9 Traditions You Will Only See at a Ukrainian Wedding

9 Traditions You Will Only See at a Ukrainian Wedding

Ukrainian wedding Hand-Fasting ceremony

Ukrainian wedding Hand-Fasting ceremony

Polish wedding tradition, parents of the bride/groom giving bread and salt to the newly wed couple

Polish wedding tradition, parents of the bride/groom giving bread and salt to the newly wed couple

EXCELLENT LIST OF UKRAINIAN WEDDING Traditions/Events (to help me plan)

EXCELLENT LIST OF UKRAINIAN WEDDING Traditions/Events (to help me plan)

I like the amount of flowers/foliage in the hair here. Place where half-up portion is secured?

Intimate Fall Ukrainian Wedding: Stanislav + Yana

I like the amount of flowers/foliage in the hair here. Place where half-up portion is secured?

Of course, the chairs are important, too.  In the sweetheart tables you’ve seen throughout this post, you’ll notice the seating is just as diverse as the decor.  Traditional reception seating is either wooden folding or Chiavari chairs.  But even if the rest of your crowd is using those, that doesn’t mean you have to. Bring in mismatched chairs for a vintage wedding or overstuffed chairs for a shabby chic one.  This lakefront inspiration session used white chairs from their porch.

20 Gorgeous Sweetheart Tables

Of course, the chairs are important, too. In the sweetheart tables you’ve seen throughout this post, you’ll notice the seating is just as diverse as the decor. Traditional reception seating is either wooden folding or Chiavari chairs. But even if the rest of your crowd is using those, that doesn’t mean you have to. Bring in mismatched chairs for a vintage wedding or overstuffed chairs for a shabby chic one. This lakefront inspiration session used white chairs from their porch.

Wedding wreath by Natalia Lukianenko

Wedding wreath by Natalia Lukianenko

Ukrainian Wedding Traditions - Acculturation.  I pinned this so I could learn more about another countries culture.

Ukrainian Wedding Traditions - Acculturation. I pinned this so I could learn more about another countries culture.

Ukrainian Traditions Wheat, sunflowers, poppies and other field flowers The parents and starosty meet the newlyweds at the door with a tray of symbolic gifts: bread, salt, honey and wine. During the ceremony, the hands of the bride and groom are joined together with an embroidered cloth, [rushnyk] to signify their union.

Ukrainian Traditions Wheat, sunflowers, poppies and other field flowers The parents and starosty meet the newlyweds at the door with a tray of symbolic gifts: bread, salt, honey and wine. During the ceremony, the hands of the bride and groom are joined together with an embroidered cloth, [rushnyk] to signify their union.

Blahoslovenja (Blessings) ritual at Ukrainian wedding tradition

9 Traditions You Will Only See at a Ukrainian Wedding

Blahoslovenja (Blessings) ritual at Ukrainian wedding tradition

Pinterest
Zoeken