Blog post by : MyShadiCards
It is said that wedding is quite serious and important event of life, but what happens when people connect it with their strange beliefs and ridiculous rituals? In many parts of world still people celebrate this auspicious occasion of life by embracing pain and taboos. Sometimes it is too surprising that such things really happen. Here are few amazing facts related to wedding that will blow out your brain! seriously.
Wedding Fact #1- At Massai weddings in Kenya, there is a strange wedding ritual in which bride’s father bless her by spitting on her head and breasts before she leaves the village with her new husband!
Wedding Fact #2- In Sweden, when bride or groom leaves the table to use the bathroom, the other gets kissed! Whenever a groom leaves the table, all other people sitting around that place get chance to kiss the bride & vice versa!
Wedding Fact #3- In a Chinese community called Yugurs, groom has to shoot the bride before wedding with a bow and arrow thrice. Once the ritual is complete, groom collects the arrows and break them down to ensure that their love will stay intact for each other! (Of course arrows don’t have an arrow head, but it’s still as painful as getting hit with rubber bullets.)
Wedding Fact #4- In Congo, bride and groom are not allowed to smile during and till the end of their marriage. It is a sign that you are serious about marriage. And if they smile, the marriage is ruined!
Wedding Fact #5- World’s deepest marriage was happened 130 meters below the sea! Hiroyuki Yoshida from Japan and his wife Sandra Smith from US set a Guinness world record for deepest underwater wedding, tying the knot at 130 meters below the surface in a cave at Song Hong Lake, Trang, Thailand!
Wedding Fact #6- Delicious Cakes , Dallas Gold and Silver Exchange and Quest Drape collaborated to make a 9-tier wedding cake, embroidered with silver dust icings and 1,200 carats worth of diamonds, that costs $1.3 million , setting the world record for the Most expensive display wedding cake!
Wedding Fact #7- While world’s deepest marriage was so deep, world’s highest marriage was performed at 41,000 feet high in Fiji airlines making a new world record!
Wedding Fact #8- While some people take marriage so seriously, some take it extremely seriously! Linda Wolfe of Indiana, USA, who first wed at 16, is now a grandmother with 23 ex-husbands, which sets the world record for the Most married woman.
Wedding Fact #9- In Egyptian times, a gold ring was thought to hold mystical powers. And a diamond, the hardest substance on earth, symbolized a love that would last forever. Wedding rings are made perfect circle to show that love has no beginning and no ends!
Wedding Fact #10- In Istanbul, Turkey, approximately 166,000 weddings happen every year, which makes it the city with highest number of marriages in world. The second last is Las Vegas where almost 1,44,000 people from around the world come for their marriage every year!
Blog post by : MyShadiCards