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MARRIAGE: Wedding traditions in different countries

Marriage in Spanish. Here the traditional color associated with wedding festivities – orange. The color orange in Spain symbolizes the richness of life, bright passion, ageless beauty, so the bride’s dress, flowers in her bouquet and hair exactly this color.

The groom gives thirteen coins lover to prove her your material worth. These coins are the bride will hold the whole ceremony in a special purse. A wise old Spanish custom forbade the newlyweds to spend the first night in bed together – the newlyweds were separated after the wedding feast, and to their beds for the night put guards.

Marriage in Greek. The main function of the friends of the bride and bridesmaids – to scare away evil spirits. This same function is depicted on their clothes the eyes, it protects newlyweds from envy and failure. The bride on the wedding day puts the glove in a piece of sugar that the love was always sweet.

In Greek weddings the obligatory “money dance”, during which guests dancing with the bride and groom, attach money to their clothes. Following tradition, newlyweds (before they become to settle) must run small children to the life of the couple was joyful and carefree.

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North Korean stranger as tradition

The Communist state television North Korea showed the footage twice, which recently took on the powers of the President of the national young leader Kim Jong-UN is pictured next to an unknown young woman.

About the personal life of Kim Jong-UN, the illegitimate son of the former North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il and grandson of North Korea’s founder Kim Il-Sung, is not known, so this news caught the attention of journalists and political scientists.

New North Korean leader appeared in the company of a young woman at the ceremony in memory of the founder of the DPRK Kim Il Sung, who died 18 years ago. The ceremony was held in the memorial Palace of Kumsusan, where lies the embalmed body of the author’s “teachings of Juche”. State television showed footage of Kim Jong UN and his companion aged 20-30 years together bow before the portrait of Kim Il Sung. This same woman dressed in a simple black suit, sat next to Kim Jong-UN during a concert of the State Symphony orchestra of the DPRK on 6 July.

Many South Korean media believe that it is the younger sister of Kim Jong UN – Kim Ye Chan, which, according Continue reading

10 wedding traditions of the world

Wedding — it’s not just vows and feast, it is also a lot of traditions and customs. We throw bouquets, pies, soup and the bride and groom are trying from the same plate, in other cultures traditions can be “witty”.

A significant part of Czech wedding traditions originated in pagan times. And although this practice would not hurt as verification characters partners, today these traditions are observed rarely. Previously, for example, on the threshold of the house of the bride was leaving the chump with an axe and a bottle of wine. If a man first picked up a bottle of alcohol, this meant that in the future he will be a good drinker.

But for the bride in the room her betrothed was already prepared with a broom. If the girl deftly sweep all and return the broom to the place, so she will be caring and a good housewife. Although such practices weaknesses of partners could “float” a couple years earlier, in our country, unfortunately, remained popular only “harmless” tradition. We still breakable plates, kidnapping brides, wedding throw bouquets, bake pies and put on the clamp. But then, as the first day of life together is celebrated in other cultures, sometimes the mind refuses to understand.

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