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Preparing for a Japanese Wedding

By Jessica Weltersen

The Japanese culture is renowned for its emphasis on finding the perfect balance between aesthetics and function. Japan’s colorful history is witnessed through its people’s complex and yet absolutely orderly rituals and practices. (see Japan – Your destination to the Rising Sun) Japanese weddings best showcase how the Japanese strike the perfect balance or fusion […]

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Hindu Weddings: Colorful and Rich

By Jessica Weltersen

Hinduism is the third largest religion in the world and it is rich in traditions and ceremonies. Hindu weddings are among the most detailed ceremonies that combine tradition and culture. With such rich and colorful rituals, the Hindu wedding is an interesting sight to witness. Traditional Hindu Wedding The wedding ceremony is mostly conducted in […]

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An Introduction to Chinese Weddings

By Jessica Weltersen

Weddings require lot of planning and preparation. Wedding ceremonies tend to differ from country to country, culture to culture and couple to couple. A couple’s choice of wedding ceremony depends on personal beliefs, religion, culture and personal preferences. For the Chinese, there is no better way to celebrate the union of Chinese partners than with […]

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Enjoying a Traditional Vietnamese Wedding

By Jessica Weltersen

Weddings may differ from country to country and culture to culture, but the primary purpose of the wedding remains the same: a way to formally acknowledge the lifetime romantic commitment between two people in the eyes of the law and the couple’s church. Most couples are given the choice between a simple, streamlined modern wedding […]

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Wedding Traditions – How Have They Changed Over the Years?

By Jessica Weltersen

The United States is a melting pot of cultures, nationalities, religions and all of these play a big part in the different wedding traditions we see today. And just as different trends and fads come and go, some wedding traditions fall off and new ones are started. Sometimes different things start as trends and end […]

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Jewish Weddings: Where Customs Still Live

By Jessica Weltersen

Jewish traditions are some of the oldest in the world. Their holidays are familiar even to people who don’t practice their beliefs. For the Jews, marriage is the ideal state of personal existence because a man without a wife and a woman without a husband are incomplete beings. The Wedding Traditionally, marriages are arranged by […]

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Jewish Weddings

By Jessica Weltersen

Like all other religions, Judaism regards marriage in very high regard. Jews believe that without a wife or a husband, a person is not complete. Marriage in Judaism has a long history, and is deeply connected to the history, beliefs, and traditions of the Jewish people. Jewish weddings are meaningful celebrations that not only celebrate […]

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Understanding Scottish Wedding Traditions

By Jessica Weltersen

The Scots are renowned worldwide for having their own sense of identity and style. When it comes to traditional Scottish weddings, you certainly can’t expect anything less. Scotland is a country rich in history, culture and diversity. Today’s Scottish weddings provide young couples with the perfect blend of ancient Highland traditions and streamlined modern wedding […]

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Kasalang Pilipino: Looking Into Filipino Weddings

By Jessica Weltersen

Like most Asian nations, the Philippines has its own rich and diverse culture spread out over its more than 7,100 islands. Known as Asia’s “Pearl of the Orient,” the country has numerous subcultures despite the numerous invasions and occupations of different countries that could have leveled the cultural disparities between provinces. (see Philippines – The […]

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Learning More about Javanese Weddings In Indonesian

By Jessica Weltersen

Indonesia is renowned worldwide for its complex and rich Javanese history. Indonesia, a country composed of over 13,677 islands, is a land filled with a hodgepodge of practices and subcultures that offer unique experiences to witnesses of and participants in the country’s numerous events and festivities. (If you want to know more about Indonesia, read […]

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