A brief history of Dobrogea and Black Sea Resorts


Dobrogea is an historic habitat, the territory between the Black Sea and Danube being divided into Romanian and Bulgarian land. Starting with the 8th century B.C., Greek ships carrying families of merchants, craftsmen, soldiers and sailors enter the sea they called “Sciti Axaina” (dark blue). In 514, Dobrogea was inhabited by the Getae and Dacians […]

Romanian Traditions on May 1st – Labor Day

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The meanings of May 1st can be interpreted differently, depending from where they are looked at. While some celebrate the arrival of the sun and summer, the rebirth of the nature and ancient traditions, some are reminded of the riots and protests that created the International Workers Day. By the first half of the 19th […]

Romanian Traditions on May 1st – May Day

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In pre-Christian period, May 1st was a major celebration for the people of old Europe. Different nations celebrated the beginning of the summer, the idea of rebirth of nature, not infrequently marked by drink, dance and fun. Many ancient customs associated with May Day come from the old Roman festival of flowers (the worship of […]