In vietnamese marriage custom, the day of the wedding is considered the end of a new chapter in a woman’s life and is marked by numerous ceremonial customs. Some of them are based on egyptian ideas and others are influenced by Confucian and Buddhist ideologies.

For illustration, before the festival, the couple’s home did explore the couple’s parents and inquire for their permission to take flirting in vietnamese the female ahead. The vicar’s representatives will take gifts in special boxes adorned with red linen: hashish leaves and areca finger fruits, cakes and jewels for the wedding, as well as a baked piglet to symbolize good fortune for the couple.

Customarily, pre- arranged relationships in Vietnam were typical as they allowed households to share sources and protect their assets. Nowadays, this practice is n’t as common, however, arranged marriages still play an important role in Vietnamese culture. On the day of the wedding, the newlyweds will wear their ao dai ( traditional dresses for women ) and suits for men. They will also use matching equipment and a blossom king.

The most popular event of the day is the Teas and Candle Ceremony, which is both a formal meeting between two families as well as a way to honor the couples’ elders and ancestors. The newlyweds will serve Green Tea or Chrysanthemum Tea to their guests, starting with the oldest members of the family. They will then receive money and jewelry from the guests as a way to show their appreciation. The ceremony ends with the lighting of a Dragon and Phoenix candle to officially symbolise the fusion of families.

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