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Granny March,1st of March and the Martenitsa

Martenitsa Pijo and Penda for door

In Bulgaria, March 1st is celebrated as Baba Marta Day (Granny March). On this day, people give each other Martenitsa with wishes for health, happiness and luck. Martenitsa (Martenica, Marteniza, мартеница) is a red and white talisman symbolizing health and fertility.. According to tradition, Martenitsa are always given as gifts to family and friends. Typically, […]

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