12 Wedding Curiosities in Different Cultures Around the World

Marriage is a tradition of ancient humanity, but to this day this custom still lingers in every corner of the world.

Of course, each place follows different dialects and traditions, but in any case marriage always brings important meaning, does not it?

So for this reason we bring here some interesting wedding trivia from different cultures, to get to know you, get inspired in your preparations or even follow some of these traditions to bring even more luck in your marriage. What about?

12 Wedding Curiosities in Different Cultures Around the World

Wedding Curiosities

1 – Italy

In Italian culture, getting married on rainy day is a sign of luck and happiness.

2 – Germany

According to German tradition, before the wedding day they are thrown by the familiar old crockery to the floor in front of the bride and groom, to bring luck in the marriage.

3 – Japan

In Japan, the bride wears 3 clothes and her skin is painted white. She also does not wear a hairdo, but a wig with many arrangements and a white hat that represents her obedience to her husband.

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4 – India

In India on the day of the wedding, it is customary for both the bride and groom, to wear very flashy clothes with great glitz and glamor.

Brides usually wear red rather than white, for they say that white refers to death.

5 – Morocco

In the Moroccan tradition, the bride should take a bath of milk to purify herself, before marrying.

6 – United States

In the United States it is customary for the wedding to happen by day due to the existence of a law in which the party must end at 10 o’clock in the evening.

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7 – Colombia

According to Colombian culture, the bride should not wear pearls at her wedding, as they say they symbolize tears.

8 – Mexico

In Mexico, the groom gives the bride 13 gold coins during the ceremony. These coins symbolize Christ and his disciples, and represent a promise of the bridegroom to remain faithful to his wife.

9 – Australia

In Australia, it is a tradition for the bride to give her bridegroom a gift because it represents hope and joy.

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10 – Portugal

In Portugal, until the twentieth century the color of the wedding dress used to be black. Check out photos at BRIDGAT.COM.

11 – Norway

In Norway, the most common wedding jam is the Kransekake (candy of hoops), as it consists of a set of hoops stacked one by one. It is made of almonds, egg whites and sugar.

12 – China

Traditionally in China, instead of gifts the guests should give cash to the bride and groom.