Korean traditional wedding
Wedding ceremony any nation shows its culture and traditions. The same can be said about the Korean traditional wedding, consisting of various rituals, many of which have recently disappeared or, or simplified. Korean traditional wedding was held in the yard of the bride, so the wedding was always a lot of guests who came to congratulate the newlyweds and celebrate together with them this event. Let’s learn about wedding customs, having been in the popular tourist destination and home of traditional weddings, called “Ganguly JIP(Korean House)”.
House Korean tradition “Korean House(Ganguly Chip)”
This beautiful traditional Korean house, built on the site of the house in which lived the famous civil dignitary of the period Jason Pak Phan Nen presented the traditional Korean life and culture. Every day you can see traditional cultural performances, weddings and eat at a traditional Korean restaurant. In the courtyard of the Korean Home in the spring(April-June) and autumn(September-November) every Monday at 14:00 is a show of traditional wedding. Together with the wedding, which can be anyone, you can see the traditional view and take a picture. In addition, on Saturday and Sunday twice a day, at 12:00 and 14:00, held these traditional wedding.
So as not to disturb the wedding ceremony, photos at these weddings, it is better not to do.
Ceremony traditional Korean wedding
This rite, also called hampali, is in our days. From the groom to the bride’s house sends a wooden box with gifts for the bride and the marriage letter from the groom. Before this box was handed servants or employees, and now this mission is typically performed by friends of the groom.
The groom arrives at the bride’s home and transmits the bride’s mother a wild goose, which is a symbol of marital fidelity. In the past this rite has been used a live goose, and now he replaced the wooden.
The bride and groom first look at each other and bowing. First the bride bowed twice, and then the bridegroom answers her, bowing once. This ceremony is repeated twice. In ancient times the bride and groom saw each other at the ceremony for the first time, and they say that they shot the eyes to get a better look of each other. [. ]
The bride and groom drink vodka from a pumpkin bowl, which represents half of one whole. The meaning of this ritual is that those born separately, man and woman become one again.
After the marriage ceremony the bride and groom bow to the groom’s relatives. During this ceremony the groom’s parents throw a skirt in the bride jujubes and I wish her to give birth to many children. In Korea, jujubes symbolize wealth and a large number of sons. Although most weddings now take place in a European, bhebak rite still exists in our days. This ceremony is held only in the family circle, so it cannot be seen.
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This rite, called nappe above, nowadays, being a bit on, but still preserved. Instead of a wooden box is sent to the bride a suitcase full of Korean dress and gifts. Friends of the groom coming to the bride’s house, from afar shout: “Casio ham(Buy given)!”, and the relatives and friends of the bride try to lure them into the house. They take vodka and snacks that treat the groomsmen and friends of the bride at the request of guests can even sing or dance. In addition, one of the relatives of the bride to lure the guests, puts them under the feet of the envelopes with money, which the bridegroom’s friends, trading, attacking. However, in our days, so as not to offend the relatives of the bride, try to be more polite.
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Night in wedding day when the bride and groom enter the bedroom, the bride’s relatives having done a hole in the paper for pasting of Windows, spying on them in the hole. The pretext for this ceremony was to protect the newlyweds from evil spirits and ill-wishers, however, was done more out of interest. Nowadays this ritual is not performed.
In other words, this ritual is called “Silan madalgo(hanging groom)”. Young men from the village of the bride and her relatives gather, and cause the groom, as a punishment for “kidnapping girls”, it hung upside down and beaten on the feet with a dry fish or sticks. This ceremony, which tested the courage and wisdom of the groom, was over the fact that the mother of the bride covered all on the table. In these days this ceremony is performed.