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Family and friends of the bride and groom are seated on opposite sides of the church to symbolize
What is Cutting of the blood covenant
The dawning wedding day heralds the happiest and holiest day of one's life for on this day all their past mistakes are forgiven as they merge into a new, complete soul.
What is Yom Kippur
Historically, Moroccans celebrated weddings on this day and season at the end of the harvest, when there was plenty of food to feast on.
What is Sunday and Fall
For centuries, Chinese brides wore these traditional bright-red silk dresses with intricate gold embroidery, falling all the way to the ground revealing only the bride's head, hands, and toes.
What is Qipao
newlyweds must instantly put their bond to the test by working together to saw a log in half in front of all their guests.
What is Germany traditions
Demonstrates the parent's blessing on the union and the transfer of care and responsibility to the husband.
What is The Giving away of the bride
What is the hebrew term for groom and bride.
What is Chatan, Kallah
What two colors where worn to scare away evil and bring good luck
What is yellow and green
Chinese couples consult a fortune-teller to find a favorable date derived from their birth dates
What is an Astrologer
Grooms give their new mother-in-laws wild geese or ducks. The monogamous animals represent the groom’s pure intentions and loyalty to his bride.
What is Korean traditions
Symbolizes the wife's purity in heart and life, and in reverence to God. It's also a picture of the righteousness of Christ described in Revelation 19:7-8.
What is White Wedding dress
It is customary for the Chatan and Kallah not to see each other for one week preceding the wedding. Therefore, prior to the wedding ceremony, the chatan and kallah greet guests separately
What is Kabbalat Panim
With separate parties for the men and women. A traditional Moroccan wedding last up to how many days ?
What is Seven
Bridesmaids forcing groom to negotiate (with money) his way into the brides house. Once the ladies were satisfied with his offerings, they would deem him worthy of entering, and he would join the bride's parents for tea (served by the bride)
What is Parting ritual
As the freshly married bride and groom leave the village, the father of the bride spits on his daughter’s head and chest so as not to jinx their good fortune.
What is Kenyan tradition
"God is love, and those who abide in love, abide in God, and God abides in them. This is the day the Lord has made; Let us rejoice and be glad in it."
What is Words of Gathering
Symbolizes the idea of modesty and conveys the lesson that however attractive physical appearances may be, the soul and character are paramount. It is reminiscent of Rebecca covering her face before marrying Isaac
What is Veil
A chicken, beef and lamb stew mixed with almonds, apricots, onions and other spices) alongside heaping piles of couscous.
What is Tajine
Weddings were a great excuse for Chinese families to flaunt their wealth, making a 10- to 12-course banquet. This soup item in particular being of the most popular & expensive.
What is Shark fin soup
The bride and groom release two doves into the air to represent a long, peaceful, and harmonious life together.
What is Filipino tradition
"To have and to hold from this day forward, for better for worse, for richer for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death us do part", have been recited at UK church weddings since.
What is 1552
Outlines the Chatan's various responsibilities to provide his wife with food, shelter and clothing, and to be attentive to her emotional needs.
What is Ketubah
Lively wedding march complete with music, dancing and even flaming swords
What is Zaffa
At more elaborate weddings, the couple and their guests would enjoy a performance in which performers dressed as powerful felines swayed to the beat of drums, gongs and cymbals to scare away evil spirits.
What is lion dance
The bride and groom take three sips each from three flat sake cups, after which their parents do the same, bonding the families together.
What is Japanese tradition
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