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Armenia marks holiday of Trndez February 13

Armenia marks holiday of Trndez February 13

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenia celebrates the holiday of Trndez on February 13.

Trndez (also Tyarndarach and Candlemas Day) is a feast of purification in the Armenian Apostolic Church and Armenian Catholic Churches.

The celebration of the Trndez is pagan in origin and was initially connected with sun/fire worship in ancient pre-Christian Armenia, symbolizing the coming of spring and fertility.

On this day, sweethearts leap over bonfires with their hands clasped to symbolize eternal love.

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