Belarus Wedding Traditions

Belarus Wedding Traditions

Belarus wedding traditions are quite ancient. One of the oldest wedding traditions involves the concept of order in priority. What this meant was that the oldest daughter was married first, followed by the next oldest and so forth. If a younger sister married before her older sister it was considered a major embarrassment for everyone.

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Wedding Traditions in Belgium

Wedding Traditions in Belgium

Belgium is a very old country, with a fascinating mixture of old customs and modern laws. Belgium weddings may be performed as a civil ceremony or as a religious ceremony.

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Wedding in Benin

Wedding in Benin

As with many African countries, the Benin culture constitutes a number of different tribes. Naturally, wedding customs in Benin and traditional marriage practices will and do vary from tribe to tribe and culture to culture. Both monogamous as well as polygamous marriages are seen in the Benin culture but the traditional wedding is pretty much the same regardless.

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Brazilian Wedding Traditions

Brazilian Wedding Traditions

Known and admired the world over for their flamboyant, larger than life, joie-de-vivre culture, a wedding in Brazil brings no less than youd expect from moving traditions which reflect the Brazilians great love of family, to ancient customs which reflect a rich heritage of superstition, excitement and extravagance!

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Cambodian Wedding Traditions

Cambodian Wedding Traditions

Many Khmer traditions display interesting facts, but weddings are particularly fascinating. The rituals they have for weddings, their special care regarding how to employ the moments before and after wedding, and, last but not least, Khmer peculiar rules in this direction bring a special charm to the entire context.

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Chilean Wedding Customs

Chilean Wedding Customs

Usually, in Chile, weddings go like this:The man proposes and (so long as the lady accepts), he offers her an engagement ring which she places on her ring finger, just like in England and most of Europe.

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Cyprus Wedding Traditions

Cyprus Wedding Traditions

In Cyprus we have a variety of wedding traditional customs. Most Cypriots are Greek Orthodox, few of them are Catholic. When a couple becomes engaged the parents of the groom and the bride are gathering to the brides house and bless the couple over food and wine.

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Wedding traditions of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Wedding traditions of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Woyo (Bahoyo, Bawoyo, Ngoyo) people live in Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire) and in the Angolan Cabinda province. When the woman gets married her mother gives her a set of pot lids. These lids are carved with illustrations which represent proverbs describing relations in the marriage.

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Danish Wedding Traditions

Danish Wedding Traditions

In Denmark, there is a traditional wedding custom of building an arch of pine branches, called the Gate of Honor, in front of the bride's family home. Another Gate of Honor is built when the couple celebrates their silver anniversary.

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Wedding Traditions in Estonia

Wedding Traditions in Estonia

Estonia must be the world leader in wedding traditions! Many are completely incomprehensible to the outsider (or even the insiders).

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