Martisor is a welcome celebration offered to the spring season on 1stMarch. The people of Romania and Moldova celebrate the rebirth of life after the hard winter. On this day, men offer to their beloved women flowers and Martisors (the symbol of serenity and happiness).
Literally Martisor means little March: a small trinket pinned on the lapel by which winter is parted and spring is welcomed.
Martisor is actually a talisman object consisting of a small decoration tied to a white and red string, symbolizing the coming of spring. The gift is given so that the one who wears it will be healthy and powerful for the year to come.