10 Romanian Holidays You Shouldn’t Miss: Second Part
Today we will continue discussing about the 10 Romanian Holidays You Shouldn’t Miss!
5. Ziua Copilului (Children’s Day)
Holiday that originated from the Communist era. It was first mentioned in a Geneva Conference in 1925. It is also known as International Children’s Day as about 30 countries participate in this international event. Romania celebrates this occasion on 1st of June every year.
This is a popular holiday in Romania. All kinds of entertainment for children like games and magic shows are planned for this day. Most of the activities are for free. Candies are common gifts to children this day.
Almost all Romanian cities have a children palace (Palatul Copilor – Romanian) that is used as a recreation center for children’s needs.
6. Month of August
August is summer for the rest of Europe and in North America. It is usually warm with extended daylight time. It is usually hottest in southern and eastern Romania where 100° F is the usual temperature.
Source: Romania Tourism
Tourist sites, like the Black Sea are crowded during this season. That is why it is wise to plan early for your vacation during this season.
This is not a bank holiday so you will see most offices are open during this period though staff are usually lesser. Since most of them have
7. Ziua Mortilor (November 1)
Traditionally a Catholic and Orthodox holiday. This is the date where people visit the grave of their love ones who passed away.
This holiday like all Romanian Holidays, people prepare for a feast by cooking special food that are mostly identical with funeral food.
Cemeteries in Banat, Transylvania and Maramures turn into oasis of lights during night time giving it a really beautiful sight.
Ziua Nationala a Romaniei – December 1
St Nicholas Day – December 6