The world with its diversity and uniqueness in all of countries make life more colorful and there is no end to talk about. One of them is about love. It is natural and pure. Some people said that God gave us a half part heart and we need to find the other half to complete ourselves. But how if a couple already find their other half and have a completed heart? The answer is to committed in a marriage. A marriage unite 2 humans and 2 families with their own traditions. And these are some wedding traditions with its uniqueness.
The 4th biggest country in Europe has a lot of wedding traditions. For example is Kissing party. This traditions is allowing people to kiss the bride or the groom (usually on the cheeks) when one of them is not in the table together to go to the toilet or anything. Do you want have a Swedish friend now?
Are you strong enough to hold your needs to urinate? Tidong people in Borneo observe a tradition that states the bride and groom must not leave their home or use the bathroom for three whole days after their wedding ceremony and are kept under watchful guard and allowed only a small amount of food and drink. In Tidong culture, not observing the ritual is said to tarnish the bride and groom with bad luck and to give them many kids.
Before getting married, the citizens of Marquesas Island have to do their tradition which is step on the back of their families. This is such a fun tradition. It will be more fun if their families also need a free shiatsu treatment.
To get their parents’ permission, the Bride and Groom-to-be of Masai, they have to let their head and chest to be spitted out by their oldest families. It’s a symbol of gratitude and it’s also a common things to do. Not only to get a permission for their marriage, the spit-out tradition usually used to congrats someone for a new born baby.
For Korean man who will get married, they have to let their friends beating their foot. They believe that this tradition will give the groom more vitality on his first night as a husband with his wife. First of all, the groom needs to take off his shoes and tie his feet together with a rope or sash. They then lift his legs off the ground and start beating the soles of his feet with a wood stick or dried yellow corvine fish
It’s very unique isn’t it? And until now, those traditions are still preserved and they keep it forwarded to the next generation. How about your traditions?
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