Wedding Traditions and Folklore
Many of today’s popular wedding ceremony and reception traditions can be traced to ancient Egyptian and European customs. Often based on symbolism, superstition, folklore, religion, and even the belief that evil spirits could bring disease and death to newlyweds and crops, which was very important in many farm-based early cultures.
Although the exact origins of many of the early wedding traditions are not always clear, popular acceptance has allowed them to flourish. Besides, many of these wedding traditions are just plain fun!
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