One of the most significant occasions in a couple is and family’s lives is the Romanian bride. It is also the event for everyone to go all out and use their best clothing: matches for men, dresses for women and coiffed locks are a must.

There is a lot of dancing happening most of the time. Traditional folk music, which can range from disco to pop, is still a common genre ( hora or sarba ), and there is even a song called «penguin’s dance.»

Another ritual called legatoarea occurs closer to the end of the nighttime. During the music» Say goodbye to your dad, your mother, to your brothers and sisters» (» Ia- si miresa daddy, de la mama, de persoanele voastre» ) a aunt takes off the bride’s shroud. The way a wedding is no longer a child but a woman who will care for her home is symbolized by the three instances she has refused to do so. The solitary woman who managed to catch the lehenga rose flowers likely also wear a mind headscarf on her mind instead of the shroud.

The previous convention Badea mentions is that after the dinner and gift collection a group of people does travel out to do the» Dance of the Chickens». They will bring a cigarette dangling from their beaks along with decorated trays of grilled meat. The chickens will be» sold» to the best man and matron of honor, who will offer a certain sum of money to support the couple’s gifts and show how proud they are of their special attendant duties.