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Wedding Etiquette Tips 33


Civil Wedding Ceremony
Civil marriages are the most popular wedding ceremonies, probably because the wedding couple has no religion, the couple just want a simple wedding ceremony, the couple wants a casual one or maybe one of the wedding couple is a divorcee.

Some of the wedding couple may choose to get married in the registrar’s office, where the best man, chief bridesmaid and bridesmaids are all present; but you may want to consider the environment, usually it is plain looking and congested, it may not be the best place for civil wedding ceremony to take place. After the wedding ceremony at the registrar’s office, the wedding couple will make their way to the hotel for the wedding reception. Perhaps those wedding couples that choose to be married in the registrar’s office is because they will be going straight for their honeymoon right after that.

But most of the wedding couples may choose to have the civil wedding ceremony and the reception or banquet to take place together in a hotel or garden. In such cases, it needs a lot of planning, but the results can be stunning.

You can have a wedding canopy for the civil wedding ceremony to take place, floral decorated centerpieces for all tables, explicit flower arches, beautiful flower stands to guide you to the center stage along the aisle. You may have the wedding procession march where the Bride’s father will hold the Bride and lead her to be “given away”. Just like other wedding ceremonies that has been described, the Chief Bridesmaid and the Bridesmaids will form up and take position behind the Father of the Bride and the Bride and follow them.

The Groom with the Best Man will be waiting under the canopy.

Once the Father of the Bride and the Bride arrive beside the Groom, the Bride’s father can either stand at the side of the canopy facing the wedding couple or simply take a sit nearby that has been allocated. The Chief Bridesmaid will at once stand on the Bride’s left slightly behind her and be ready to relieve the bridal bouquet from her. There will be an exchange of wedding vows, as civil wedding has no restrictions on religious laws, wedding vows may vary.
We will talk more about the wedding vows tomorrow .....


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