Unique Wedding Traditions From Around The World

Maybe you can incorporate some of them to your wedding. Or maybe you can do all of them just in case.

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No party is a party without "bem-casado," a typical sweet.

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The name translates to "well married" which seems appropriate don't you think? They are made out of spongy bread with caramel, yuuuum.

The last dance is called the 'Bride dance' in which guests take turns to dance with the bride and then donate some money to the couple.

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The money is collected by a family friend with an apron. The bride's father is first and the groom is last. He is expected to put down his whole wallet!

'Blackening the bride and groom' consists of throwing gunk at the soon-to-be-married couple.


The ceremony helps brings couples together- since they are covered in disgusting, smelly stuff and no one else would want to get close to them, they are brought closer together and can understand what the other is going through much better than anyone else thus cementing their bond.