Autumn Folklore

Swiss-Ukranian fusion

Although summer is the most common season for weddings, hosting a celebration in October can infuse a special autumnal charm into the event. When planning a wedding that combines different cultural traditions, the challenge is to create a cohesive and harmonious ambiance. Our team successfully achieved this by blending Swiss and Ukrainian customs, and incorporating autumnal elements into the décor. We hung branches from the ceiling and used florals that matched the season to transform an empty event marquee into a warm and inviting wedding venue.

Lush, warm, golden Kyiv autumn

Kyiv transforms into a captivating golden metropolis during the autumn months, offering nothing but delightful morning walks and warm mulled wine in the late afternoon. While summer remains the favored wedding season, an October celebration adds a unique autumn flavor to the festivities.

Plans for the evening?

After a delightful family dinner and the traditional first dance, the real party began with a lively folk band playing ethnic Western Ukrainian dancing melodies. Soon after, the DJ started playing modern dance sets to keep the energy up. To add a unique touch, instead of a wedding cake, guests were treated to traditional homemade Lviv syrnik.


For those who preferred not to dance, we had two traditional snack and drink stations set up. Guests could enjoy the Ukranian and Swiss stations with racklet, a variety of snacks, mulled wine, and traditional liquors from both countries. These stations provided a fun way for guests to sample the local flavors and cultures.

Late evening transformation

Our expert lighting engineer crew worked their magic and transformed the marquee into a captivating evening setting. They continued the warm autumn colour scheme with a beautiful combination of hues that lit up the tent and added to the cozy and inviting atmosphere. Thanks to their expertise, the venue was completely transformed from day to night, creating a magical and unforgettable experience for all guests.

Maryana Kuzio | St. Gallen, Switzerland
Maryana Kuzio | St. Gallen, Switzerland@maryana.kuzio
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