You will need
- - towels;
- - loaf;
- silver saltcellar with salt;
- - rose petals;
- - candy;
- - millet;
- - Fig;
- - glasses;
- - med;
- - champagne;
- - the icon.
The tradition to celebrate the young has suffered a lot of changes, so increasingly, this ritual is carried out not on the doorstep of the groom's parents, and at the door of the restaurant, Banquet hall or cafe. Guests must line up in a corridor, holding up a pair of one beautiful rose. At the end of the corridor newlyweds are greeted by the groom's mother, in the hands of the loaf with a silver salt, and the father with the icon of St. Nicholas or the virgin, the towel. The bride needs to hold a tray of glasses filled with champagne, mother – crystal a plate with honey and a spoon. Witnesses are standing opposite each other (at a small distance from married parents), holding a large painted towel.
The groom must carry the bride through a corridor at the hands of the invited guests at this dot the way the young flowers, rose petals, chocolates, money or rice (you can use wheat or grain). According to the old legend, the event promises a young family prosperity, happiness and long life. Approaching parents, the couple must bow from the waist, respectfully. By the way, at the time of passage of the corridor it is possible to arrange the newly weds some tests or ask questions.
Parents bless the children and give it an icon, give useful advice, expressing wishes. Mother in law teaches loaf, young needs to bite off a piece and dip in salt, to treat each other. This gesture symbolizes the young care about each other, they will need to take throughout life. You need to compare the broken pieces of bread, whose more, he will be the master in the family.
Traditionally, the young have to divide the loaf between all the guests, the groom hands out the bread your family and guests, and the bride her. Some parents remove the loaf and not allow anyone to touch him, the next day take as a donation to the Church. It is believed that this rite promises the newlyweds harmony and peace in the house.
Father-in-law can give the bride a certificate that it is with great joy accepted into their family. Then they come to the mother of the bride that feeds them honey and wants a never-ending honeymoon. The bride's father holds young champagne that must be drunk to the dregs. Empty glasses are broken fortunately, the fragments determine who is the first born in the family. If the main part of fragments of large boy, if the small – waiting for a girl.
The groom's father ties the hands of the young prepared with a towel and brings to the witnesses. So they must go hand in hand all their lives. Witnesses spread out in front of the bride and groom towel, young stand up to him, the parents showered the young millet for the birth of the offspring, coins for prosperity at home, sweets for the sweet life. Then mom untie their hands, then the towel kept as a family heirloom, passing on the inheritance.