Umblatul cu steaua ( star carolling)

In the ethnographic area of Botosani, groups of 2-3 children go from house to house with props representing a handmade star of multicoloured crepe paper on a wooden frame. Children enter the house and chant the normal repertoire: “Star rises up / Like a great mystery / Star shines / The Lord proclaims …
Children are rewarded with coils, apples, nuts and more recently money.

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