Amazing Sanziene night ceremony in Romania (PHOTOS)

 
on June 24 2011 7:20 AM
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According to ancient Romanian beliefs, a gate to the ghosts' world opens and the future can be foreseen during Sanziene night, when wishes of unmarried girls to get married can be fulfilled if good witchcraft is performed.

Have a look at some of the amazing pictures of Romanian girls performing witchcraft on Sanziene night in Bucharest, on June 23, 2011:

Sanziene Night 2011

A Gypsy maiden holds a candle during a ritual on Sanziene night at the shore of a lake on the outskirts of Bucharest June 23, 2011. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti

Sanziene Night 2011

Gypsy fortune tellers and maidens perform a ritual during "Sanziene" night on a lake shore on the outskirts of Bucharest June 23, 2011. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti

Sanziene Night 2011

Two Gypsy maidens prepare to launch in the water flower and weed crowns during a ritual on "Sanziene" night at a lake shore in the outskirts Bucharest June 23, 2011. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti

Sanziene Night 2011

Gypsy fortune teller Maria Campina (L) and her daughter perform a ritual during Sanziene night on the shore of a lake on the outskirts of Bucharest June 23, 2011. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti

Sanziene Night 2011

Gypsy fortune teller Maria Campina burns a broom during a ritual "Sanziene" night ceremony on a lake shore in the outskirts Bucharest June 23, 2011. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti

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