Where did the tradition of releasing doves come from?
The dove has come to symbolize peace, this was evident in the Greek myths, as well as in the Jewish and Christian bibles; in the story of Noah who sent out a dove and it brought back an olive branch. The white dove represented the renewal of man to land after the flood. For many cultures white doves released at a wedding signifies, love, unity, and fidelity
An old wedding superstition suggests that if you see a pair of doves on your wedding day, you’ll have a long and happy marriage. This basis of the superstition stems from the fact that doves mate for life.
Symbolically and not to mention beautiful the releasing of white doves at a wedding is a wonderful tradition; where grooms and brides express their love, unity and fidelity, at the end of the wedding ceremony.