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The leader has the right to punish those who fail to do their work properly. The Dragaica is an ancient custom that is still practiced in some parts of Wallachia and Transylvania. On Midsummer’s Day, young women and girls wearing crowns and hoods go into the fields. There they sing and dance while seeing if the wheat is ready for harvesting. The Bestowal of the Flowers also occurs on Midsummer’s Day. Once a widespread celebration, by the 1890s it is practiced only in Transylvania. On the appointed day, the girls of the village go into the fields, weave circlets of flowers and throw them over the roofs of the cottages.
These dance in the street before the doors of the church. Once the marriage ceremony is concluded, there is another procession to the wedding tent. The musicians take a break while the couple is toasted, then play all Saturday night. ) that accompany the various courses of the feast as they are presented. Interspersed among these are lively dance tunes designed to let participants work off the food (and the effects of the suica). Late in the evening comes a much anticipated highlight to the festivities.
The musicians take a break while the couple is toasted, then play all Saturday night. ) that accompany the various courses of the feast as they are presented. Interspersed among these are lively dance tunes designed to let participants work off the food (and the effects of the suica). Late in the evening comes a much anticipated highlight to the festivities. The jocul rniresei (bride’s dance) is a chance for all the men of the village to dance with the bride, each in turn. For the “privilege” of dancing with the bride, each offers her money.