Andrzejki / Eve of St. Andrew’s Day – Night of Magic and Fortune Telling https://t.co/DC8Ln2AC0f
Andrzejki (Andrew’s) are celebrated in Poland on the eve of St. Andrew’s Day, the day before Andrzej nameday – night of 29/30 of November . It’s believed that this particular night is the best for all kind of magic and fortune telling, especially for young women who would want to predict their love life’s future. One of the methods is to pour melted candle through an old key hole into cold water, created this way wax piece is then used to make shadows on the wall to predict future husband’s profession. Another tradition I remember is to write down names of possible husbands (or simply most common names) on a piece of paper, turn it around and then prick the paper with a pin… the name that will get pierced is the one of future husband’s. We had always a lot of fun at school parties during Andrzejki so I will be definitely trying this with my daughters, once they are a littl...