Romania & Morocco (Rituals)

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Since Romania is a religious country at its origin, it has Easter as a time of celebration. It's one of the more liked and celebrated events by Romanians as it marks a time in which entire families reunite. As customary, eggs are decorated using unique patterns and colors when compared to other countries.

Painted eggs for the Orthodox Easter - buy this stock photo on Shutterstock & find other images.

This image represents the Cucuteni culture, an ancient archeological culture that was predominant in Romania, Moldova and Ukraine. In Romania, it serves as an important historical reminder of the cultural rituals that took place within the soil that eventually became Romania. This is especially true when talking about artistic influences and the origin of pottery within Romania.

Female Figurine (front and back) fired clay, Cucuteni, Drăguşeni, BCE, Botoşani County Museum.

This image depicts a group of Romanians in their traditional activities. During these activities large groups of people come traditionally dressed to dance, sing and share happiness. Those are the main characteristics that mark rural Romania's traditions, such traditions rarely occur in urban Romania at this point.

This image depicts a group of Romanians in their traditional activities. During these activities large groups of people come traditionally dressed to dance, sing and share happiness. Those are the main characteristics that mark rural Romania's traditions, such traditions rarely occur in urban Romania at this point.

On the first wedding day, which is called the "Henna" day, is when the girl gets her hands and feet "tattooed" with henna. It is of customs that the groom comes in and gets a small cloth of Henna pushed in the palm of his hand.

On the first wedding day, which is called the "Henna" day, is when the girl gets her hands and feet "tattooed" with henna. It is of customs that the groom comes in and gets a small cloth of Henna pushed in the palm of his hand.

This is a RoseWater container. Instead of throwing rice at the bride and groom during their wedding, the bridesmaids get a rosewater container to sprinkle the newly weds with "luck" and "happiness".

This is a RoseWater container. Instead of throwing rice at the bride and groom during their wedding, the bridesmaids get a rosewater container to sprinkle the newly weds with "luck" and "happiness".

It is a tradition to eat this Couscous dish on a Friday after prayers in Morocco. The dish is typically made with seven different veggies and meat.

This famous Moroccan dish features a mound of steamed couscous topped by stewed vegetables and meat. Very delicious!

Every Friday, during the Dhur prayers (afternoon prayers) mosques are packed with visitors. Everything is closed between 12:00-15:00. This is so that people can go to the mosque and enjoy Couscous after prayers.

Every Friday, during the Dhur prayers (afternoon prayers) mosques are packed with visitors. Everything is closed between This is so that people can go to the mosque and enjoy Couscous after prayers.

This is a Romanian Orthodox cross composed of wax and incense. It is meant to represent that Romania, being a religious country to a large extent, features many religious rituals. Nowadays, these rituals are not so predominant in urban areas, but they are still considered highly important in rural areas.

Romanian Orthodox Cross Aromatic Wall Crucifix made with pure beeswax mastic and incense

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