Folk masks Symbols of a civilisation older than time itself
Sunday, 4 October 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 month of October (called “Brumarel” in the folk tradition, as the hoarfrost begins now) announces the coming of the cold season and the works in that period consist especially in preparations for the winter.
If the leaves of the trees get yellow and fall early, this means that the next year will be rich. If it rains a lot in October, the month of December will be windy and if there's much hoarfrost or even snow, the weather in January will be fine.