Ukrainian traditions: Mock wedding and national costumes: Bukovina bridal traditions in pictures

15:11 Oct. 24, 2016

Mock wedding and national costumes: Bukovina bridal traditions in pictures

Wedding festival at Bukovyna (UNIAN Photo)

The regional folklore-ethnographic festival "Osin' Vesil'na" took place in Chernivtsi province

The Chernivetsky Regional Museum of National Architecture and Everyday Life organized the festival "Osin' vesil'na". A number of amateur folklore groups from all over the region amused the audience with national songs, improvised performances  with traditional costumes.

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During the festival, visitors witnessed bridal customs of the ethnocultural groups inhabiting Bukovina. The visitors could listen to Romanian, Hutsul, Bessarabian and Ukrainian bridal songs.

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The guests could take part in the mock wedding ceremony with a Romanian groom and a Ukrainian bride. The festival's participants used historical ceremonial attire, which Romanian and Ukrainian people wore traditionally.

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