Attending or planning a Thai Wedding? Learn about these seven Thai wedding customs and what to expect when you experience a wedding in Thailand.
Western influences have continued to seep into Thailand for years now and have trickled its way into Thai weddings. However, there are still many Buddhist Thai traditions that are prevalent in Thai weddings today: Making Merit, Sin Sod, Challenges for the Groom, Retrieving the Bride, Sai Monkhon & Rod Nam Sang.
There are a number of fun, Frozen-inspired dishes you could serve at your child’s Frozen party. Here are a few ideas to help you get started:
- Anything that is ‘snow-covered’ (powdered mini donuts, white almond bark pretzels…)
- Blue finger jello, or ‘Kristoff’s ice’
- Jumbo dipped pretzel sticks with sprinkles
We are familiar with these common Christian wedding traditions, but do you really know why they are practiced? Whether you are a Christian or not, most of the wedding ceremony rituals you are familiar with come from ancient Christian wedding practices.
Full of color, culture, and traditions, Nepali weddings can last up to four days! The day kicks off with a ritual called the Janti which is a loud and cheerful entrance of the groom’s party. The ceremony ends with Bidai (goodbye ceremony), where the bridal party starts to cry, sob and wail as they say their goodbyes to their beloved daughter and the groom’s side celebrates the new addition to their family.
Read our blog to find out more about the cultural traditions of a Napli wedding.