Wedding traditions in Romania

 

This custom is usually held in the north east of Romania.  “The Jar” (vadra) or “fox” (vulpea) is held if the groom is from another village / city than the bride When the groom comes to meet up with the bride, the bride’s lads stops him by linking up with chains the gate and making barricades, demanding payment for bride. Wine and money is asked  as payment” Sometimes the groom tries to bypass the main road, unsuccessful, because all other paths to get to the bride are closed and well guarded, especially if it was a good girl.

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Wedding traditions in Romania : The Fox (Vulpea) was last modified: January 6th, 2015 by Cristi Sebastian