Traditional costumes of boyars, Russian medieval aristocrats. 16th century, modern replica. #history

Traditional costumes of boyars, Russian medieval aristocrats. 16th century, modern replica. #history

The Eastern Orthodox marriage ceremony includes the "crowning" of the couple. They are told their role is to be the rulers of their household, but also that these are crowns of martyrdom. (The crown in Byzantine iconography indicates the person died for Christ. "Martyria" means witness; they witnesses their commitment to Christ) The sacrificial aspect of marriage is emphasized in the words of the rite.

What To Know About Russian Traditions and History

The Eastern Orthodox marriage ceremony includes the "crowning" of the couple. They are told their role is to be the rulers of their household, but also that these are crowns of martyrdom. (The crown in Byzantine iconography indicates the person died for Christ. "Martyria" means witness; they witnesses their commitment to Christ) The sacrificial aspect of marriage is emphasized in the words of the rite.

I think maybe i was born to live in rural Russia. Life in rural Russia - Imgur

Life in rural Russia

The Matryoshka , or nested doll, originated in Moscow over 100 years ago, and remains an endearing symbol of Russian culture.

The Matryoshka , or nested doll, originated in Moscow over 100 years ago, and remains an endearing symbol of Russian culture.

Traditional Russian clothes. Card sent by Postcrosser in Russia.

Russian Traditional Clothes

Learn 20 Russian words and phrases that are used in conversational Russian. Some of these words are mild slang while others are diminutives nouns.

Learn 20 Russian words and phrases that are used in conversational Russian. Some of these words are mild slang while others are diminutives nouns.

Tourists enjoy a view of one of the most popular attractions in St Petersburg - The Church of the Savior on Blood. Russia

Tourists enjoy a view of one of the most popular attractions in St Petersburg - The Church of the Savior on Blood. Russia

Russian babushka (grandmother) | The central figure of all good Russian stories

Russian babushka (grandmother) | The central figure of all good Russian stories

The Patternbank team recently stumbled on these pattern enhanced photographic works from Russian art studio Yakovley & Aleeva. Here mixing fashion and opulent Slavic culture to create a collection of stunningly beautiful folklore statements. Vibrant colour, Russian culture and rich pattern collide to deliver an updated folk look. See more of Yakovley & Aleeva’ s work here on their Behance portfolio site.

Slavic Folklore Photography - Yakovley & Aleeva

The Patternbank team recently stumbled on these pattern enhanced photographic works from Russian art studio Yakovley & Aleeva. Here mixing fashion and opulent Slavic culture to create a collection of stunningly beautiful folklore statements. Vibrant colour, Russian culture and rich pattern collide to deliver an updated folk look. See more of Yakovley & Aleeva’ s work here on their Behance portfolio site.

Russian traditional costume of a young girl from Vologda Province, early 20th century. #folk #art

Russian traditional costume of a young girl from Vologda Province, early 20th century. #folk #art

The 4 Most Common Mistakes Made By English Speakers Learning Russian - At first the Russian language seems very difficult to learn. It contains gender of nouns and adjectives, numbers, conjugations, six cases, and even those verbs of motion! Getting over the fence of learning Russian grammar may be not easy, but in the end you will get your well-deserved reward. #article #russian

The 4 Most Common Mistakes Made By English Speakers Learning Russian - At first the Russian language seems very difficult to learn. It contains gender of nouns and adjectives, numbers, conjugations, six cases, and even those verbs of motion! Getting over the fence of learning Russian grammar may be not easy, but in the end you will get your well-deserved reward. #article #russian

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