Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 During the party: after the religious ritual, the bride is allowed to go wild with a frenzied dance. 

The Wedding

19 october 1991 - Matera, Italy

It's a local tradition to walk alone along the town main street immediately after the wedding ceremony.

 

 Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 During the party: after the religious ritual, the bride is allowed to go wild with a frenzied dance. 

Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 During the party: after the religious ritual, the bride is allowed to go wild with a frenzied dance. 

 Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 Preparation and dressing of the bride, assisted by the bride's maids. 

Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 Preparation and dressing of the bride, assisted by the bride's maids. 

 Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 Italian Wedding. 

Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 Italian Wedding. 

 Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 Italian Wedding. 

Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 Italian Wedding. 

 Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 The newlyweds come out of the church welcomed by the classic hurl of rice. 

Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 The newlyweds come out of the church welcomed by the classic hurl of rice. 

 Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 The newlyweds walk through deserted streets of Matera after the ceremony. 

Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 The newlyweds walk through deserted streets of Matera after the ceremony. 

 Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 Photos after the ceremony: Italians like to splurge for the wedding photo shoot. 

Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 Photos after the ceremony: Italians like to splurge for the wedding photo shoot. 

 Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 Immediately after the wedding ceremony, it's a local tradition for the couple to walk alone along the town streets. 

Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 Immediately after the wedding ceremony, it's a local tradition for the couple to walk alone along the town streets. 

 Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 Immediately after the wedding, it is a local tradition to walk alone along the town streets. 

Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 Immediately after the wedding, it is a local tradition to walk alone along the town streets. 

 Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 Italian Wedding. 

Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 Italian Wedding. 

 Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 Italian Wedding. 

Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 Italian Wedding. 

 Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 The bride refreshers her make-up in private, far from the high spirits of the party: the wedding day is at the end. 

Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 The bride refreshers her make-up in private, far from the high spirits of the party: the wedding day is at the end. 

 Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 The dancing party with friends takes place after the ceremony.

Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 The dancing party with friends takes place after the ceremony.

 Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 Semel in anno licet insanire: at the end of the party maybe the guests are a little drank.

Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 Semel in anno licet insanire: at the end of the party maybe the guests are a little drank.

 Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 The dancing party with friends takes place after the ceremony.

Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 The dancing party with friends takes place after the ceremony.

 Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 The dancing party with friends takes place after the ceremony.

Matera, Italy - 19 October 1991 The dancing party with friends takes place after the ceremony.