Happy ‘Little March’!

Celebrated on March 1st, Mărțișor marks the beginning of spring. Boys usually offer girls mărțișoare, charms tied with a red and white thread, as a sign of friendship. Related to Mărțișor and also a symbol for spring in Romania is the snowdrop flower. Mărțișor means ‘Little March’ in Romanian.

Sînziene – Mărţişor

The Mărţişor – a Romanian ancient tradition

UNESCO: Cultural practices associated to the 1st of March

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