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Turkmen Wedding

Leila Ghodratollahifard | Iran

Prepare bride for the ceremony by the bride's relatives

Wedding ceremony among Turkmen natives of Raz and Jergalan, North Khorasan province, has remained virtually the same as that in distant past; like their variegated attire, the ceremony itself is a sort of enigma; wedding is important in terms of bringing tribal glory and economic improvement. Turkmens cherish larger families, since they believe larger number of children would strengthen the tribe by providing for the labor force.

Wedding ceremony among Turkmen natives of Raz and Jergalan, North Khorasan province, has remained virtually the same as that in distant past; like their variegated attire, the ceremony itself is a sort of enigma; wedding is important in terms of bringing tribal glory and economic improvement. Turkmens cherish larger families, since they believe larger number of children would strengthen the tribe by providing for the labor force.

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