Then the bride should take a sip of beer, confirming that they would divide everything in two. Important point: in the church or municipality, the future spouses must provide a certificate confirming the fact that nothing prevents them from getting married in Norway.
Only close relatives of newlyweds go to the church or municipality.
Father of the bride gave a cup of beer to the groom, from which the groom should take a sip.
Then, the groom had to obtain the consent of parents again to marry his fiancée, and after that – the consent of all her relatives. Only after the relatives of the bride received gifts, and sometimes after the bride price, fiancée appeared on the doorstep.
They started to celebrate this wonderful event long before that.
Once the parties agreed on the engagement, it was immediately followed by a feast.
Although online dating isn’t time consuming or labor intensive, it doesn’t mean that you should do it on a whim.
The groom gave the bride gifts that were guarantee of seriousness of his intentions.
Often the bride was not dressed in white, she wore a traditional hand-made folk costume.
During the whole wedding, the bride feel very uncomfortable, because had to wear a massive silver crown on her head (now it is replaced with a lighter crown) – This crown will be kept by the wife all her life.
Wouldn’t it be nice to come home to someone special after a trying week at work and just bask in their presence?
It is a nice thought, but a lot of people find it difficult meeting that special someone while they try to meet people the old fashioned way.