Themes Google Plus
My Calendar
My Occasions
My Holidays
 My Appointments 
  My Cards  
 Free Calendar Applet 
 Grandmother March Day Holiday Resource
About Grandmother March Day
March 1st is the most important, Intrinsic and a unique holiday for the Bulgarians. The custom and tradition of this event is "Wearing martenitsas" (red-and-hite threads worn as a decoration). It is celebrated with a positive thought by the Bulgarians. The event is associated and related to the positivism and hopefulness of warmer weather, fertility of land and well-being of the people of the country. This traditional event is mainly celebrated on the basis of the formation of Bulgaria in 681 AD. This traditional holiday is called Baba Marta (or Grandma Marta in English) and is related to welcoming the approaching spring. The old people of Bulgaria called this month as "birch month" the reason is, the birch tress begins to grow leaves. The other predictions which are related to this event are youngsters are made to meet the willful old woman early in the mornings of this month. The Bulgarians believe that, if the old lady is smiling and merry the weather will be good and sunny. Also, Bulgarians in march may not be interested to cut their hair, so that she does not "cut" their brains and they become stupid. Every year on March 1st in the morning, Bulgarians will set the fire in their compounds of their houses with full of smoke and then people starts jumping pon the fire thrice looking up the rising sun, in order to protect them from the evil spirits and get healed from the diseases. The lady of the house takes out some red colored fabrics and put them on the tree branches and on the fence in the yard. After that only she starts decorating her children and their domestic animals with martenitzas which is made up of woolen or cotton thread. is an online calendar website designed to organize special occasions like Grandmother March Day. Customize Grandmother March Day reminders, Grandmother March Day gift suggestions, Grandmother March Day event planning, Grandmother March Day history and tradition. Plan, organize and celebrate special occasions and holidays like Grandmother March Day online at Create a free account and set a calendar reminder for Grandmother March Day.
Valuable Links:
Click here to send Grandmother March Day greetings to your friend
Click here to set religious holidays reminders
Click here to set appointment for Grandmother March Day
 Sponsored Links
Find More Religious Holidays
Jewish Holidays 
Islam Holidays 
Christian Holidays 
Hindu Holidays 
Buddhist Holidays 
Orthodox Churches 
Sikh Holidays 
Find National Holidays
Australia Oceania 
Central America 
Middle East 
South America 
Southeast Asia 
United States