Bulgaria celebrates Baba Marta 🔴⚪️

Grandma Marta Day (or simply Baba Marta, Bulgarian: Баба Марта, "Grandma Marta") is a holiday celebrated in Bulgaria, on March 1. Martenitsas, usually in the form of a wrist band, small yarn dolls, or tassels, are created by combining red and white colored threads and are worn on that day and throughout March. They are worn until a stork or a swallow is seen, symbolizing the coming of spring, warmer weather, and well being. Once the stork or a swallow appears the Martenitsa is taken off and hung on a blooming tree.

Posted on Mar 3, 2021
Diana Traykov
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