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7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries by 24hoursreporter: 11:21am On Jan 14
A wedding day is one of the most special days in the life of everybody. Its a day that comes with joy, fulfillment and endless happiness. Different cultures around the world have their unique ways of celebrating wedding ceremonies.

Wedding celebrations differ from one country to another. For instance, it is standard practice in the United State for Bride to toss her bouquet into a crowd of single ladies.

Also, it will baffle you to see couples clearing smashed plates from the ground in Germany. This proves that they can handle challenges that come their way in the marriage.

7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries


#1. It Is A Common Tradition In Nigeria To Spray The Bride Cash When She Enters The Dancing Floor With Her Groom



Spraying money to the bride and her groom is one of the longstanding wedding traditions in Nigeria. According to people who understand this practice, it represents hope for the couple’s good fortune.

#2. Both Couples Often Release Each White Dove In A Filipino Traditional Wedding



In a traditional Filipino wedding, both the bride and groom are expected to release a dove each. The doves will fly away, these doves are a symbol of successful marriage for the couple.

#3. Guests May Smash Porcelain Dishes On The Ground In A German Wedding



It is a normal tradition for guests at a German wedding to smash porcelain. This is believed to cast out all evil spirit from the marriage.

After the guests smashed the porcelain dishes, the couple will clean the mess. This is an indication that they can handle all the challenges that come their way in the marriage.

#4. The Groom’s Mother Breaks A Ceramic Bell Filled With Grain In A Guatemalan Wedding



The practice is for the groom’s mother to break a ceramic bell filled with grains on the arrival of the bride and the groom. As a matter of fact, this tradition indicates that the couple will be prosperous in their marriage.

#5. At A Traditional Irish Wedding Bell Is Rung After Couple Reads Their Vow




It is customary for a bell to be rung at an Irish wedding. According to them, this ritual helps to cast away evil spirit from the marriage.

#6. Two Wooden Ducks Are Always Available In A Traditional Korean Wedding



Ordinarily, Mandarin docks mate for life and bringing two wooden ducks to a Korean wedding indicates that the marriage is celebrated officially.

After the celebration, the Groom’s mother will throw a wooden duck to the bride, according to the Korean belief, if she catches it, the first child of the marriage will be a boy. And if she doesn’t catch it, the first child will be a girl.

#7. In A Maasai Traditional Wedding In Kenya and Tanzania, The Bride Father Will Spit On Her




How will you feel, if you see your potential father-in-law spitting on your wife (His daughter) on the day of your traditional wedding? Well, don’t be surprised, this is what the Maasai people in Kenya and Tanzania do.

On the day of the traditional wedding, the bride’s father will spit on her, this is a form of blessing according to the Maasai people’s custom.

Source: http://www.24hoursreporter.com/2019/01/14/7-interesting-wedding-traditions-that-are-peculiar-to-different-countries/

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Re: 7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries by 24hoursreporter: 11:23am On Jan 14
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Re: 7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries by ValCon888(m): 11:41am On Jan 14
24hoursreporter:
Different culture in different parts of the world

Na you create thread na still you be first to comment.

Which kyn greed be dat? Oya collect slap

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Re: 7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries by MANNABBQGRILLS: 11:41am On Jan 14
Nice thread.......

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Re: 7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries by kennygee(f): 11:42am On Jan 14
The spitting part is disgusting.

No wonder the Maasai bride in the picture didn't look happy.

cheesy

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Re: 7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries by moriahmills32: 11:43am On Jan 14
wow...different cultures
Re: 7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries by EVILFOREST: 11:43am On Jan 14
24hoursreporter:
Different culture in different parts of the world
That’s why I keep asking
Who will inherit HELL...??
Cultures differ

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Re: 7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries by aishapmbtoto: 11:44am On Jan 14
In Nigeria, rice and stew very plenty

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Re: 7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries by slawomir: 11:44am On Jan 14
Isoright
Re: 7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries by shevon: 11:45am On Jan 14
24hoursreporter:

#7. In A Maasai Traditional Wedding In Kenya and Tanzania, The Bride Father Will Spit On Her




How will you feel, if you see your potential father-in-law spitting on your wife (His daughter) on the day of your traditional wedding? Well, don’t be surprised, this is what the Maasai people in Kenya and Tanzania do.

On the day of the traditional wedding, the bride’s father will spit on her, this is a form of blessing according to the Maasai people’s custom.




Ewww

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Re: 7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries by GloriaNino: 11:45am On Jan 14
Kenya own must different.. taaaa angry

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Re: 7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries by neonly: 11:45am On Jan 14
Weeing happen now
Re: 7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries by Florblu(f): 11:46am On Jan 14
That Kenya culture though.
I love German culture

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Re: 7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries by Opinionated: 11:50am On Jan 14

Re: 7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries by sparog(m): 11:50am On Jan 14
ValCon888:


Na you create thread na still you be first to comment.

Which kyn greed be dat? Op mind yourself o


grin
No mind Op
Re: 7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries by 24hoursreporter: 11:53am On Jan 14
angry angry angry
Re: 7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries by jeremiahbdrc(m): 11:54am On Jan 14
i bin think say CBN say make we no dey spray money?
Re: 7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries by Etinosa1234(m): 11:54am On Jan 14
ValCon888:

Na you create thread na still you be first to comment.
Which kyn greed be dat? Oya collect slap
lolzzzz

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Re: 7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries by madridguy(m): 12:01pm On Jan 14
Interesting but the massai get k leg shocked
Re: 7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries by Yankiss(m): 12:03pm On Jan 14
The Maasai part got to me. Haba. And what are German's breaking Porcelain for? Abi na the chinawares be problem?? grin grin
Re: 7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries by Vikzz: 12:05pm On Jan 14
iyama
Re: 7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries by Basitelo1(m): 12:08pm On Jan 14
Na Kenya own dey always different

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Re: 7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries by Nigerianization(m): 12:16pm On Jan 14
The spraying of money aspect is my favorite

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Re: 7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries by enemyofprogress: 12:19pm On Jan 14
Na Yorubas get that number one and the use of aso ebi, na copy and paste other tribes in the country do.

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Re: 7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries by faithfull18(f): 12:19pm On Jan 14
Hmmn, interesting.
Re: 7 Interesting Wedding Traditions That Are Peculiar To Different Countries by Jowanson: 12:20pm On Jan 14
ValCon888:


Na you create thread na still you be first to comment.

Which kyn greed be dat? Oya collect slap



This first to comment thingy...sef....is there a monetary attachment or something so special about it? People go just dey hustle for am like national cake

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