Traditions Saturday 09 December, 21:38
Saint Nicholas - 5/6 December

Saint Nicholas, the head of the winter holidays


Saint Nicholas refers to the "custom" of giving gifts to good children, and the rod to the bad ones, to serve as a lesson

St. Andrew's Night

Discover Romanian customs and traditions in St Andrew's Night


The night of St. Andrew, when people have to defend themselves from the ghosts and demons, through apotropaic acts and gestures

The Blue Ceramics of Saschiz, Transylvania

Reviving Traditional Craftsmanship: The Blue Ceramics of Saschiz

Places of interest

An Exploration of Pottery and Sgraffito Technique in the Heart of Târnava Mare

Ciorbă vs. Supă

Ciorbă vs. Supă: Unraveling the Delicious Differences


Exploring the Culinary Distinctions Between Ciorbă and Supă for Food Enthusiasts

The Merry Cemetery of Săpânța

The Merry Cemetery of Săpânța

Places of interest

The Merry Cemetery is a cultural monument protected by UNESCO

The day of the dead – an ancient tradition

The day of the dead – an ancient tradition


A day when people remember their departed loved ones and light a candle for their souls


The Căluş- a mixture of Romanian beliefs, magic, mystery and virtuosity


Morris dancers, a variant of Romanian Căluş present in the UK

The Romanian Pickles

Autumn obsession in Romania: the pickles

Local products

A pantry filled with jars and barrels… Sauerkraut placed in barrels… Peppers filled with sauerkraut… That’s what housewives do when autumn is near.




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