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Lucky Couple Scores Role In North Macedonia's Traditional Wedding Festival

Every year on Petrovden, or St. Peter's Day, Macedonians in Galicnik host a three-day wedding celebration that includes traditional costumes, rituals, and dances. In past centuries, the feast was the only time when local couples could marry; now, a single couple is chosen to be married during the celebrations, known as the Galicnik Wedding.

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