Tableau Vivant in Vienna

Tableau Vivant in Vienna, Austria

An interesting item on the program of the Karlstag 2009 was a Tableau Vivant. A group of people walked in the dresses of the time before 1900 around the Karlsplatz.

Roman wedding in Carnuntum

Reenactment of a Roman Wedding in Carnuntum

During a Roman festival at the archaeological park of Carnuntum, I watched a reenactment of a Roman wedding. That way, I learned about the tradition that the Roman bride is cloaked. Some other details: The bridegroom looks very confident, whereas the lady in the blue dress seems to have a dark presentiment.