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Explore the history and evolution of the Society Farsharotu, from its founding to the present day, and that of the wider Aromanian community in the US and globally.

Letters, Journals & Programs

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Society Pendants over the Decades

Current Officers

Robert J. Nicola
Fr. George Coca
Nicholas S. Balamaci
George C. Fatsy

Our Past Presidents

From left: Bill Balamaci, Nick Fatse, Dina Vanghele, Bob Nicola, Andrea Colimitra, George Fatsy, & Aurel Ciufecu

Articles Regarding Founding

History of the Society Farsarotul

While benevolent societies have existed for many centuries, the specific roots of the Society Farsarotul may lie in the guild system of Ottoman cities. Guilds

From Our Newsletter

Resurrecting Aromanian Culture

Whom are we kidding when we speak of preserving Aromanian culture for posterity? There are two ways to preserve a culture for the future: alive, in

Touring the Vlach Villages of Greece

Seventy-eight years after the publication of Wace & Thompson’s Nomads of the Balkans, the Vlachs and their villages have suddenly inspired cultural interest and academic inquiry.

Community News

The Society notes with sadness the passing of longtime members Nisa Nastu in Rumania and Constance Balamaci and Pandely Teja in the USA. Christolu s’la liearta

Community News

We are pleased to welcome the following new members: Dennis Adams Beaufort, SC Evgenija Colakovski Middle Village, NY Kenneth A. Bicki Belmont, NC James A.

Community News

We welcome with great pleasure the following new members: James Perkins New Milford, CT Thomas R. Fatse New York, NY G.Brajituli Bonn, W.Germany L.Thomas Babu

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