Romanian traditions

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An old craft renewed. Traditional tiles that have been produced în Apoș, in a project founded by Prince Charles, have been donated to the craftsman who has the real gift of preserving the Romanian customs. Foto © asociatiamonumentum.ro

An old craft renewed. Traditional tiles that have been produced în Apoș, in a project founded by Prince Charles, have been donated to the craftsman who has the real gift of preserving the Romanian customs. Foto © asociatiamonumentum.ro

Where does the name "may" come for the calendar month? And what traditions are linked to this particular month?

Where does the name "may" come for the calendar month? And what traditions are linked to this particular month?

Happy Easter ! Learn why romanians paint the eggs in various colors

Happy Easter ! Learn why romanians paint the eggs in various colors

Not quite a Romanian tradition, but a worldwide one. Here's your chance to learn why socks of all colors and sizes are a symbol of Christmas

Not quite a Romanian tradition, but a worldwide one. Here's your chance to learn why socks of all colors and sizes are a symbol of Christmas

St. Andrew is the patron saint of Romania. Lots of superstitions and traditions have traveled through time till today, in connection to the 30th of November.

St. Andrew is the patron saint of Romania. Lots of superstitions and traditions have traveled through time till today, in connection to the 30th of November.

Rusalii - the name we give for this traditions that we also call Summer Elderly. As every year, this holiday is the most important after Easter and lasts three days. In the picture: Dretea Church in the open-air musem Dumbrava Sibiului (don't miss it when you're in Sibiu)

Rusalii - the name we give for this traditions that we also call Summer Elderly. As every year, this holiday is the most important after Easter and lasts three days. In the picture: Dretea Church in the open-air musem Dumbrava Sibiului (don't miss it when you're in Sibiu)

"Sanzaiene", the Romanian priestesses of Sun, are celebrated today, July 7th. One of those traditions that we still keep..

"Sanzaiene", the Romanian priestesses of Sun, are celebrated today, July 7th. One of those traditions that we still keep..

This tradition, called "Ţuru" is actually a game similar to oina, which has been played in Mediaş, Sibiu, since 1850. If you're in town, be sure to watch the game this Sunday!

This tradition, called "Ţuru" is actually a game similar to oina, which has been played in Mediaş, Sibiu, since 1850. If you're in town, be sure to watch the game this Sunday!

Lambs' snow, the name Romanians give to snows before Easter.

Lambs' snow, the name Romanians give to snows before Easter.

Each Sunday before the orthodox Easter, called the Flowers Sunday, Romanians go to church with willow branches to keep them safe through the year.

Each Sunday before the orthodox Easter, called the Flowers Sunday, Romanians go to church with willow branches to keep them safe through the year.


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