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December 2017
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Every season in Moldova has its charm. Winter is one of the most beautiful time in Moldova as our landscapes become a fairy tale. And it is not just about the sights, it’s about the winter traditions. Moldova’s winter traditions are all about love, care and spending time with the family. We’ve inherited our traditions...
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winter holidays in Moldova
Saint Basil the Great (January 14) During this holiday the children go from house to house blessing the families. They throw  grains of wheat, corn grains, oat. The grains that fall in the courtyard or in the house symbolize faith in a more prosperous year and rich harvest. This holiday is also called Old New...
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winter holidays in Moldova
Moldavian traditions. Saint Andrew’s Day On December 13 we celebrate St. Andrew’s Day. It is a Moldavian Halloween. It is believed that on the night between 12th and 13th the evil spirits appear among the people and that the wolves speak human language (St. Andrew was believed to be the master of the wild animals)....
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