Popular Italian Wedding Traditions

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Italian wedding traditions are one of the most unique wedding traditions. Each country and place always have its own tradition to run a wedding party. Wedding part is a sacred ceremony in all countries. However, sometimes people in all countries celebrate wedding countries in different tradition. These traditions are different because they are influenced by culture. These different cultures make the wedding party becomes more unique. Here are some unique traditions that Italian has.

Superstition regarded to wedding is always one topic that always interesting. All countries must have their own superstition. Even though today is modern era, some people still believe in the superstition. In Italian wedding traditions, the bride will spend the night before the wedding at het parent’s house. Some people will wear green because they believe that it will bring good fortune. Besides, the bride is also not allowed to wear any gold on her wedding way a part from her wedding ring. They believe that it is a bad luck.

Italian wedding traditions are also included when getting into the ceremony. Old Italian wedding traditions said that the groom must not see the bride before the wedding ceremony. It is a taboo thing to meet the groom and the bride before the ceremony. Groom will wait the bride on the altar with his witness until she steps in accompanied by her father who will then “give her away”. Bride’s father will shake the groom’s hand, giving kisses to her daughter, and get back to the benches next to the bride’s mother.

Italian wedding traditions also require you some things after the ceremony is held. Rice will be thrown at the couple coming out of the Church of wedding hall to symbolize a shower of fertility. After that, the guests will approach and congratulate them. Besides, other nice Italian wedding traditions are tying a ribbon in front of the Crutch. The ribbon represents the bride and the groom “tying the knot”.

Gallery of Popular Italian Wedding Traditions