Romanian Winter Season Traditions

CHRISTMAS TIME

December is the month with the most beautiful traditions, a month full of charm and color, full of magic and love. In every corner of the world Christmas is a special celebration. Beauty adorned houses, Christmas tree shines in every home, the children are waiting for Santa Claus with excitement and impatience ... well, it's Christmas time, time for gifts and wishes.


In Romania, the winter holiday season is truly in full-swing from December 24 to January 7.

Highlights include: Christmas Day, New Year and Epiphany, with their respective eves. The most important feature of these celebrations is their unique variety of colorful Romanian customs, traditions, and believes, of artistic, literary, musical, and other folklore events, which make the winter holidays some of the most original and spectacular spiritual manifestations of the Romanian people.

Children of all ages go from house to house singing Christmas carols.