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  • Kumari Rajnigandha
  • Editorial, 26 Feb 2022, 09:30 IST

Fun Non-Traditional Wedding Ceremonies For The Modern Couple

From ring warming ceremony to writing your own wedding vows, you can incorporate these ceremonies to make your wedding day memorable. 
  • Kumari Rajnigandha
  • Editorial, 26 Feb 2022, 09:30 IST
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Millennials and the Gen Z are no more following the same old rules. These generations are changing the rules in each and every sphere. From fashion to weddings, they want to do things differently than the previous generations. They are not afraid to make audacious choices and break stereotypes. Earlier, weddings had been all about traditional customs and rituals. Today, the young generation wants weddings to be all about fun and frolicing moments. The modern day couples wish to make their wedding day extraordinary. They want to have fun and create a lifetime of memories on their wedding day. Hence, this generation is always on the lookout for ways to bring amusement and thrill to their wedding day.

Well, if a wedding is on the cards for you, you must certainly add a few fun ceremonies to your wedding celebrations. While there are numerous traditional wedding rituals, most of them are super elaborate and monotonous. To break the monotony of traditional wedding rituals, you can incorporate some fun ceremonies so as to enliven your wedding day. These ceremonies shall certainly help you create fun yet meaningful moments on your special day. Here are some fun non-traditional wedding ceremonies for the modern couple.

Unity Sand Mixing Ceremony

sand mixing

Picture Courtesy: Inside Weddings

This is an extremely meaningful ceremony. If you wish to do things differently on your wedding day. This is one ceremony that you must certainly include in your wedding ceremonies. The unity sand ceremony requires the couple to pour sand in a single vessel from two different vessels. The sand mixing ceremony symbolises that after marriage the two lives will intertwine as one. This wedding ceremony will add more meaning to your wedding. You can opt for different colours of sand so as to form a beautiful combination in the unity vessel.

You can keep the jar as a souvenir. It shall serve as a great wedding day memory. If you are planning to have a beach wedding, this ceremony ought to be a part of your wedding ceremony. This ceremony shall complement your beach wedding beautifully and will look aesthetically pleasing. With this ceremony in place, you capture a thousand picture perfect moments.

Letters From Guests

letter from guests

Picture Courtesy: Trident Music

If you wish to make your wedding unique and create lots of memories to remember, then let your wedding guests write letters or little notes for you. Letters from your wedding guests are going to make your day super special. You are going to remember this moment for a lifetime. This is an uber awesome idea to make the day fun and memorable for yourself as well as your wedding guests. These wedding memories shall warm your heart even after years of being married. These letters shall be your more cherished memories from your wedding day. 

Plant A Sapling

plant a sapling

You and your partner can plant a sapling together on your wedding day. If you are the eco-friendly kind, this is a great way to celebrate your love. In fact, you can also send a sapling to your wedding guests along with the wedding invite. Power couple Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli sent out saplings along with their wedding invites. There’s more to planting a sapling than meets the eye. As the sapling grows into a plant, it shall stand as a symbol of your increasingly growing bond with your partner. This ceremony shall certainly make your bond deeper.

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Write Own Wedding Vows

weding vows write

Picture Courtesy: Maharani Weddings

On your wedding day, you can choose to write your own wedding vows. This is a super romantic gesture and your partner will be downright enthralled. Personal wedding vows are so much in trend. You can take time to pen down wedding vows and read it out in front of your partner on your wedding day. This is an extremely thoughtful gesture that your partner will absolutely love. In fact, it will be interesting even for the guests to witness such a unique wedding where the bride and the groom have written their own wedding vows.

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Ring Warming

ring warming

Picture Courtesy: Pinch Me Planning

Ring warming ceremony is one popular wedding ceremony in the western countries. In this ceremony, the wedding rings that are to be exchanged by the bride and groom are handed over to the wedding guests so as to bless the couple. Adding these ceremonies to your wedding shall make your day extra fun and amusing. These ceremonies ensure that you make the most of your wedding day.

If you wish to share any of your favourite non-traditional wedding ceremonies with us, do let us know by commenting on our Facebook and Instagram page. 

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