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Korean wedding: characteristics, traditions and rituals

Before the wedding, at the groom’s house is held a ceremony of thanksgiving, during which after all of the groom’s family will taste the treats at the holiday table, the groom kneels, folds hands, bows and says thanks to her parents.

After that, accompanied by “Wuxi”, the groom goes to the bride’s house to go through the tradition of her redemption, which for some reason many believe the original Russian. Actually the custom of redemption existed in Korea since ancient times.

The first meet the groom’s brothers, sisters, and bridesmaids, which will definitely bestow gifts, and those who are younger – sweets. Only after that the groom will be able to get into the house and easily walk to the bride’s room, where he will have to pay more serious ransom for the chance to see his darling. The size of the ransom depends on the skills of the “Wuxi” if he has the eloquence and be able to praise the groom, he may allow to pass to the bride for free.

There is another way to compete for a bride. For this groom can engage in a playful battle with his elder brother of his sweetheart. It looks pretty fun, and positive mood from this action are guaranteed to all others.

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Korean wedding

Wedding in Korea: tradition, coupled with common sense, minus the remnants of the past and excessive sentimentality. That’s how I would describe this ritual, which, according to Koreans, they must be in the life of every young man and girl. If for any reason young people after 30 are not married, it is perceived by others as an alarm signal. Family, friends and co-workers consider it their duty to arrange a personal life of a bachelor and organize meetings with potential partners. Many are turning to professional matchmakers who, when advertising their services, saying the following: “Love is blind. When a man and a woman love each other, they see their elected representatives only positive qualities and fails to notice shortcomings. Therefore, if you are looking for your spouse, guided only by feelings, you’ll easily be wrong…”

You and whose clan?

In Korean society, there is one immutable requirement: forbidden to marry the groom and the bride with identical Ponomarev (belonging to the same genus). Pont – a kind of “pattern”, i.e., what is the basis. The Koreans can have the same name, but Pont will be different from them. PON is transmitted only through the male line.

Early in the last century, the bride and groom in Korea could meet each other for the first time on the wedding ceremony – collusion went on behind their backs, their fate did senior.

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