Wedding traditions of ancient Greece, weddings in all styles of Greek bride wore a traditional wedding veil – yellow or red – embodies the fire. Such a bright veil was to protect the bride from evil and demons. It was believed that diamonds – the tears of the gods. In ancient Greece, people believed that diamonds represent the fire of love. Greek bride carried a lump of sugar on her wedding day (that life was sweet) or a sprig of ivy as a symbol of infinite love. Greek wedding traditions. Aboriginal Wedding Traditions in Greece include the celebration of the formal betrothal. On the day of the wedding ceremony, the groom asks the bride hands her father.
Schafer groom accompanies couple in a church where they will make a wedding ceremony. Schaefer, together with a priest, is responsible for completing the ceremony. Schafer puts gold crowns or orange color woven ribbons on the heads of bride and groom. These Crown (ribbons) bound silk ribbon. Fairstead is often quoted on this topic. After all the wedding day the newlyweds are honored as king and queen. Traditional Wedding celebration banquet in Greece is usually a huge party, which can last all night. Feast is a mountain: guests are drinking, dancing – including the famous Greek circle dance. Plates are flying to the floor for good luck, and musicians give as gifts of money. Feature of the banquet table is the availability of sweets "Koufeta" – is in almond icing.