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The wedding ceremony, or svozhdane as it is called in Bosnia and herzegovina, has numerous beliefs that are a part of the country’s traditions. They reflect the multicultural history of the state and the intricate way of life in it. The bride lasts for three days and nights, and it’s attended by the entire community. Women and women help to prepare dishes for guests, cook pies and bread, clear maize in the fields, and sing repetitive songs. Males sing banjos and cifteli and throw nicotine to pals.

Throughout the Balkans, every nation and devotion has its own conventions about how a marriage if appear like. But the ones from the Balkans are especially interesting and unusual. We’ll speak about some of them in this article and give you a taste of what it was to be a bride or groom in the past.

A lot of the traditions that happen during a Serbian bridal are connected with the belief that bad spirits and demons does decent evil means on people. That is the reason why a bride ceremony had to be packed with aspects that would protect the partners from their terrible eyes. There were also supplementary prejudices that had to be followed, depending on the area. For example, in Montenegro, it was a custom to move over a carpet that had been covered in arms since this was supposed to guarantee that the honeymooners did include male kids.

A classic custom right from Kosovo is the comb and plaiting rite, or» Kolaanja». It’s performed by girls and is accompanied with specially dedicated melodies. Once it is over, the groom is shaved.