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72 hours for wedding: St. Petersburg to open wedding tours
Government of northern capital of Russia offers to permit conclusions of marriages between the foreign citizens on the territory of Russia. This can draw more tourists to St. Petersburg. Wedding during 72 visa-free hours, sightseeing in St. Petersburg and in its splendid suburbs with parks and royal residences, and then sailing to other countries and cities. All this looks like a good idea...
Traditional Russian Wedding Feast
Weddings in Russia were traditionally celebrated in a vivacious and noisy way, with observation of numerous customs, signs, and popular beliefs. The festivities usually lasted for three days, but sometimes could extend to a whole week. Russian wedding ceremony was certainly accompanied with an abundant and plentiful feast, representing ceremonial dishes of Russian cuisine.
Russian Wedding Beliefs and Superstitions
Marriage being sort of a turning point in life, wedding ceremony and everything related to it has always been accompanied with variety of traditions and beliefs, some rooted in hoary antiquity, some recently devised, but all targeted at bringing good luck to the newlyweds and averting misfortune from them.
About Wedding Dress of Russian Brides
Wedding garments in Old Rus used to be very colourful, the red being the major wedding colour. White was considered the colour of sanctity and was not used in festivities. In many regions the bride had two wedding gowns: one to wear before the marriage service and the other to put on after it.
Traditional Old Russian Wedding
Usually a wedding lasted for three days, but sometimes could run for a whole week. During the Marriage church service the bridegroom was to hold the brides hand and not release it for a second. They brought bread wine with them, and the priest treated them with it for three times. After drinking it for the third time the bridegroom threw the wine goblet on to the floor and trampled down on it.


Monument to Newly-Married Couple to be Set up in Vladimir
Monument to a newly-married couple will be opened in Kolchuginsky District of the Vladimir Region on St. Valentines Day, February, 14th.
Ice Wedding Palace to Open in Murmansk Region
Russias only Snow village with its own cinema and Wedding Palace will be opened at the foothills of the Khibiny Mountains in Murmansk Region on December, 24th.

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