Traditional Romanian celebration Martisor on March 1st

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Traditional Romanian celebration Martisor on March 1st - vector illustration

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Vector illustration for the celebration of 1st March (Martie) in Romania and the coming of spring. On the same date is also celebrated in Moldova. Mărțișor (in Romanian language) is an old tradition celebrated in all Romania every year on March 1st. People believe that every who wears the red and white string would enjoy a prosperous and healthy year. A symbol of the coming spring is the snowdrop flower. Is tradition in some parts of the country for the bracelet to hook a small silver or gold coin for health. Nowadays on March 1, the Romanians wear silky red-white threads (șnur), tied with a small trinket.