Wacky World Of Wedding Traditions

Traditions, inspirations, ideas, and links from around the world

Sunday, April 06, 2014

Monday, November 11, 2013

Happy Veterans Day

Veterans are the men and woman who have served in armed service.  It coincides with other holidays such as Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, which are celebrated in other parts of the world and also mark the anniversary of the end of World War I. (Major hostilities of World War I were formally ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, when the Armistice with Germany went into effect.)  Hence the reason Veterans Day is celebrated November 11.
I knew I would find a slew of Military wedding videos (while searching on Vimeo).  I didn't expect to find this.  "A Soldiers Vow" (an Indonesian Special Armed Forces) begins with just that, a vow that an officer is telling his bride, what she should expect from him, aaaaaand she should expect a lot of heart ache.  Curious, but he also reveals he will be breaking his own heart too.  This is beautiful video not only documents this family's dedication to their traditions, but it also highlights their commitment to the Indonesian Armed Service.  The video is the work of AXIOO.  

"Paulus and Ella were joined as one, in an elaborate traditional Batak wedding ceremony. Aside from the rich cultural traditions, the best part of this military wedding is the customary "Pedang Pora". It is a symbol of respect from the lower rank officers of the corp to their Captain and the military way of saying congratulations and of releasing their superior into new journey in married life, and welcoming his bride into their family. The family of the Indonesian Special Armed Forces." 

Friday, November 08, 2013

A Unique Gift for Young Atttendants

I just saw this on Etsy and had to share it.  This lovely coloring book handmade coloring book measures 8.5 x 11", and contains twenty five pages of detailed, beautiful black and white illustrations ready to be filled with color.  The illustrations are by Trinidadian artist, Danielle Boodoo-Fortune. See more here.

Wildflower Studio Coloring Book          
Inside look at Wildflower Studio Coloring Book

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

African Traditional Wedding Invitation From Bibi

My Only Suga- Traditional Wedding Invitation 


Forever Ma Be Be: Traditional Wedding Invitation


If your wedding is culturally inspired, you'll want your invitations to reflect that style.  Bibi invitations is the company to make your dreams come true.  They are unique and offer you culturally stylish invitations for your wedding or any special event.
Invitation will be sent digitally to you to print at home or at your local print shop. This is fast, convenient and saves you money.
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Saturday, June 15, 2013

Friday, May 17, 2013

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