Wedding traditions of the different countries

Romanian Wedding Traditions

Wedding is one of the most interesting family traditions, in all cultures around the world. It supposes different customs for different people, which can be of religious, economical, legislative and folklore nature. The Romanian folk rituals are performed in order to bring about happiness, prosperity, social integration and fecundity to the young couple. These rituals vary from region to region, but one of common elements is the popular costumes the bride and the groom have to wear and which are full of symbolism.

Wedding Traditions in Slovakia

Slovakia boasts with numerous wounderful traditions, where the wedding ones definately stand out from the rest of Europe!

Traditions of Oman: The Omani Wedding

A wedding is always one of the happiest moments in a couple’s life, but in Oman it’s never just about bringing two people together to start their lives anew, it’s about bring two families and sometimes two villages together and binding them in one of the strongest bonds ever known for a lifetime!

Portuguese Wedding Traditions

Portugal is a ancient and once-powerful country rich with tradition and heritage, including many ancient wedding customs.

Wedding Traditions in Estonia

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

Scottish Wedding Traditions

Scotland had always had its own way of doing things, and that includes weddings. Today’s Scottish weddings are a blend of ancient Highland traditions and the more modern, streamlined rights.

Wedding in Seychelles

The cosmopolitan Seychellois are a colourful blend of peoples of different races, cultures and religions. At different times in its history, people of African, European and Asian origin have come to Seychelles, bringing with them their distinct traditions and customs and contributing to the way of life and to the vibrant Seychellois culture.

Wedding Customs in France

France has always been a crossroads of Europe, so it should be no surprise that French wedding customs are a rich mix of customs from other cultures together with those nurtured in the most romantic country in the world.

Maldives Wedding

The exotic country of Maldives is a popular wedding destination. The beautiful beaches, tranquil waters of the sea, colorful coral reefs and the fantastic resorts offer the perfect place for a romantic Maldives Wedding.

Ukraine Wedding Traditions

What immediately makes Ukraine wedding unique is that we never say we "celebrate", but always "play wedding".

It comes from the old Ukrainian wedding traditions, when a wedding was not just a party but a complete set of rituals which symbolized the creation of a strong foundation for a new family and its future well-being.

It was more a theater play than a party where the solemnity and merry-making played together.

Jamaican Wedding Traditions

With a relaxed and amazingly hospitable culture, Jamaican weddings are some of the best examples of a real coming together of families – as well as friends and indeed whole communities – for a real celebration! With some extraordinarily beautiful wedding backdrop options, including coastal, city or inland, Jamaica is a fantastic place to visit for the purposes of marriage – whether to hold one or to be a part of someone else’s celebration.

Malaysian Wedding Traditions

Malaysia is like a melting pot of different cultures. This has consequently led to a rich and vivid wedding spectrum.

Laos Wedding

A traditional Laos wedding is usually held at the bride’s family home. The wedding ceremony takes place can either be in the morning or afternoon.

Wedding Traditions in Holland

The roots of the customary bridal shower originated in Holland. If a Dutch bride was unfortunate enough enough to have her father not approve of her choice in husbands, he would not offer a dowry. Her friends would then "shower"her with gifts so she could still be married to her groom., without the help of her father.