I Do! Wedding Toasts From Around the World
Pierce Brosnan once said (sang) “Here’s to us, one more toast, and then we’ll pay the bill.” If Mamma Mia wasn’t the world’s favorite musical comfort movie, it would surely be in the running for giving fans the most Pinterest-perfect wedding scene. Set in the picturesque country of Greece, I had to take the opportunity to bring up a musical that I’ve watched countless times. Why? Well, wedding toasts, my dear reader, have origins in ancient Greek culture, among many other cultures, of course. But, we’ll delve into that in a minute.
Whether we prepare our written sentiments weeks ahead of time, or feel a sudden urge of spontaneity thanks to liquid courage; making a toast is an intrinsic part of any celebration. And, our loved ones being unified in holy matrimony is no exception. But, where did this tradition come from? After doing a little research, I’m happy to say that I have an idea. Read below and get ready to be enlightened on the origins of wedding toasts and how different people raise their glasses across the globe.…
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Alex is a hopeless romantic who was supposed to be born in Italy (her dream destination), but proud to be South African nonetheless. She lives by her heart, and, consequentially, leaves a little bit of herself in everything she writes. She wholeheartedly believes that mermaids (and fairies) exist and is deadly afraid of the age ’30’.