Last September, on the way from Australia to Costa Rica, we produced stop that is much-anticipated Ukraine to finally introduce Max to my extensive household and go to my cousin’s wedding. Even though that we was raised in Ukraine (my children relocated to Canada once I had been fifteen years old), we had never attended a conventional Ukrainian wedding before and had no idea what to anticipate. We guessed that there is a church that is intimate accompanied by a garden reception within the bride’s village.
1. Having to pay the Ransom
The of the wedding, the groom (my cousin) had to go to the bride’s parent’s house to pay the ransom to get his bride morning. Their man that is best, together with his instant family members (that also included my children, Max and I) were permitted to show up for moral help. He arrived during the homely house or apartment with two loafs of bread to present towards the bride’s family members. But alternatively to be taken in straight away, he had been greeted by the bridesmaids whoever duty would be to protect the bride from getting “stolen” without having the ransom that is adequate. Girls worked difficult to up the price tag on the ransom by stumping my cousins on questions regarding their bride (every wrong response needed him to pay for more), forcing him to shower her with compliments, and do other things was essential to get him to drop more money. 阅读更多