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Red color wedding tradition worldwide

Red color wedding tradition worldwide

Chinese bride. Red color wedding tradition worldwide

Red color wedding tradition
In the culture of different peoples red color associated with the birth of new life, fertility and renewal, awakening of love and passion. Therefore, red is present in the wedding traditions. Bride in red dress symbolizes wealth, beauty, health, happiness and joy. In India, for example, the bride dressed in red sari embodies the goddess Lakshmi, bringing to the groom’s house good luck, wealth and prosperity.

India. Red color dominates in the wedding ceremony

India. Red color dominates in the wedding ceremony

The red color in China corresponds to the element of fire (the maximum vitality and activity) and the Sun. Besides, it also symbolizes the south with the exuberance of life in all its manifestations. Therefore, in the most joyful moments of life Chinese prefer red dress. The bride and the entire wedding attributes have always been red, passing life force of the sun and fire. This force repels evil spirits and brings good luck to the house and harmonizes the overall atmosphere.

VE Feklistov. Preparation of the bride to the altar, 1848

VE Feklistov. Preparation of the bride to the altar, 1848

In Russia, the bride on the wedding day, clothed in a red sundress, or in a white dress, decorated with red embroidery. This costume is a symbol of health and beauty of Russian bride. In addition, her beautiful costume showed the skill of future young mistress, as the wedding dress she sewed herself. By the way, the word red “krasny, krasivy” means beautiful.

Red color wedding tradition

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