Baba Marta

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Baba Marta in Bulgaria in 2021
A Pizho and Penda-martenitsa tied to a blossoming fruit tree

About Baba Marta

How long until Baba Marta?
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Dates of Baba Marta
2022 Bulgaria Tuesday, March 1stBaba Marta
2021 Bulgaria Monday, March 1stBaba Marta
2020 Bulgaria Sunday, March 1stBaba Marta
2019 Bulgaria Friday, March 1stBaba Marta
Summary
Baba Marta on March 1st is believed to mark the beginning of spring.

March 1st was also the traditional start of Spring, known as Baba Marta (Grandma March). which is celebrated by wearing a red and white decoration called a Martenitza. Baba Marta is believed to be a feisty lady who always seems to be upset at her two brothers, January and February, while the sun only comes out when she smiles.

The traditions of Baba Marta are similar to Martisor, a traditional holiday observed in Romania and Moldova.

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