Pakistan. The hands of the bride get painted with henna in nice patterns. It is done for a special ceremony called Mehendi, the tradition that should bring lots of luck into the family
Korea. In the picture Korean bride and groom are in traditional outfits. There is a 2000 years tradition that the bride and the groom get dressed into hanbok, a traditional costumes with bright and simple lines.
Morocco. Moroccan brides usually get dressed into luxurious dresses and wear lots of jewelry. All the female guests decorate their hands with henna patterns.
Scotland. Scottish men invited to a wedding ceremony wear their traditional outfit of mountain people: woolen kilts made out of fabric called tartan, jackets and long socks.
Nigeria. The Nigerian nation called Yoruba has got a very strange tradition: the groom and his friends get down on the ground in front of bride’s parents and her relatives before the bride appears wearing her veil.
Bolivia. On the picture: dinner after the wedding ceremony at the beach of Titicaca Lake in Bolivia. There is confetti and flowers’ petals on the heads of the groom and the bride. They were showed with them at the ceremony.
America. In States single girls try to catch the bride’s bunch of flowers. It is considered that the one who catches it first will soon get married.
Japan. Japanese young couples should drink 9 cups pf sake at the traditional wedding ceremony. The picture is taken in Sintoist Temple.
China. Chinese bride is brought to the groom’s parents inside a red traditional cab
India. In Pengab, India traditional weddings are massive with crowds of people and lots of grooms and brides that save the families from financial burdens that include money that traditionally are paid for a groom or for a bride and a very expensive wedding itself. The brides are dressed in white instead of Indian traditional red be cause the girls belong to Christian community of Pengab.
France. French cake – wedding Crockembush looks like a giant tower made of our cream tarts.
Mexico. Mexican wedding. Bride’s parents are preparing for a wedding in the streets of a small Mexican town
Augur. There are two dresses that Augur brides prepare for the ceremony. There is a white one for that traditional European dinner after the wedding. There is another one traditional Augur outfit for the second day after the wedding. The bride meets the guests as a married woman in this outfit.
Afghanistan. Afghan men dance with the rhythms of Armenian drum called dhal in the centre of the city, Jalalabad. Afghan women do not go in the street and celebrate the wedding separately from men inside the house.
Malaysia. The groom and the bride hand over tea to the elders in the family by the old Malay tradition. The photo was made in the capital – Kuala Lumpur
Russia. Just married couple let go two white doves the simbol it thir love and compassion. The photo is taken in St Petersburg.
Macao. This is a non traditional wedding. The photo is taken in a hotel and casino Wynn in Macao. This is a new Asian Entertainment Centre. This wedding is not typical for this part of China that was a Portuguese colony long time ago. The bride is dressed in a vintage eclectic wedding gown retro style. Her bridesmaids are dressed in costumes of French maids. But that might be a beginning of a new tradition?