Folk masks Symbols of a civilisation older than time itself
Sunday, 29 March 2015
At the Romans, this day was dedicated to the Sun (lat.: Solis Dies). Then, the day was dedicated to Jesus Christ. That’s the reason for which the Romanian name of this day (Romanian: “Duminica”) comes from the Latin “Dominis Dies”, meaning “The Lord’s Day”. Duminica is the only day of the week which has a ... [Read more]
The old name of March, ”martisor”, reminds the traditional custom of celebrating the spring by wearing red and white colored braids. The Romanian word “martisor” comes from “matisor” (the buds which appear in spring time).