Wedding Traditions around the World

Strange, but true.
by | May 15, 2019



While wedding guests can laugh and party all they want, the bride and groom in a Congolese wedding cannot smile before, during, and after the wedding ceremony. Not even in photos! That’s because smiling means that the couple isn’t serious about the marriage.

 

Germany: Sawing a Log

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Michellan Alagao has been a freelance writer and editor for the past seven years, and has written articles on art, culture and lifestyle for a variety of magazines and websites in her free time. She graduated London Metropolitan University with a BSc in Psychology and Criminology, and went on to complete her MFA in Creative Writing from De La Salle University, Manila. She currently works for a global organization that protects the poor from violence, focusing specifically against the sexual exploitation of women and children.

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