Journal of Danubian Studies and Research, Vol 1, No 1 (2011)

Ethnic Communities in the Danube Delta. A Cultural Dialogue

Steluta Parau


Ethnographic research in the Danube Delta reveals particular features of traditional culture
and way of life in the area, pointing out to the importance of the human factor in shaping the specific
character of the Delta habitat. As anywhere else, humans have engaged into a dialogue with nature,
ready to adapt to the environment and to relate to it. The Danube Delta appears as an interethnic
habitat. The way of life and the system of beliefs and customs prove that the Danube Delta area
shares the coordinates of coethnicity with Dobrudja region with certain differences determined by
habitat on one hand and by particular features of the ethnic groups living in the area on the other


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