Whit sunday, whit monday – Pentecost

Whit festive days  is the popular name of the Church Pentecost. This feast is celebrated fifty days after Easter, in May or June. In the tradition of the folk festival that ended a series of spring holidays and summer. It was beginning –  a time of transition, therefore, important for the world of plants, animals and humans. In the rituals of Pentecost,  were many elements from pre-Christian times of a ludic and magic-cult. An inseparable symbol of Pentecost was green, especially sweet flag leaves lat.’Acorus calamus’

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Traditional house decoration with green tree branches.

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