Romania’s own love celebration day. Traditions and superstitions on Dragobete

Dragobete is the Romanian equivalent of Valentine’s day, a traditional holiday celebrated on February 24. According to popular legends, Dragobete is Baba Dochia’s son (the Old Dokia), a figure identified with the return of spring. He is described as a handsome lover who used to seduce all the girls coming his way. He was the Dacian god […]