Wedding in Russian style is a wedding according to Russian national traditions, ancient ceremonies and musical art history. The APRIORY company will introduce you to the Russian wedding traditions in their unique national color.
The travel to the mysterious Russian world starts when the guests receive the original wedding invitations made in the form of Russian nesting dolls.
The ransom for the bride is the first Russian wedding tradition and real unforgettable adventure as well. The groom takes the bride from the hotel but before that he is to prove that he's worthy. Special tests are waiting for the groom and his friends. How well does he know his chosen one? What is he ready to do for her? While the groom successfully passes the exam the wedding fun only starts!
The venue of Russian wedding is one of the magnificent country estates decorated in traditional Russian style. According to Russian tradition a rich wedding table with a lot of various Russian dishes is a very important part of the wedding festival. Champagne and caviar, baked sturgeon, pancakes with cream and honey, pies with meat, sucking-pig and other wonderful courses of the Russian cuisine are available for your pleasure.
A necessary part of any wedding celebration is a traditional meeting of a newly-married couple with bread and salt. People believe that bread is a symbol of prosperity and salt is the reminder of the fact that life is not always happened to be smooth and "sweet".
During the wedding celebration you have a fantastic opportunity to get acquainted with a great variety of ancient Russian traditions. The guests throw at the newly-married couple grain and hop to make their life rich. To live happily the newly-married must break their glasses. The stealing of the bride is not only a part of the original Russian ceremony, but it's also a real fun. And the most pleasant tradition is to yell "bitter" to see the newly-married couple kiss.
The whole wedding celebration is accompanied by traditional folk music. In the program there are performances of actors in national costumes and famous folk groups like Ensemble of Russian song, Cossack ensemble, Gipsy ensemble, dancing ensemble etc. The exiting ceremony can be supplemented with bear dancing, Russian folk songs with balalaika accompaniment and other traditional Russian merry-making. Also there are a great variety of Russian folk games for you to choose from like thread-needle, lapta, a loaf etc.
In the premises of the country estate master classes on national crafts take place: smith craft, ceramic art, stamping of coins, painting of cups etc. You can try to make your own work of Russian art and take it with you as a souvenir.
A special part of the ceremony is a wedding cake, painted as Gzel. A cup of delicious tea from Russian samovar makes you feel comfortable and relaxed.
To make your impression stronger you can conclude this wonderful day by riding the famous Russian troika around the country enjoying the beautiful and majestic Russian nature.
When the wedding celebration comes to its end all the guests receive nice souvenirs: bright kerchiefs with patterns are for women, winter fur hats with ear flaps are for men.
We are sure that you will remember your wedding day as one of the most remarkable days in your life!
Wedding scenario can be customized according to your individual preferences and desires.