POPULAR PLACES TO VISIT
  • Gallipoli Battlefields
      • Bigali Village
      • Kucukanafarta Village
      • Buyukanafarta Village
      • Alcitepe Village
      • Seddulbahir Village
  • Anzac Day (25 April)
  • Legendary City of Troy
  • The Temple of Apollon
  • Illiad and The Temple of Apollon
  • Island of Bozcaada
  • Island Of Gallipoli

TIPS FOR VISITORS
  • Do not Leave
  • Some Ideas What to!
  • Things to Remember
  • Changing Money
  • Climate
  • International News
  • Banks
  • Local Time
  • Electricity
  • Phones
  • Tap Water
  • Smoking
  • Public Transportation
  • Postal Service
  • Canakkale Weather

EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES
  • Camping
  • Swimming
  • Mount Ida - Forests & Mythology
  • Museums, Galleries, Exhibitions
  • Fitness
  • Eating Out
      • Fast Food
      • Restaurants-Bars-Pubs

Gallipoli Portraits
Birwood
Carden
Churchil
Cemal Pasha
Enver Pasha
Esat Pasha


Gallipoli Legends
I Have Already Seen
I Have Lost My Right Arm...
Last Letter
Hasan with Helen
The Man and his Donkey

Wedding Tradition

 
MARRIAGE


     Marriage is an Association which exists since the earliest times of history and has great importance on life of human. Marriage as a term is a continuous union of a man and a woman as husband and wife under all kinds of conditions of life. That family is the foundation of the social structure has attached the event of marriage ensuring this unity a universal character. The event of marriage which has been realised in everywhere of the World in accordance with certain rules and patterns  each phase of them envisaged by the type of culture to which it is bound has been showing a rich table particularly in terms of celebration, customs, common usage and tradition.
     It is necessary that a number of preparations and phases have to be performed and followed up in order to realise the marriage. Phases of marriage incorporate also religious and superstitious practices. At each phase implementation of rich accepted practices, customs, common usage and traditions has become obligatory, almost they became rules and principles which manage and direct the marriage. Each and every society, in compliance with certain rules and patterns conforming to their pattern of culture, has been executing the event of marriage. Phases of marriage complete with distinct and very rich customs  in every region, province and even in every village   of Turkey   will be tried to be described by generalising them in chief points.


WEDDING


     Wedding ceremonies are generally start on Tuesday and end on Thursday, or start on Friday and end on Sunday. Costs and expenses of wedding are met by the bridegroom’s family. Despite differences in accordance with various locations wedding may be classified mainly as planting a flag, women’s entertainment of the night next before the wedding day the bride’s fingers freshly tinged with henna (Kına Gecesi), fetching the bride, bride’s veil.
     Before the wedding as is done in the course of engagement ceremony invitation is distributed and everybody is invited for the wedding. While the bride’s family tries to complete preparations for trousseau, the bridegroom’s family tries to complete articles which required to be bought for the bride and which have been previously determined.

     A wedding flag is planted by men coming from the noon prayer and friends of bridegroom at the bridegroom’s home. At some regions such thins as apple, onion, mirror, etc. are placed on top of the flag. Thus the wedding gets started.

 

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