Italian Wedding Traditions and Superstitions
The Rehearsal Dinner
Prior to the pasta is passed away in the rehearsal dinner, the man that is best toasts “Per cent’anni,” or “A century,” to want this new few a hundred years of good fortune, frequently with one cup of prosecco, the Italian type of champagne. Another typical toast: “Evviva gli sposi!” (“Hooray for the newlyweds!”). Italian brides once wore green in the eve of these wedding to create all the best. Restore the tradition by pinning on an emerald brooch or tying a sash that is green your rehearsal dinner gown.
Tying a ribbon over the doorway of this church allows passersby’s realize that your wedding is occurring. Superstitious Italian grooms carry a little little bit of iron within their pouches to defend against wicked spirits, and brides rip their veils once and for all fortune. Continue reading