Madder - Marzanna
People's habit of melting Marzanna - the symbol of the winter off.
Spring celebrations in Bulgaria
Blagovets - Blagostina 25th March Bulgarian peasants say “The 25th March is the Blagostina; it is one of the most special holidays .According to the legend it celebrated as a protection against snakes and lizard, making way for a...
Blagovets - Blagostina
Bulgarian peasants say “The 25th March is the Blagostina; it is one of the most special holidays .According to the legend it celebrated as a protection against snakes and lizard, making way for a...
Easter - Merry Christmas
It is the festival for celebrating the coming of spring. The word “NEVRUZ” means “the new day”. It is a very old tradition and it is celebrated in all of the Turkish countries in Asia like Azerbaijan. On 21st March people get together and they light a fire, after that they jump over the fire. They sing and dance together. But sometimes this old custom...
Christmas decorations in our school.
Symbol off the winter in Poland is madder. Madder is a doll made of straw, paper, fabric or yarn remnants.
Every year children in Polish kindergartens and the earliest grades of primary school put together a Marzanna effigy during shop class. On the last day of winter, March 21th, they perform the rite under teacher supervision, typically at the nearest river bank or bridge.
8th of March
On the 8th of March we celebrate the Women’s Day. Men present women, their mothers, wives, partners or friends with flowers and small gifts. In Poland this holiday was popular during the PRL (Polish People’s Republic) period. In the 80s flowers joined the most popular gifts. Initially these were carnations, and then tulips. Currently every year feminists organise demonstrations called ‘manifa’ which are combined with campaigns for equal treatment of men and women. The gifts are flowers and sweets most often.
On this day in our school boys prepare surprises for girls. Most frequently these are flowers or small...