Four  Most  Beautiful Wedding Traditions  Around Globe

The term ‘wedding’ is simply or broadly known by everyone. In every type of religion, country, you see about it and there is always a desire to know about it to know the culture and tradition by which it takes place. So for that, we are going to elaborately know about it that what it is and how is it different in every religion or country. So let’s get started to know some World beautiful wedding traditions. 

Four most beautiful wedding Traditions around Globe
Most Beautiful wedding Traditions around Globe

 A wedding is a ritualistic event where two peoples are united in a system of marriage. The word ‘marriage’ is a union of at least two individuals (partners) at a physical & psychological level. The way of getting married or wedding varies from place to place. Let’s have a look at Four Beautiful Wedding Traditions Around Globe. 

1.   Russian wedding Tradition

A Russian wedding is varied or different from other wedding traditions weddings are common in Russia, the person needs to have an official ceremony in the registry office too, as only church ceremonies are not legally binding considered. It is one of the World`s most beautiful wedding venues.There must be at least two people to legally witness it. As part of the event, the groom pays a ‘vykup nevesty’ (ransom to the bride’s father). It is comically arranged, the parents of the bride jokingly present someone else with a covered face rather than an actual bride.

Russian wedding tradition, father with bride
Source: Polkadotbride, Father coming with bride

 A church wedding is also in two parts- betrothal and crowning. After church part is complete. Then at zags, department of public services there occurs civil event. Here rings are exchanged and now booth is pronounced husband and wife. After marriage, the couple often releases some balloons to symbolize their partnership. Then they return for the reception, where a range of toats takes place before a meal. 

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On the day of the wedding, the person is needed to attend the venue 30 minutes before the ceremony at the registry office with a witness. After the ceremony, the wedding certificate is given and the address of the government office is mentioned to get a legal certifying document guaranteeing as to recognize in the native country. One thing here is that even the groom has collected his bride from her home, they must travel in two separate cars that are decorated to their first destination. While the toast eating tradition occurs, whoever bites the bigger one is supposed to be head of the future house. To sweeten the bitter taste of champagne, the couples are instructed to kiss for as long as they can.

Russian wedding tradition, Bride and groom
Source- Polkadotbride, Bride and Groom in church

 Awesome facts about Russian wedding

·      In Russia, when a groom comes for her bride, then before he has to pay a symbolic ransom for her.

·      A wedding is usually scheduled on days off.

·     During the receptions, the toasts are made, which always ends with ‘Gorka’. The bride and groom have to kiss after those words. A duration of kisses is counted as ‘one’ two’ three’…it is said that the longer the kiss, the stronger the love.

·     In Russia, it is a tradition to gift money at weddings. If you want to give a present, you should take to consult the new bride and groom or with their parents in advance for it.

 2.  Americann Wedding Traditions

 In America, the tradition followed is a white wedding type ceremony which originates from the white color of the bride's wedding dress, but refers to an entire wedding routine. Usually, the bride’s mother does most of the planning that’s is tradition and the bride’s father pays for the wedding and the reception. The bride cares all about the planning related to food and every detail of the wedding. Before 1 or 2 months invitations cards are sent to the guests.

American wedding tradition

In the wedding giving gifts to the new couple is technically optional which is chosen by almost every guest. Wedding gifts are most commonly sent to the bride's or host's home before the wedding day.  No guests bring gifts on ceremony day. Generally, the wedding is done in churches traditionally even if you don’t believe it. In that religion. It is usually in a church the bride wears a very expensive white wedding dress and the groom wears a tuxedo black white on his suite.  And if you are non-religious then the most common non-religious form is derived from a simple Anglicanceremony in the Book of Common Prayer and can be performed in less than ten minutes, although it is often extended by inserting music or speeches. And if you married two different religions then couples opt to share the same religion. 

Traditionally there is a cultural thing that some women dress similar to the bride to confuse any evil spirits that may attempt to kidnap the bride. Nowadays, the bridesmaids may dress differently from the bride, but they wear similar dresses to each other for good luck. During the ceremony, there is a cake provided to the couples to cut which is cut and throw over the bride's head during the ceremony to symbolize fertility. The guests would pick up the bits of cake that fell to the floor and keep them for luck.

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 Awesome facts  about American wedding Processes

1. Sending more fancy invitations cards descibes  that how much you interested in the presence of that person.

2. 81% of guests say the thing they remember most about a wedding is the entertainment.

