Anatoliy Safinov, Kalmyk Wedding
Anatoliy relays stories about the weddings of his children. He held his daughter’s wedding at home. The groom’s side gave him vodka and two sheep, one live and the other butchered, according to a Kalmyk tradition. After the wedding, his daughter followed her husband to the village of Komsomol’skiy in Chernozemel’skiy rayon of Kalmykia where he lived. One of Anatoliy’s sons also held his wedding at his paternal home in Gorodovikovsk. The celebration lasted for two days. His other son had his wedding in a restaurant in Elista.
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