Azerbaijani bride history are a once in a lifetime occurrence and full of beautiful conventions. In the past, they could last for three or even seven time. However, these rites have been shortened.

Before the main festival, the couple’s promoters visit the bride’s home to ask for her consent to marry. They generally place a necklace and jacket on her hand and ask for a smile to convey that she is prepared. They furthermore give her a bowl of special tea for confidence and question her to cover her head with a headscarf. During this time, the princess’s parents gives her his riches and rebukes her to be a fine wife and mother.

After the union pledges are exchanged, a marriage group is held at a feast hall or restaurant. Lots of guests, sometimes exceeding 500 people, pack the dance floor and affect to the energetic beats of conventional Azerbaijani songs. It is considered bad politeness to stay down during the welcome. The food is an incredible spread of qutab ( creamy salad ), chicken, meat skewers, dolma (vegetables or fruit wrapped in vine leaves ), rice pilaf and other classic dishes. All drinks, including drink, water, juices, whiskey and wines, are bottomless.

After the supper, the pair takes goes standing next to each other for portraits and quick, amusing speeches are made. Then, the bread is cut and served. The couple’s sibling or closest man relative ties a red thread around the princess’s stomach to demonstrate her purity and sincerity, while her romance tale parents give their princess their blessings. The marriage is next brought to the vicar’s residence.