Question: What are the customs of getting married in Afghanistan?

In Afghan weddings, the bride and groom are traditionally kept in separate rooms. The bride is represented in the Nikah by her father or a close male relative. The Nikah is negotiated before the mullah between the groom and brides representative. The groom is asked three times if he accepts the terms of the marriage.

What do you wear to an Afghan wedding?

The guests at an Afghan wedding tend to wear new clothing with traditional forms. The female guests wear all their finery and jewels. Brides traditionally wear red or green clothing, although many modern brides wear white dresses based on Western fashions.

What are the stages of a wedding ceremony?

Traditional Wedding Ceremony OrderThe Processional. First off, the processional. Words of Welcome. Once everyone is in place, the officiant will say a few words of welcome. Introduction. Readings. Officiant Addresses Couple. Exchange Vows. Ring Exchange. The Kiss.More items •2 Jun 2021

What is the order of a wedding ceremony entrance?

Officiant stands at the altar. Groom and best man enter from a side door and stand at the altar. Bridesmaids and ushers walk in pairs (if there are uneven numbers, the odd person can walk alone, or two maids or groomsmen can walk together). The maid or matron of honor walks alone.

Who comes down the aisle first in a wedding?

The Grandparents of the Bride: The brides grandparents walk down the aisle first. Once they reach the front, they are then seated in the first row, on the right side. In Jewish ceremonies, the brides family and guests sit on the right and the grooms family and friends sit on the left.

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