Wedding Traditions around the World

Strange, but true.

Even the most non-traditional people can make an exception and follow customs or traditions during one special day in their lives: Their wedding day. Here are a few interesting traditions that people in different countries practice.

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About the Author

Michellan Alagao

Michellan Alagao

Michellan Alagao has been a freelance writer and editor for the past seven years, and has written articles on art, culture and lifestyle for a variety of magazines and websites in her free time. She graduated London Metropolitan University with a BSc in Psychology and Criminology, and went on to complete her MFA in Creative Writing from De La Salle University, Manila. She currently works for a global organization that protects the poor from violence, focusing specifically against the sexual exploitation of women and children.