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Tajik wedding
Published: 03 december 2014

As is known, wedding is one of the major events in the life of every man. Today we would like to tell you about the traditions and customs of the Kyrgyz wedding. Unlike the other Central Asian people, the Tajik wedding ceremony is held very original and unique way. But first things first. Let’s start with the most important ceremony - matchmaking. Here as a rule speak about the kalym and engagement day as well as bride and groom’s parents get acquainted. Engagement has the next meanings: kabuldaron (agreement to posses), oshkhurakon (pilaf treat) and oklik (purity, whiteness). This day groom’s relatives bring trays with delicious meal to bride’s house. The first tray full of wedding bread is brought for happy family life, the second one with ingredients for wedding pilaf, the third one with sweets, so that the life of the newly-weds to be sweet. There are also nec...

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