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Romanian traditions on the Beheading of St. John the Baptist

The Eastern Orthodox and Byzantine Catholic churches celebrate the Beheading of St. John the Baptist on August 29. The feast represents the last great holiday of the religious year that is ending on August 31. Besides being a day of ...

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Prince Charles met President Iohannis, PM Dancila in Bucharest

President Klaus Iohannis welcomed Prince Charles at the Cotroceni Palace, on Wednesday, talking such topics as the bilateral strategic partnership and economic ties. The Romanian President praised the involvement of the Prince of Wales in charitable activities in Romania and ...

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Traditions and customs on Maundy Thursday in Romania

Maundy Thursday (also known as Holy Thursday, Covenant Thursday, Great and Holy Thursday, Sheer Thursday, or Thursday of Mysteries is the holy day falling on the Thursday before Easter, marking the Maundy and the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with ...

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The Catholic believers celebrate Easter, the Orthodox ones – the Palm Sunday

The Catholic believers in Romania celebrate Easter, with hundreds attending the ceremony of the blessing of the fire on Easter in Cluj-Napoca and Sibiu, but also in other localities with Catholic communities on Saturday evening. President Klaus Iohannis and his ...

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The Epiphany Day in Romania: Men jump into the cold water while women dream about their chosen one

The Epiphany Day is one of the most important holidays both for Orthodox and Catholic Christians. Romanian Christians celebrate the Epiphany, ‘Boboteaza’ in Romania, on January 6, the day Jesus was baptized in the Jordan River by John the Baptist. ...

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Christmas in Romania, when ancient tradition is brought to light to celebrate human values

Christmas is not just a major celebration in Romania, it’s a time when traditions, raciness and family values mostly prevail, above all the previous daily routine or the race for presents or holiday preparations. On Christmas, despite having different cultural ...

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IWA Charity Christmas Bazaar at Romexpo this Sunday

The 24th edition of the IWA Charity Christmas Bazaar will take place at Romexpo, pavilion C3 on Sunday, December 11, during 11:00-16:00. The charitable event is organized by the International Women’s Association in Romania (IWA) under the patronage of the ...

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