Have you considered using symbolism or cultural aspects in your ceremony?
As we are a nation of diverse cultures and religions if you wish to incorporate or compliment your wedding ceremony with some unique cultural features we can assist you.
A number of symbolisms have been used such as –
- Sand Ceremony
– this is great with blended families coming together as a unit
- Candle Ceremony
– representing two becoming one
- Warming of the rings-
allowing guests to bless the rings
- Lock Ceremony
– lock and key.
- Love Knot/Ribbon Ceremony
– there are various ways to do this ceremony to honour family and cultures
- Hand Fasting Ceremony
- Remembrance Candle
– honouring those who cannot be with you on your day. This is done in various ways being sensitive to the occassion and those you are sharing your day with
- Lasso Ceremony
– a beautiful cultural way to honor
- Sake/Wine Ceremony
- Water Ceremony
- Smoking Ceremony – an indigenous cultural honour that elders will perform
- Celebrate under a Jewish Chuppah/Huppah with symbolisms of drinking the wine, walking around the groom 7 times and the traditional breaking of the glass.
Also family/friends are welcomed to be a part of the Ceremony in bringing a reading, participate in a cultural feature such as Aboriginal Elder and a smoking ceremony. Moari chief in feather cloak or traditional garments or Moari dance. There is a rich heritage within cultures that can be shared as part of you……