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10 things that happen at a Greek wedding

Traditions are very popular in Greece, and the wedding has a lot of them! We listed some of the tips to know what to expect when attending a Greek wedding in Lefkas island.

  1. Everyone is invited! Many of the first, second and third cousins and people you don’t even know : )

  2. The bride lists the names of single friends on the bottom of her wedding shoe

  3. Family and friends escort the bride to the church, many times with live Greek music

  4. Non Greeks are always amused by the symbolism of Greek orthodox weddings

  5. There are many kids on Greek weddings – providing lovely scenes for the wedding photographer

  6. The groom is shaved by the koubaro (best man)

  7. Greeks throw rice on the newly wedds symbolizing fertility

  8. Someone slips in some humour to the ceremony…

  9. A Greek wedding won’t be over until everyone dances and the groom rips a Zeibekiko.

  10. Elderly people will offer you good wishes, blessings, advices…

Να ζήσετε!  : )


















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