International dating customs
Pre-Ceremony Traditional Korean weddings are based around and centered on traditional Confucian values.
Every aspect of the wedding, from the arrangement of the marriage to the ceremony and post celebrations, had important and elaborate steps to go along with them.
Once the date is set the groom then sends a box to the bride which is known as a Ham. This is given to the bride in dedication to wed only one husband.
For these reasons, a significant amount of time was spent in preparation before finally performing the actual wedding ritual.Lastly the Honsu, is a variety of other gifts given to the brides family.This can include household goods, jewelry and clothes.Lastly, the package is wrapped with a red and blue cloth and sent to the brides family.
The birthdate of the groom is sent to a fortuneteller which sets the date based on the Saju. The last step in pre-ceremonial traditions is called the Napp’ae, or exchanging valuables. Of the three the most important is the Hanseo, or marriage papers.Marriage is not for the individual but rather for the desire of the family.