Martenitsas – an old Bulgarian tradition

Martenitsas - an old Bulgarian tradition

In Bulgaria every spring, every Bulgarian can be seen wearing a small red-and-white token made of yarn. This is a martenitsa, and it is belongs to an ancient tradition that might be more than 6000 years old. On March 1 every year Bulgarians approach friends and family members with the greeting “Chestita Baba Marta” (roughlyЦялата страница…