FOR THE WEDDING CEREMONY, ALL PARTICIPANTS IN THE PROCESS (INCLUDING WITNESSES) MUST BE BAPTIZED. THIS IS A RULE THAT IS EASY TO FOLLOW — YOU CAN BE BAPTIZED DIRECTLY IN MONTENEGRO. AFTER THE CEREMONY, THE YOUNG PEOPLE CAN GO ON ANY TOUR AND SPEND AN UNFORGETTABLE TIME. MONTENEGRO HAS A SPECIAL ATMOSPHERE, AND THE LOCAL CHURCHES FEEL THE GRACE AND SPIRIT OF ANTIQUITY.
Getting married in Montenegro is worthy for several reasons. Montenegro is known for its temples. Most of them are located in natural areas of amazing beauty. Many local temples have a long history, some were built secretly during the Ottoman rule. The country is also known for its shrines, which are revered all over the world. Wedding in Montenegro will be remembered forever, the young can choose the time and place of the ceremony.
If you apply to Open Balkans, you will get a personal manager who is engaged in preparing the wedding. He oversees your ceremony completely and is responsible for organizational matters. Together with the newlyweds, the manager selects a temple — there are many options to choose from, because there are enough churches, temples and cathedrals in the country. The most popular options are temples of the Bay of Kotor, Budva and Becici.
When the temple is selected, you need to prepare documents-they are translated into the Montenegrin language. It is also necessary to book a time for the wedding in the chosen temple. A preliminary interview with the priest will be organized, and a representative of the agency is taking a part at the ceremony.
A special atmosphere during the wedding in the Church in Montenegro is guaranteed. Local churches and temples are places of pilgrimage for Orthodox and Catholic people from many countries. You can choose a church built many centuries ago, or a relatively new temple built on the site of an old Shrine. After the wedding, the couple can sign up for a pilgrimage tour to see the local shrines.
The main documents for the wedding are the passport and birth certificate of the bride and groom. At the wedding, certain rules must be observed:
– those who are married in the Church must not be blood relatives;
-the bride and groom, as well as all the witnesses must be baptized;
-none of the couple must be married in the Church;
-the witnesses must not be married to each other.
If someone is not baptized, then you can be baptized before the wedding — usually this is not a problem. It is easy to be baptized right before the wedding. The procedure takes place separately from the wedding ceremony or together. If a couple is already married, they can only go through a wedding ceremony.
Wedding in Montenegro will cost less than in many European countries. The cost of the procedure will depend on the complexity of its organization. The agency charges a fee for resolving issues that pose a problem for foreigners. The company undertakes the booking procedure, translation of documents, and support of the ceremony. Personal manager will reserve time at the selected Church, the procedure takes place in the Montenegrin language.
Temples do not officially charge for the wedding procedure, but in Montenegro it is customary to make donations after the ceremony. The amount of donations is determined only by the couple.
If you have difficulty choosing the amount, you can ask the manager accompanying the ceremony in advance. If the wedding takes place together with the wedding at the church , then the general estimate for both processes is assumed. Of course, such a wedding will cost more — the price list will include the services chosen for the newlyweds.
Choosing a wedding procedure in Montenegro, you will not regret it. The ceremony will be held in a gracious atmosphere in the country of ancient shrines. After the wedding, you can enjoy the beauty of Montenegro, take beautiful pictures. In Montenegro, it is not difficult to visit the Holy places, famous throughout Europe monasteries — there are short distances to various attractions.