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"Let my Ex not be among o", German Tradition Allows Friends/Family To kidnap Bride after wedding.

DRALIN
By DRALIN | self meida writer
Published 8 months ago - 39 views

As we grow and travel around the world;maybe for business trip or vacation(visit), we tend to learn people's culture, some of which we find funny, some wierd and some we find scary. It's all combined from the place we are coming from and the perspective we see it. 

A wedding is a ceremony where two people are united in marriage . Wedding traditions and customs vary greatly between cultures, ethnic groups , religions, countries, and social classes. Most wedding ceremonies involve an exchange of marriage vows by a couple, presentation of a gift (offering, rings, symbolic item, flowers, money, dress),and a public proclamation of marriage by an authority figure or celebrant. Special wedding garments are often worn, and the ceremony is sometimes followed by a wedding reception . Music, poetry, prayers, or readings from religious texts or literature are also commonly incorporated into the ceremony, as well as superstitious customs originating in Ancient Rome.

Now let me let you in on one of the German Wedding traditions. Germany has many unique wedding traditions and customs. A traditional wedding in Germany lasts three days, but not necessarily consecutive days. On the first day, the couple is married by the justice of peace, or as in Germany called “Standesbeamte.”On the second day, there is a big, informal party called the Polterabend—“the evening with lots of broken porcelain.”Friends and relatives bring old porcelain and kitchenware to smash in front of the bride and groom. The broken pieces are thought to grant them a happy, lucky life. “The German proverb—‘Scherben bringen Gluck’—which can be translated as ‘Broken crockery brings you luck,’ is derived from this custom. On the third day, the religious ceremony and reception takes place. Since the bride and groom are already married by law, they usually enter the church together and walk down the aisle together. 

At the wedding reception, it is custom for friends , or more often, the best man to “kidnap ” the bride and bring her to a local pub until the groom finds them; this is called kidnapping the bride, The moment the groom finds her, he has to pay for their drinks (which includes the best man, the bride and his friends).

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