Slovenian Wedding Traditions

Many Slovak marriage customs does seemed foreigners familiar, but Slovaks truly do cherish them. The ceremony should look beautiful, and if something does n’t look good on camera, they are n’t afraid to retake it. Ethnologist Zuzana Jakubikova told The Slovak Spectator,” It’s like filming a scene: if it does n’t turn out well, you just film it again.”

In a meeting known as pytacky, brides used to go to the princess’s parents to ask her for her hand in marriage. However, the bridegroom would have to carry out a number of things to demonstrate his worth to her if her kids objected. This included giving gifts to her relatives, dancing with the entire community, and running a gauntlet.

The” savojka” service, where the princess’s family gather to braid her hair, is a history. This is a really heartfelt minute as she prepares for her new career. The couple may then have the same bowl and spoon of sauce, indicating that they will be combining all from now on.

Slovak honeymooners were formerly required to see a register as well. People who needed wood for cooking and heating knew how to use a saw, so they learned about it. This ritual had realistic origins. It’s a much more metaphoric operate now, but it still helps them work together and grow in respect.