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Traditional wedding in Central Asia

In Core Asian customs, families arrange for babies to get married. They pick a good boy or girl based on each person’s home history, economical situation, and social standing. This is known as «adat» in Kazakstan. The matchmaker ( «gyumzhan» ) looks for a girl with good qualities who belongs to the same clan, tribe, and family. If a woman is discovered, the betrothal is commemorated with’ Yui- no’ rituals, which are similar to the customary Egyptian wedding. Gifts like the Obi ( a sash ) that symbolizes female virtue and the Hakama skirt made of white Sendai silk, which represents fidelity, are exchanged.

The wedding ceremony itself is known as nikah. It is a religious ceremony that entails the bride and groom agreeing to get married after hearing the mullah’s worship read aloud and asking them to do so. In order to prepare for lifestyle up, the bride and groom typically live differently until the marriage. To strengthen her friendship with her new husband, she receives advice from her female relatives and sings traditional wedding tunes.

Both households prepare a sizable supper before the ceremony time. The girl’s family receives presents from the wedding when also. In some places, the wedding gives the girls a dowry as well. Depending on the household, this may involve a sizeable sum of money and various belongings.

The bride is led or carried to her in-laws ‘ home on the day of the wedding. She is led to a curtain (koshogo, which is customarily hung in the center of the room ) and spends several time behind it as her in-laws greet her and present her with gifts similar to more white scarves that stand for beauty

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