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  • Chinese Wedding And American Wedding
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    People in Hong Kong emphasize wedding customs and traditions. It usually takes more time in Hong Kong than in United States to prepare a wedding. Comparing to the casual wedding in United States, wedding in Hong Kong are more complex, especially the ceremony and the banquet. The ceremony is usually a combination of the western and eastern style. The eastern style ceremony includes traditional Chinese elements and is much more complex than the western style. So the couples usually start to prepar...
  • The Joys Of Planning A Wedding
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    The Joys of Planning a Wedding The verdict is in - I will only get married once. I've always felt that in my heart, but the experience of planning my wedding removed any doubts that I may have had. The process of planning a wedding is so extensive and involved that once the process has started, there is no turning back. You will be completely absorbed in the ins and outs of the entire day from that point forward. While the main focal point should be the actual ceremony uniting the man and woman,...
  • Jumping The Broom
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    1. Broom jumping has become one of the most popular African traditions at weddings-traditional and African-centered. According to Harriet Cole in her book, "Jumping the Broom". The ritual itself was created by our ancestors during slavery. Because slaves could not legally marry, they created their own rituals to honor their unions. Some say broom jumping comes from an African tribal marriage ritual of placing sticks on the ground representing the couple's new home. 2. The jumping of the broom is...
  • Hiral's Father Offers Jay Ghee
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    Hindu Wedding Ceremony Introduction The tradition Vedic wedding ceremony is about four thousand years old. The ceremony is a religious occasion solemnized in accordance with the Vedas, the sacred scriptures of the Hindus. It is a collection of rituals performed by the bride's parents. Each steps in the ceremony has symbolic philosophical and spiritual meaning. The Maharaj (priest) conducts the ceremony by chanting Mantras (bridal altar). The ceremony is performed in Sanskrit, the most ancient su...
  • Jewish Wedding The Bride And Groom
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    Different cultures, different customs very different traditions. That's the way of weddings. Every religion, region and country has different wedding traditions. There are close similarities, yet they are still very different. I am most familiar with the traditional Catholic wedding but there are many other ways of celebrating such a joyous occasion. In thirteenth century Scotland, the announcement of intended marriages was a process of banns of marriage. Although this has recently been outdated...
  • Compare And Contrast Vietnamese And American Wedding
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    Comparing Weddings of two cultures Weddings are part of every culture throughout the world. It is natural for a person to grow up, get marry, and start a family. However there are significant differences between weddings of every culture. People in Vietnam emphasize wedding more on customs and traditions. It usually takes more time in Vietnam than in United States to prepare for a wedding. Comparing to the casual wedding in United States, wedding in Vietnam are more complex, especially the cerem...
  • Wedding Of A Friend
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    The weekend of October 28 my whole family went to Detroit. We visited a friend who had a new baby and then went to the wedding of a friend. For starters Ekta came to Michigan tech as a student, we met her because she agreed give Rach na dance lessons. Through her personality and demeanor she played a very impressionable role in our young daughter ='s life and has a very special place in our hearts as well. Ekta and her groom Rajan both hail from the India so the crowd was predominantly Indian bu...
  • Relatives And Friends Of The Bridegroom
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    Salman Ali 03-16-99 An Unusual Wedding Ceremony Ever been to an unusual wedding ceremony? Perhaps not, because very rarely have we been invited to a wedding ceremony that is other than a formal and a well-mannered event. Our familiarization with the wedding ceremony, however, is in sharp contrast with the traditional marriage ceremony of the Momna community, a minority group in eastern Pakistan from where I come. In this community, the marriage ceremony lasts for two days, with rituals that are ...

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