This past week-end I happened to be fortunate enough to visit an engagement celebration for my host-sister’s closest friend

This past week-end I happened to be fortunate enough to visit an engagement celebration for my host-sister’s closest friend

Getting married. Armenian Design

Some time ago, her boyfriend decided they set a date to get engaged that they wanted to get married, so. I became confused. Into the continuing States, we don’t typically “set a romantic date” to have involved. Either you become engaged to be hitched an individual asks you, or perhaps you don’t. There’s perhaps not usually a state that is in-between of. To start with, I was thinking that I’d simply misinterpreted. They had perhaps mentioned engaged and getting married at some remote point in the long run, or that my host-sister’s friend ended up being looking to be expected by her boyfriend any time now. But, no. A couple of months ago they decided to formally get involved on March tenth. Therefore, to commemorate this engagement together with numerous social distinctions that make learning another’s life-style so attractive and worthwhile, I made the decision to target this short article on everything wedding. Well, things conventional Armenian wedding, become accurate.

For some Armenians weddings are frequently really formal, joyous occasions chock-full of long-standing traditions staunchly, or in certain situations grudgingly, upheld.

One such tradition is the “Khosk-kap. ” This slightly formal occasion formally kicks from the engagement and it is just like everything we in the usa would phone an engagement reception or celebration. Typically, this is how the groom’s moms and dads would officially satisfy the bride’s moms and dads and have them for his or her hand that is daughter’s in. Then present the engagement ring to his new fiance and the eating, drinking, and typical Armenian revelry will commence if all goes according to plan, which it should considering that this is essentially a pre-arranged engagement, the groom-to-be will. (suite…)

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