Chinese women cry, and a Mauritanian overeat: most bizarre wedding traditions of the peoples of the world

Every nation has its own customs and traditions and very often they have absolutely nothing in common with the familiar to us. Getting wedding invitations and come with all the wedding accessories in Scotland – is likely to have a little dirty, writes


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  • Scottish tradition

The Scots, from our point of view, a very unusual view on how should look like a bride. Its all beautiful, in a white dress and veil, it should be smeared with mud. It is believed that the stronger smear the bride, the less dirt will be in the relationship in the new family. The ritual itself is also very unusual. All the assembled guests very carefully smear the bride with soot, throw mud at, sling her outfit is all sorts of sauces. In this form the beautiful bride and have to go through the entire city. However, she is obliged to visit all the pubs that fall in her way.

  • Malaysia

Members of the community Tendong (Tindong) prohibit the newlyweds to take a shower and go to the toilet for three endless days and nights. Because if a couple decides to relieve themselves, the woman may be infertile, or the child may die. And to the future spouses not too pulled in the toilet, them being watched, give them a small amount of food, and they can only drink a few SIPS of water.

  • Tradition on the island of Java

As you know, nothing is free, and for the wedding also you have to pay. Exactly the same things on this island. Beyond the fun local spouses give 25 rat tails. If family life doesn’t work out, the divorce will have to pay is 50 tails.

  • Chinese ritual

Cry of the bride and relatives. This tradition has practically nothing in common with the wedding. This ritual begins 30 days before the wedding ceremony. The bride is obliged to cry under lamentations. Every day she cries for 30 minutes. After 10 days to pay bride-to-be joins her mother, and the day before the wedding to the bride join all the other female family members.

  • Moorish rite

In this Islamic Republic on the Western coast of Africa like fat women. When most brides around the world limit itself in meal, to wedding dress to look like straws, in Mauritania, men sent their chosen into the “fat farm”. There women need to gain volume and become more beautiful. And traces of this love on the flanks and belly they are ready to marry.

  • South Korea

In the evening after the ceremony, the Korean groom should not wash his feet. Because it before that 10-20 minutes by feet whipped rotten fish. With such a wonderful smell, he goes straight to the family box.

  • Kenya

What we seem insulting and boorish behavior, Kenya is considered a blessing. When a local bride with her husband leaves her village, her father goodbye spits on her head and chest.

  • German tradition

And this is a tradition, I think many people would support. According to the Germans, in the new family life, the couple must engage with all the new things. So, after the festivities all utensils, dirty plates and glasses not cleaned, broken into fragments and then, with clear conscience, thrown out.

  • Indian tradition

Women who were born at a certain location of the planet Mars in the horoscope: Manglik Doshas are considered to be damned and do not have the right to marry. However, women have found a way out of the situation. Just get married often for some wooden idol. And then get rid of him, just buried in the ground. It is believed that after this ritual, they are cleansed, and the curse terminates. After that widows have the full right to marry again.