Buzz·Posted on 17 Oct 201427 Things That Will Happen At Every Greek WeddingΚαι στα δικά σου...!by Georgie BradleyBuzzFeed ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Anyone and everyone is invited. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Channel Four/ Big Brother / Via tumblr.com The wedding isn't complete without the kiosk owner's third cousin. 2. Naturally, every "Maria" under the sun is in attendance. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Disney/The Lion King / Via giphy.com 3. And the whole town knows about the wedding. Klearchos Kapoutsis / Via Flickr: klearchos Whether they like it or not. 4. Non Greeks won't really know what's going on. Twitter: @EyeOnPolitics 5. Like when the bride stamps on the groom's toes. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF makeagif.com / Via youtube.com When the priest says "the wife shall fear her husband", she shows who's boss. 6. Or when the stefana are exchanged. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF makeagif.com / Via youtube.com To crown the now husband and wife. 7. And when the priest slaps the groom. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF makeagif.com / Via youtube.com 8. To be fair, some traditions are a bit odd. Flickr: dabergs A little boy (or girl) is thrown onto the couple's bed. With the hope that the couple's first child will be a boy (or a girl). 9. The bride lists all the names of her unmarried girlfriends on the sole of her right shoe. Filanthi Tzaerli At the end of the night, the names of the girls that have rubbed off are said to be the next to get married. 10. And the groom is shaved by the koumbaros (best man). yourgreekweddingguide.co.uk 11. If you're not married, you'll be interrogated. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF RuPaul's Drag Race Guests will go up to the unmarried family members and say: "And much happiness for your wedding day!" Thank you for the unnecessary pressure. 12. Which makes you feel really old. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF E! Keeping Up With The Kardashians "You're 26 and not married? WHAT'S WRONG WITH YOU?" 13. Rice is thrown at the newlyweds. Filanthi Tzaerli No spitting. Maybe a few "air" spits but no saliva. 14. No matter how delightful the decor, the in-laws will continue to bicker. My Big Fat Greek Wedding / Via tumblr.com Fairy lights are tacky or tasteful depending on which Theia you ask. 15. The emotional send-offs are raw. My Big Fat Greek Wedding / Via tumblr.com Families think they will never see each other again but really they'll end up living next door. 16. A token of "boubounieres" never taste as good as they look. Filanthi Tzaerli 17. And there's at least five courses to go. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Scooby Doo / Via media.giphy.com Slap that Brizola on your plate. 18. Don't worry, you will manage to fit the loukoumades in somewhere. Flickr: garysoup / Via Creative Commons 19. And by the end you are so full, you're delirious. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Adventure Time/ Cartoon Network / Via 9gag.com But congratulations you've just eaten Mount Olympus in food! 20. At this point the Bouzouki makes an appearance. Flickr: stevenraymondparker And the player's fingers move at Usain Bolt speed. 21. Yes. Plates are smashed. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF 500 Days of Summer But not the expensive stuff. It's all about the cheap sets. 22. There's high quality gossip, lots of it. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF reactiongifs.com "Have you seen Maria? She got fat. And Nick just got divorced." 23. Mothers scout for eligble men for their daughters. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Hocus Pocus / Via giphy.com 24. And come to a standstill, when an absolute God turns up. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF America's Next Top Model 25. Meanwhile, money is pinned on the bride and groom mid-dance (a Greek Cypriot tradition). Flickr: bensutherland Future funds yo. 26. You know, traditional dancing is basically a cardio workout. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF makeagif.com / Via youtube.com 27. As your drunk Theio shows, when he closes the night with a solo dance. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF makeagif.com / Via youtube.com And later tries to balance a glass(es) of Whiskey on his head.