Archive for March 27th, 2008

Getting Married in Italy

Getting Married in Italy

Ciao! Here are some of the wedding traditions in Italy.In small villages in Italy, after the wedding celebration, the newly married couple walks through town greeting their friends, neighbors, and loved ones. The villagers then set up a sawhorse, a log, and a double handled ripsaw in the town plaza. The newlyweds then must saw the log into two.The crowds cheers them on until the couple achieves in cutting the log. This symbolizes that the man and woman must work together in their tasks as a fami…

Getting Married in England

Getting Married in England

Getting married in England? You do not need to get bloody furious and leap out of your jumpers. Not that it much any different anywhere else, but the British have their own wedding traditions.For good fortune, the bride carries a ribbon-bedecked horseshoe on her arm. There is also the saying “wear something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, and a lucky sixpence in your shoe”. Another superstition they follow is for the bride not to use her married name before the wedding or…