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1 st  of March - Baba Marta  (Abuela Marta) in Bulgaria – she brings spring weather
We all hope Baba Marta is in a good mood. If not – the weather is bad!
Martenitsa is a symbol of the coming spring. It protects us from all bad things
<ul><li>Everybody wears Martenitsa in Bulgaria. It is a very old tradition.  </li></ul>
Red – symbol of blood, life White – happiness, purity
Wear martenitsa until you see a stork or a swallow …
… then we put our martenitsa on a blooming tree or under a stone to predict what will be  the year like.
We make Martenitsi at home and we give  them to friends Let’s make  martenici!
In our library, at break time… <ul><li>Plamena organized a workshop to explain us this Bulgarian tradition. </li></ul><ul>...
 
 
 
 
Do you want yours? <ul><li>You can try, it’s very easy. </li></ul>
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Baba Marta

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Baba Marta

  1. 1. 1 st of March - Baba Marta (Abuela Marta) in Bulgaria – she brings spring weather
  2. 2. We all hope Baba Marta is in a good mood. If not – the weather is bad!
  3. 3. Martenitsa is a symbol of the coming spring. It protects us from all bad things
  4. 4. <ul><li>Everybody wears Martenitsa in Bulgaria. It is a very old tradition. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Red – symbol of blood, life White – happiness, purity
  6. 6. Wear martenitsa until you see a stork or a swallow …
  7. 7. … then we put our martenitsa on a blooming tree or under a stone to predict what will be the year like.
  8. 8. We make Martenitsi at home and we give them to friends Let’s make martenici!
  9. 9. In our library, at break time… <ul><li>Plamena organized a workshop to explain us this Bulgarian tradition. </li></ul><ul><li>We learned how to make these bracelets and got one. </li></ul>
  10. 14. Do you want yours? <ul><li>You can try, it’s very easy. </li></ul>

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