Protomagia

is the name given to today’s celebration, the festival of flowers, it is a celebration of spring and nature.

It is customary to decorate the door of your home with flower wreaths believed to welcome the power of nature into your home. The wreaths stay on the doors until June 24th when they are burned to mark St Johns day, the saint of fire.

It is also a national holiday, Kalo Mena to everyone.

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