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Thursday, 21 August 2014
The name of this day (Romanian: “Joi”) comes from the Latin “Jovis Dies”, meaning “Jupiter’s Day”.

St. Thursday is an old woman who punishes the bad lazy people (especially women), but she is kind to the good and hardworking people. Her house is situated in the Eastern side of the Earth.

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Traditional Textiles

The textiles, manufactured in the own household, have a very important role in the traditional house – they are the most important decorative elements. Placed on the walls, on the furniture, on the “culme” or at the gilder, they have various styles, characteristic for each ethnographical region.

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The month of August in the Romanian tradition

The folk tradition also refers to the month of august as “gustar” (the Romanian verb “a gusta” means “to taste”).

The folk celebrations of this month are:

  • August 1st: Macaveii; The Day of the Cross
  • August 6th: Probejenia (The Transfiguration of Christ)
  • August 15th: Dormition of Virgin Mary
  • August 29th: Beheading of St John the Baptist

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