Asian wedding

Asian weddings are colorful and vibrant occasions, with much of the celebrations centred around music. There are some songs played at almost every wedding, like Bollywood soundtrack classics Aaj Meri Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai and Teri Rab Ne Banai Jori, and some songs that are played for certain traditions in specific cultures.
For example, Joote Dedo Paise Lelom celebrates the Hindu tradition of hiding the groom's shoes only to return them for a reward. The wedding ceremonies from different Asian traditions take place with a variety of religious music, and the departure of the bride is usually accompanied by melancholy chanting or songs. Nowadays, it's the wedding receptions where the music really comes into its own. Here at the wedding reception, the bride and groom will share their first dance and the families will celebrate their unity.

Asia is one of the most densely packed regions, when it comes to population, religion and all kinds of ceremonies, weddings in particular.

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Sweets, eggs and money are woven into the wedding themes of India. They symbolize, respectively, a sweet life, fertility, and prosperity. The Hindu wedding ceremony includes customary rituals to ward off evil spirits.

After the wedding vows have been exchanged, the grooms father or brother showers flower petals on the newlyweds, then he holds a coconut over the bride and broom's heads and circles it around them three times.

An Indian groom often wears a turban with a veil of flowers, streaming down in front of his face to protect him from evil spirits. Traditional Indian brides wear pink and red saris on their wedding day, adorning themselves with as much jewelry as possible. In some Hindu wedding ceremonies the bride arrives in the clothing from her parents, but when the ceremony is over, she puts on the sari her husband provided.

Henna staining, a customary art form, is still practiced by Indian brides. On the eve of her wedding, following a traditional ceremonial cleansing, the bride-to-be will have her hands and feet painted with henna, in beautiful paisley of medallion patterns. Then a necklace, signifying her married status, is given to the bride.

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