Fun German Wedding Custom

Over time, wedding ceremonies have largely managed to adhere to some framework that is quite general generally in most countries. But, each society has its own customs that are exclusive to them Some of these fun german wedding tradition does sound a little bit dumb to non- locals, but they really carry meaning for the couple and their family and friends.

The history of the wedding- snoring is a common one around eastern Europe, it is essentially where close friends of the bridegroom does”kidnap” the wedding during the party and take her somewhere otherwise( largely to a bar or club ). They will then call the groom to require a ransom which he will have to go from restaurant to restaurant to pay until they release the wife. This is meant to teach the man that his partner will not be a wuss and that he should be strong enough to stand up for what he wants in his existence.

In France, newlyweds does typically consume dark liquor from the same drink during their greeting. This is a symbol of sharing their lives up and avoiding quarrels.

The Welsh also have a sweet minor tradition of giving their honeymooners carved cutlery, called lovespoons, decorated with tips and pearls that represent the key to their brain. This is to ensure that the couple are not just romantic but true to each other throughout their marriage. In Greece, three days before a wedding, the couple will have a krevati ceremony where friends and family come over to their home and pin money on their mattress in a sign of good fortune.