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Traditions of Romania

Uncover the charming traditions of Romania and find out more about major celebrations like Easter, Christmas and New Year. Plus, funny local traditions that will make you smile.

April 4, 2015
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Romania’s Painted Easter Eggs: A Story of Art and Tradition

Painting Easter eggs is an art of its own in Romania, with a tradition that goes back hundreds of years and dazzling combinations of symbols and colors.
December 20, 2013
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Romanian Christmas Traditions: From Carols to Delicious Dishes

Christmas holidays are a great time to experience vivid traditions in Romania, featuring pre-Christian elements, well preserved until present times.
March 1, 2013
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Babele: A Romanian Tradition Predicts Your Future

The Romanian tradition 'Babele let's you predict your future year based on the weather between March 1 and 9 of each year.
February 23, 2013
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Traditions in Romania: Dragobete and the Celebration of Love

Before Valentine’s Day, Romania celebrated its own day of love, Dragobetele, a symbol of youth, love, hope and nature rebirth.
December 14, 2012
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New Year Traditions in Romania: Fictional Characters and Animal Dances

The New Year traditions in Romania are colorful and cheerful, a mix of pre-Christian rituals, folklore, costumes and thematic dances.