3. Wedding rings are often placed on the third finger of the left hand because ancient Egyptians believed the vein in that hand (which the Romans called the “vein of love”) ran directly to the heart.

3. Chinese Wedding Traditions

Wedding tradition in China was first given when the marriage of sister and brother nรผwa and Fu Xi. At that time the world was unpopulated, so the siblings wanted to get married but, at the same time, they felt ashamed. So they went up to the Kunlun Mountains and prayed to the heavens. They asked for permission for their marriage and said, "if you allow us to marry, please make the mist surround us." the heavens gave permission to the couple, and promptly the peak was covered in mist. It is said that to hide her shyness, nรผwa covered her blushing face with a fan. Nowadays in some villages in China, the brides still follow the custom and use a fan to shield their faces. In the modern era, Chinese wedding  traditions for the bride to wear a red dress, called a qipao, and to cover her face with a red veil on the wedding day.

Chinese wedding Tradition
Chinese wedding ceremony, Bride 

 In Chinese culture, red symbolizes happiness, prosperity, and good luck. Today, in modern weddings the bride wears a white bridal gown and third ball gown throughout the evening. Many modern brides also change into a fourth dress at the end of the ceremonies to send off their guests. Couples Destin to marry have invisible red strings, connecting them, tied around their ankles when they are young children. As they grow older the strings get shorter and shorter until it is time for them to wed. Nothing can sever the strings "not distance, changing circumstances, or love. Marriage is their destiny."

In China, wedding legally does by officials in the offices of the civil affairs bureau, there’s the party or banquet part (as westerners would call it, the reception).

 Awesome facts  about Chinese wedding Traditions

  •  In China, weddings are generally done on some special dates such as 08.08.08 because 8 is the lucky number of china or 1.4.13 (this date means ‘love you forever’).
  •  Once a Chinese proposal has been confirmed, the groom’s family would invite a fortune teller to choose a wedding date. This is believed to bring the most luck to the couple based on the Chinese calendar mythology.
  • In many cultures around the world, it is a tradition that the girl’s parents always pay for everything but in china, it’s the groom’s family that pays for the wedding,
Chinese wedding Tradition
A native Tradition done by bride and groom in China

4.  Korean wedding Rituals

Today, the wedding culture in Korea is simpler. Weddings do not contain as many symbols as they used to, and they are generally more procedural. Most Koreans are married in wedding halls and the whole ceremony takes only 30 minutes. Guests give money to the couple, eat a meal in the wedding hall after the ceremony, then leave. Seu-deu-mae is a Korean expression referring to the expenses of the wedding, such as the studio photos (seu), the wedding dress (deu) and tuxedo, and facial treatment and full makeup (Mae) for the bride. The wedding hall must also be rented. All this costs a great deal of money, resulting in a greater emphasis being placed on money for weddings than in the past. In this way, weddings today are more expensive. Also, the focus is heavily on the bride and groom, and not on their families.

Korean wedding tradition
Korean Bride , a korean tradition

In Korea, weddings rituals are less formal and more individualistic. Although some traditions continue from the old days, such as wearing hanbok and sitting at a small symbolic sang after the wedding in a ritual called pebaek, most aspects of the ceremony are different. In some cases, modern couples choose to have a traditional wedding because they want to be unique. The ceremony is slower and longer, so the bride and groom, families, and guests can enjoy the special moment. June is a popular season for weddings in Korea.

 Awesome facts about the Korean wedding Traditions

  • When arriving at the wedding you have to “pay” to receive a buffet coupon and to be allowed to attend the wedding.
  •  You'll only get to meet your future in-laws when you're ready to get marry.
  •   A wedding duration maximum takes an average of 45 minutes.
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Similarities With Indian Weddings  Traditions

We see the wedding system of Russia then we get that at a Russian wedding there are some things which match with Indian weddings which are a little bit interesting. Russian weddings last up to two days to two weeks which is the same as India. Both Russians and Indians love their families and give more importance to their families. The system of engagement  is same as of India.

Indian wedding ring ceremony
A Similar procession from Indian wedding to world- Ring ceremony

After that we read about Four Most  Beautiful Wedding Traditions Around Globe, TRADITION OF USA. IN the USA, you find that when two different surnames of individuals marry each other than the other exchange the surnames with first-person which is similar to India. A wedding ring is the most common similarities found in America’s wedding.