Did you ever think to celebrate your wedding abroad with an exotic approach, to spend it in an unusual atmosphere, surrounded by new landscapes and taking part in the old traditions? If so, choose a place and entourage, because wedding ceremonies abroad are diverse.
Here is a Thai wedding ceremony - the bride and groom are dressed in white and gold clothes, heads are dressed in lotuses, and the union is fastened with garlands of flowers that the newlyweds wear on each other.
In Polynesia, the ceremony takes place on a sunset beach, lit by torches and decorated with flowers. On the bride dressed traditional pareo, and it leads to the beach dancer under the musical accompaniment. The groom, in turn, sails for the bride on a pie surrounded by men. The leader of the ceremony gives a speech, and the newlyweds exchange necklaces from tiara flowers and receive a marriage certificate on the palm bark. After they are covered with a wedding veil, and either lead to a bungalow, where a festive table is already served, or taken to the island, where they are also waiting for champagne and fruit.
Indian wedding ceremony is unusually bright and beautiful - the bride signs the hands of henna a few days before the wedding, and the groom comes for her in colorful clothes and a white horse. The bride is waiting for him in a red sari, decorated with numerous bracelets. The wedding ceremony itself is held for several hours, and in its course the young should stand barefoot. In this case, the bridesmaids hide the groom's shoes and give it away, bargaining.
In the Czechs, the newlyweds were subjected to peculiar tests - before the groom they put a bottle and a crochet with a sickle, before a bride - a broom. The groom had to take up the sickle, which implied his future performance, and the bride, as a good housewife, for a broom. The newlyweds in the Czech Republic were showered with rice for a healthy and numerous offspring. And also the Czech young people ate a soup from one plate at the ceremony - for a soul's life together.
The German wedding ceremony begins with a battering of the dishes in front of the bride's house. It is believed that the crackling and noise drive away evil spirits, well, and the tradition ends, of course, cleaning, which involves both the bride and groom. Also young sprinkled with lentils and beans - a symbol of numerous offspring. And the merry ritual that enters the wedding ceremony is a trip on five carts, where the dowry of the bride is laid, including the double bed. The bride rides on carts, sitting on this very bed on cushions and feather beds. On the day of the wedding, the Germans also plant a pink tree, or a rose bush, as a sign of a strong romantic love.
In Italy, on the wedding day, the bride is hidden, and the groom has to overcome obstacles in order to find a loved one or pay a ransom. The bride and groom try to protect themselves from evil forces - he puts a piece of iron in his pocket, and she puts on a veil and does not wear any gold ornaments, except for the wedding ring. Also after the wedding, the newly-made husband brings his wife into the house on his hands, because if the wife steps on the threshold, difficulties in the family life will not turn out.
The French bride is also hiding from the groom. When he finally gets into the house, he gets different girls, among whom he must find out his lover. The bride should not show her joy about the wedding, her duty to resist and cry because of parting with her home. For the same reason, the bride must make attempts to escape on her way to the church, her insistence on this matter is directly related to virtue. At the French wedding, the most fun moments are the kidnapping of the shoe and the garter of the bride. The bride does not resist the kidnapper, she is somehow in cahoots with him, and the groom has to pay off wine.
The Spanish bride is watered with syrup so that the life together is sweet. During the wedding in the church, the groom gives the bride thirty golden coins, which you need to keep all your life and spend only as a last resort. There is a tradition of collecting donations from fellow villagers, even those who are not invited to the wedding. There is an unpleasant moment - after a feast the youth pursues the groom and the bride that the wedding night did not take place, so the place of lodging for a young couple is kept secret.
As you can see, in every country there are traditional ceremonies of wedding ceremonies, and if you want, you can touch them.