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St Andrews Day

Saint Andrews Day in Romania always falls on November 30th each year and celebrates the patron saint of Romania.

Celebration\ Observance

People will take the day to spend with family and friends and relax. Some old traditions include bringing out garlic to scare off ghosts and eating a type of salty bread and hope of dreaming of the person they will eventually marry. This is a national holiday with government and business offices closed.

History

Saint Andrew was one of Jesus's apostle's and the brother of Saint Peter and the patron saint of Romania. St Andrew travelled to Greece and converted a proconsuls wife to Christianity and was tied to a cross where he died from lack of water and starvation.

Yearly Calendars

Provides calendars for the calendar year for Romania.


Holiday Dates for the Year

Provides the dates for holidays for the calendar year for Romania.


Holiday Countdown for the Year

For a count of the number of days for upcoming and past holiday dates for the calendar year for Romania.


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