Krakovany wedding expo shows what a traditional Slovak bride looked like

There was also a demonstration of a wedding day ritual.

(Source: Martin Palkovič, TASR)

A wedding expo that took place in Krakovany village near Piešťany showed how a traditional Slovak bride dresses.

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Besides the wedding dress, wedding rings and a sweet tasting, there was also a programme from the folk group Máj (May) that performed the traditional “čepčenie“ of the bride – a ritual where married women replaced the wreath worn by the bride with a scarf on her wedding night, which she had to wear everytime she left the house.

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