Baltic Wedding Traditions

  • 2007-11-10
A white wedding dress to portray chastity, a pair of wedding rings to symbolize eternal love and bonding, a large wedding cake topped with a small statue representing the couple, is all this enough for a successful marriage and long lasting love? In the Baltic states, for a bride to put a piece of sugar in her bra as a symbol of sweet love and to dance the first wedding waltz with her groom, were the common traditions in medieval times. Nowadays we have a big wedding cake instead of sugar and it doesn’t make marriage less honeyed. The first wedding waltz has changed to the first...
 
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