For each of us accustomed certain wedding traditions, like the cake cutting and tossing of the Bridal bouquet. And it seems that the wedding may be a wedding, if not complied with all the wedding ceremonies. But many people have their own traditions, which they followed for many centuries.
All wedding ceremonies involve the different traditions that pass from generation to generation. These practices can have a lot of differences, because of the wedding, religion, and the country in which this celebration is held. Some wedding traditions can throw in a real shock, others make us laugh at them, but all the same one thing never changes, it is the steadfast traditions, in a world where everything is so fast moving forward and changing.
Today ladysong I will try to tell you all the most interesting wedding traditions and customs that many centuries ago, has developed in different countries of the world.
Wedding traditions of France
Wedding ceremonies that country prescribe the bride with all his strength and actions to resist the wedding ceremony. Before the start of the ceremony, every bride needs to cry, showing everyone around his opposition to the marriage and grief. At the peak of his suffering, Continue reading
On 21 June of the lunar calendar is marked as the Day of summer solstice. An older name for this holiday is: a Celebration of the summer solstice.
In the pagan culture of our ancestors this holiday had its own traditions and methods of celebrating. They are very interesting and unique. In the pagan calendar of the Slavs this holiday was dedicated to the sun God – the Yarila. To prepare for the morning. Girls wore their best clothes, and adorned themselves with herbs and flowers. Herbs was given the value of the amulets from the dark and evil forces. The most popular were wormwood, St. John’s wort, nettle. They were fastened at the waist.
The guys were busy with another case. They were looking suitable for the size of the tree. It could be birch, willow, chernoklena. Then set it not the place where planned holding of festivals. The girls decorated the tree with scraps of fabric and colors. Called this tree is madder or Midsummer. At the foot of the tree set the image Yarila. They served the doll, the growth in half person. Its made of straw, clay and twigs.
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This holiday falls on the first day of summer. Ahead wonderful time – summer vacation. Certainly many of the children sent to the camp, to her grandmother. I propose to make the kids goodbye carnival in the Glade of fairy Tales or a trip to visit in the Cave of Ali-Baba. As glade or cave can serve as an ordinary court, Playground, gym, etc How to decorate will tell you your fertile imagination.
On the Meadow or in the Cave everyone is invited, will be very good if the kids will be in carnival costumes of heroes of different fairy tales. At the entrance is placed a box of caps, ribbons, noses, beards, and other carnival tinsel for those who did not or could not come in costume.
As a pass to the carnival would be the pronunciation of the magic spells (“open sesame!”, “toh-tibidoh. “. ), after the ticket is issued with a number, which in the future will become a fabulous room lottery.
Fabulous prizes of the lottery can be any fabulous attributes, for example, a bag of mind frighteners, the bottle is the courage of a Lion, a stethoscope, Doctor Dolittle, a nail from a horseshoe Sevki Burki, thread from the Carpet. The lottery must be a win-win. And of course among the prizes may be more serious, such as Golden key, Aladdin’s lamp and etc.
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