Traditions & Celebrations

Thanksgiving Day in United States

Thanksgiving Day in the United States is a holiday on the fourth Thursday of November.

What do people do?

Thanksgiving Day is traditionally a day for families and friends to get together for a special meal. The meal often includes a turkey, stuffing, potatoes, cranberry sauce, gravy, pumpkin pie, and vegetables. Thanksgiving Day is a time for many people to give thanks for what they have.

Independence Day July 4th

On July 4, 1776, USA claimed the independence from Britain and Democracy was born. Every day thousands leave their homeland to come to the “land of the free and the home of the brave” so they can begin their American Dream.

Palm Sunday and Easter Traditions in Romania

Easter, or the Resurrection of Christ, is one of the most celebrated Christian holidays in the world. Each country has its own way of celebrating Easter, through different customs and Romania too has its own wealth of traditions waiting to be discovered. For those who decided to spend Easter in Romania, let’s take a glimpse into what Easter is for Romanians and how they celebrate it.

1 April: Fools Day

Origins Fools Day, long disputed, have been found exactly, historians believing that the custom farces is a blend of local traditional customs of each country with ancient legends and ceremonies to welcome the New Year and then the spring.

March 8th - International Women’s Day in Romania

The celebration started as a Socialist political event in Russia, in 1965 when Lenin declared it official holiday, and spread across the entire Soviet block soon after. But keep in mind, that unofficially, a women’s day was already celebrated around the world, on different dates, since 1909.

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