Romania is a country with a long and complicated history. The Romanians are one of history’s greatest survivors, and despite numerous invasions and occupations, Romanian culture has remained intact. Vibrant festivals to celebrate important occasions and holidays often are observed in colorful costumes and with the lilting, joyful folk music that is uniquely Romanian. It also has a variety of customs, traditions and holidays. Some of the holidays are celebrated throughout the whole country; others are designated for specific regions of the country. Situated in the southeastern part of central Europe, Romania can trace its origins to the Thracian Dacian period.
The Romanian Orthodox Church, a church of the Eastern Orthodox Christianity is the most popular church in Romania. To a large extent, Catholics, both Roman Catholics and protestants too have their own churches Almost 80% of the population are Romanian orthodox.