a special insight into Transylvania and a fascinating and diversified summertime.
Dear friends of the Movile Churchfortress Project, we want to wish all of you a happy new year and would like to give you a small update about the recent activities in the last year and an outlook on our planned activities in the upcoming year.
The documentation of the construction site at the Teacher’s House in summer 2016 is completed. Everybody who could not be present can get an image of the works and achievements. Enjoy reading!
After very intensive times of work and long discussions, we now also have an official logo! Our logo design group didn’t make it easy for themselves. A lot of drafts have been drawn, discussed and refused again. Finally, a colorful logo with stylised hills and the fortified church in the foreground has been chosen.
We are looking for support for our current project, the restoration of the Teacher’s House in Movile. We have put togehter a call for donations with inforamtion and are more than happy about any support! Wir suchen Unterstützung für unser aktuelles Projekt, die Instandsetzung des Lehrerhauses. Dazu haben wir einen Spendenaufruf mit Informationen zusammengestellt und […]
In preparation for the Transsilvanian Brunch on July 30th 2016 and as part of the future exhibiton in the “Portenturm” we have created three posters displaying the history of the village and the fortified church of Movile.
Just a few days after we finally got our account for donations we are already able to announce the first donations!