Wedding traditions are perplexing, some are seemingly strange. What binds these seemingly disparate customs from near and far is one simple thing is, love. We have some customs filled with surprising elements , from around the world. These will surely be informative and interesting, let’s find out if they are:
While most about-to-be marrieds brim with excitement and anticipation, Congolese brides and grooms must keep their happiness in check. During their entire wedding day, from ceremony to reception, the two are not allowed to smile. If they do, it would mean they aren’t serious about marriage.
On her wedding day,wears white from head to toe, including makeup, kimono, and a hood called a “tsunokakushi.” White denotes her maiden status, and the hood hides the so-called “horns of jealousy” she feels towards her mother-in-law.
In Lebanon, the wedding celebration, known as the Zaffe, gets off to a rowdy start with music, belly dancing, and shouting at both the groom’s and bride’s home courtesy of the couple’s friends, family, and, occasionally, professional dancers and musicians. Eventually, everyone ends up at the bride’s house, where the couple is showered with blessings and flower petals as they leave for the ceremony.
It’s typical at Norwegian weddings to serve a towering special-occasion cake called a “kransekake.” It’s made with iced almond cake rings to form a cone shape, and a wine bottle is often placed in its hollow center.
How would you like to be all dressed up in your wedding finery and have your dad spit on you? That’s what happens in some parts of Kenya after the ceremony when a Maasai bride leaves with her new husband. The purpose is to not tempt fate by being too supportive of the newlyweds.
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