Thursday, March 01, 2018

BABA MARTA DAY (the "Martenitsa" Day) - March 1

This Martenitsas are imported by Julia from Plovdiv a few days ago to Rotterdam

March 1st is known as the "Baba Marta" Day in Bulgaria – so, on the very March 1st, as well as the days following, all people give each other red-and-white tokens in the form of strips, ornaments or a pair of small woollen dolls, traditionally called “Pizho” (the male character) and “Penda” (the female one), also known by the name Martenitsas.

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