Vietnamese Ceremony History

In vietnamese marriage history, the day of the ceremony vietnamese brides is considered the start of a new book in a child’s career and is marked by countless ceremonial ceremonies. Some of them are based on historic ideas and others are influenced by Confucian and Buddhist ideologies.

For instance, before the ceremony, the couple’s family may attend the princess’s parents and ask for their permission to take the woman ahead. The groom’s representatives may provide gifts in special boxes adorned with red linen betel leaves and areca finger grapes, cakes and jewels for the wedding, as well as a baked piglets to reflect good fortune for the couple.

Customarily, post- arranged spouses in Vietnam were popular as they allowed people to share sources and protect their assets. Nowadays, this practice is n’t as prevalent, however, arranged marriages still play an important role in Vietnamese community. On the day of the wedding, the newlyweds will wear their ao dai ( traditional dresses for women ) and suits for men. They will also wearing matching jewelry and a rose crown.

The most prominent celebration of the day is the Teas and Candle Ceremony, which is both a formal meet between two individuals as well as a way to honor the spouses’ elders and ancestors. The newlyweds will serve Green Tea or Chrysanthemum Tea to their guests, starting with the oldest members of the family. They will then receive money and jewelry from the guests as a way to show their appreciation. The ceremony ends with the lighting of a Dragon and Phoenix candle to officially symbolise the fusion of families.

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