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22 Jul

Many brides and grooms would love to marry in the tradition of their ancestors or at least introduce elements of a traditional wedding ceremony or reception from their cultural backgrounds.

Incorporating cultural wedding traditions and customs to a wedding is not only a fantastic way to share something personal with the guests but a nice tribute to the families.

Usually these are very regional and therefore often known only in the respective field.

Some have again prevailed throughout the country and I would like to present the most famous of them to you.

From then on marriages could only be performed with local government permission.

However, a number of historians have pointed out that this supposed leap year proposal statute never occurred, and instead gained its legs as a romantic notion spread in the press.

During the Victorian Era (1837-1901), romantic love became viewed as the primary requirement for marriage and courting became even more formal - almost an art form among the upper classes.

An interested gentleman could not simply walk up to a young lady and begin a conversation.

They were cautious about admitting newcomers and felt they had a responsibility to ensure a couple had the means to provide for a family before they could be allowed to wed.

Often the sons of farmers and craftsmen alike waited until the death or retirement of their father (or father-in-law), at which time getting approval for marriage for one of the sons was often just a formality.