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Khorasan wedding ceremonies (Part 1)
Khorasan wedding ceremonies | In Khorasan province, wedding ceremonies are held in various ways. These ceremonies are held in different styles in parts of Khorasan.
Wedding ceremonies in Chenesht
Chenesht is a village in Naharjan Rural District in Khorasan. In this village, wedding ceremony is held in different way. The ceremony takes 3 days. In this ceremony, groom rids a horse. Then, people of village accompany him. While accompanying, heads of village, old men and women sing special local songs. The last night of wedding ceremony, bride and groom ride a horse. While accompanying bride and groom to their house, people of village sings special songs. After that, people of village gives their gifts to bride and groom.
Wedding ceremony in Chak
Chak is a village located at foot of a mountain in Khorasan. Before wedding ceremony is held, father or older brother of groom discuss about day of wedding and buying wedding clothes with bride’s family. Then, bride and groom family go to bazaar with heads of family to buy candlestick mirror, wedding ring and wedding clothes for bride and groom. Also, Hana Bandan
(it is a type of old Iranian ceremony is held in night before wedding day, which henna is put on feet and hands of bride and groom) ceremony is held in wedding.