Traditions and superstitions

4 traditions and superstitions

Martisor - the celebration of spring

Martisor is a Romanian ancient tradition, it’s been dated for 8000 years, which celebrates the beginning of the spring on 1 March. Is the celebration of joy, freshness, the victory of Good against Bad. The...

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Night of the Saint Andrew

On the 30th of November, Romaian people is celebrating Saint Andrew, the spiritual patriarch of Romania.

The night before Saint Andrew's Eve is known as the night of the ghosts( strigoi), strigoi means in Romanian...

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Holiday of Saint Nicolae

Saint Nicolae is the spiritual patriarch in Holland, Russia, Greece, France and in a lot of cities from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy and Belgium. He is known as the protector of poor people, sailors, tradesmen,...

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Christmas traditions and superstitions

In many romanian villages, in Christmas Eve, exists the tradition to smear the cattles and stables with garlic to keep away the bad spiritis. The people are smeared as well with garlic on the forehead,...

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