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Wednesday, 27 May 2015
The name of this day (Romanian: “Miercuri”) comes from the Latin “Mercuri Dies”, meaning “Mercury’s Day”.

St. Wednesday is an old woman, whose husband died when she was young. For this reason, she talks a lot, gets angry easily, but she calms quickly. Her house is situated in the Western side of the ... [Read more]

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Peasant Furniture

The furniture of the old peasant houses was very simple and adapted to its functions. The peasant house had 1-3 rooms, which determined a certain scheme of the furniture, depending of the other inner elements. This scheme is common for all Romanian houses – the furniture is placed near the walls and some pieces are hanged on the ...

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The month of May in the Romanian tradition

As its old name indicates (“Flower”, “Leaf”, “The Month of Herbs”), May is the month of the luxuriant vegetation, very good for working on the field, for animals and for the fruit trees.

The celebrations of this month are:

  • May 1st: Armindeni
  • May 12: St. Gherman
  • May 21: Constantine Starling (Constantine of the Chicken)
  • May 25: Ioan Fierbe-Piatra (John the Stone Boiler)
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