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Romanian customs and superstitions on Pentecost

Pentecost, also called Whit Sunday and Whit Monday, is celebrating the Christian belief in the Holy Ghost’s descent upon Jesus Christ’s disciples. Pentecost is a Christian tradition, always commemorated on a Sunday and Monday, 50 days after Easter. In Romanian the ...

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Saint Nicholas Day, the celebration that starts the winter holiday season

On the night of December 5th, boots are cleaned and carefully polished and placed by the door or on the windowsill to wait for St. Nicholas’ (Sfantul Nicolae) visit. One of the most important Romanian holidays, December 6 represents the ...

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