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Martisor Day 2021

It is a gesture of courtesy to present a "martisor" to a woman for the beginning of spring and a guarantee of good luck


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Martisor Day is the first day of spring when the male population of Romania traditionally pleases women with iconic gifts that are to bring luck–these gifts are named "martisors" and resemble a broach. A martisor needs to have two strings: the white one symbolises​ men's wisdom, whereas the red one makes reference to women's vitality. Martisor is usually worn for a few weeks or till the end of March, and then it is hanged on fruit tree branches.

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