The Maria Lataretu Historic House from Bengesti-Ciocadia commune, Gorj county, was built by a cultural organization which works on maintaining alive the memory of Maria Lataretu, named ”the skylark of the Gorj county”. The Historic House exhibits personal objects that belonged to Maria Lataretu and prizes that she won at various competitions throughout her life.
Maria Lataretu was born in Bengesti-Ciocadia commune and was one of the most important folk music singers from Romania. The Historic-House is an homage to her great career and love of traditional music. The House is managed by The ”Alexandru Stefulescu” Gorj County Museum.
It can be visited every day, from Tuesday to Sunday, between 9,00 – 17,00. The visiting fee is 3 lei for adults and 1.5 lei for students or children.
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