"Weddings customs" Top 5 Page for this destination Saudi Arabia Local Custom Tip by DunaKal

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  A wedding reception
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Saudi Arabia is a very large country,each region has it`s own customs.
In Jiddah for example there are two kinds of weddings:
an Islamic wedding were only women attend and the bride walks alone down the aisle,music is played only by drums.and songs are preformed by females singers.

or an ordinary wedding where the bride walks down the aisle with her groom (all women cover up)and after reaching the stage where they are seated,the family male members of both bride and groom enter to greet the married couple,soon the male family members leave to another hall.
Music is played with all kinds of instruments and ladies dances the night away.

The bride says her "I Do" in another ceremony called (Milcka)sometimes it`s few months before the wedding reception.so she is able to go out with her fiancee when he is officially her husband ;-)

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  • Written Jul 6, 2004
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