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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 . When the groom arrives at the brides house he must pay a ransom for her called a vykup nevesty. The bride and groom have an optional traditional ceremony in a church. In Russian this is called the venchanie. The wedding ceremony takes place in a church and is divided into two parts: the Betrothal and the Crowning. The service traditionally takes place in the morning, after the celebration of the Divine Liturgy, during which the wedding rings were blessed by being placed on the Holy Table or the alter Once the application is complete, couples must wait one month before the actual ceremony In these ceremonies, if the bride and groom are a traditional Orthodox couple, they are crowned as royalty for the day. They stand on a special carpet to recite their vows, but before doing so, the couple races to the carpet . Russians have multiple ways of testing who will be the head of the household. Couples share the wedding loaf known as the Karavay, and whoever takes the biggest bite is considered head of the family .. Couples hoping to have a religious ceremony must also have a civil one. They apply to the Department of Registration of Civil Statuses to be allowed to have a wedding. .Russian grooms have to work for their brides. Before the wedding, the groom shows up at the bride's home and asks for his beloved.In jest, her friends and family refuse him until he pays up in gifts, money, jewelry or simple humiliatio . Grooms are forced to do silly dances, answer riddles, and perform goofy tests of worthiness like diapering a baby doll. Once the groom impresses friends and family with this bridal ransom, or "vykup nevesty," he's allowed to meet his bride-to-be.
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