Chinese Wedding

The Chinese Tea Ceremony Explained

January 26, 2017
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For many of those who know of the Chinese tea ceremony but not sure why it happens or how, I thought I’d share all the details. It’s such a beautiful and vital part of a Chinese wedding. The ceremony is a symbolic way of presenting the bride to the groom’s family, and for the couple to express gratitude to their elders. The couple typically wears embroidered silk outfits in the colour red for luck and prosperity. This is subject to the couple who may choose to wear something else instead. Continue Reading

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A Serbian Indian-Lebanese wedding

January 23, 2017
A Serbian Indian-Lebanese wedding

Kristina and Ahmad first met through mutual in Chicago, where they are from. Kristina’s family is Serbian and their religious views are Christian Orthodox. Ahmad’s family is half Indian and half Lebanese and religious views are Muslim. However the bride and groom are non-religious, but are spiritual instead. Now to hand over to Kristina. Continue Reading

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A Nepali German Christian wedding

January 16, 2017
A Nepali German Christian wedding

I’m really excited to share Soniya and Marcel’s wedding on the blog especially after I featured their engagement shoot, which you can see here. Beautiful Soniya is a Hindu girl from Nepal who met, Christian, Marcel from Germany in his home country. She tells us about how they met and their proposal story on their engagement shoot post. Continue Reading

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A Japanese Indian Wedding in Toronto

December 19, 2016
A Japanese Indian Wedding in Toronto

Demi and Vinay met on eHarmony and married on 28 May 2016. They had 300 for the wedding ceremony and 120 for the actual reception. For the Hindu ceremony in the morning, the couple wore traditional Indian white and red wedding outfits. A beautiful lengha for Demi and a sherwani for Vinay. Then for the evening, they switched clothes so Demi could wear a traditional Japanese dress called a kimono while Vinay wore a suit. Continue Reading

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An American Hindu Catholic wedding

December 12, 2016
An American Hindu Catholic wedding

I’ve been sharing many fusion and multicultural Hindu weddings on the blog lately, and this lovely wedding just contributes to it too. Anay is Hindu, from Frankfort, IL and Callie is Catholic, from Madison, WI. They first met at work. Callie started at Huron Consulting Group in 2011 and within her first month was assigned to a new project at Stanford Hospital & Clinics. Little did she know that, Anay, one of her colleagues on the project, would become the love of her life! Continue Reading

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A Hindu wedding with multicultural backgrounds

December 8, 2016
A Hindu wedding with multicultural backgrounds

Kenny is an Englishman from Bournemouth and Gita was from London, from a Mauritian/Irish background. At the time of the wedding they had just bought their house together just outside the New Forest. Kenny was brought up in the Christian traditions, but it not a strict follower. Gita was brought up in Hindu and Catholic traditions and tends to follow Hinduism culturally and spiritually. Kenny was a friend of Gita’s brother who lived in the same apartment block in Bournemouth. She ran into Kenny some years ago when visiting her brother from London and that’s how they met. Continue Reading