International Women’s Day is celebrated throughout the world on March 8th. And Moldova is no exception.
I celebrated with both of my host family’s. Once in the morning with my family in Ciorescu (I had stayed the night there because I had a meeting in the capital the day before) and later with my host family in Riscani.
Women’s Day in Moldova reminded me of Mothers Day. Except all the offices and schools are closed. Flowers and gifts are given. I gave both my host moms an african violet. I was given a flower and some body wash.
Here is a picture of my host mom, with her daughters, one son-in-law and father: