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Честита Баба Марта  to all my friends. /Happy grandmother Marta/ –  This is an old pagan tradition that remains almost unchanged today.  Bulgarians exchange and wear white and red tassels. The common belief is that by wearing the red and white colours of the martenitsa people ask Baba Marta for mercy.

As Baba Marta is a very popular Bulgarian tradition, everyone does it. One may regard it as a symbol.

An old bulgarian tradition - the Martenitsa. Each  March bulgarians exchange these small decorations which symbolize the wish for good health.

An old bulgarian tradition - the Martenitsa. Each March Bulgarians exchange these small decorations which symbolize the wish for good health, luck and happiness.

martisor cusut colul morii

martisor cusut colul morii

Мартеници - Вълна - Пано

Мартеници - Вълна - Пано

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