From circling a fire to tossing chestnuts, weddings may bring together many different traditions
By: Lindsay Moran
Washington is an area that is increasingly diverse and thus is its wedding scene. The amount of international diplomats, World Bank employees, and second-generation immigrants means multicultural nuptials are normal.
“It’s actually rare in my situation to prepare a marriage where in fact the groom and bride will be the exact same religion or have a similar cultural back ground,” claims Laura Metro, president of M Street Agency in Bethesda.
Throwing an affair that is multicultural its challenges. Some couples host two activities, each reflective of the various tradition. Others design a ceremony and reception that incorporate divergent traditions.
Listed here is one few whom were able to accomplish such a marriage, each in their own personal method.
A Turkish-Armenian Wedding
A Turkish-Armenian wedding might look like one thing out of Shakespearean tragedy, a la Romeo and Juliet. The turks waged a campaign of deportation and death against Armenians during the Ottoman Empire. Continue reading “Wedding Traditions: a wedding that is turkish-Armenian”