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TURKISH TRADITIONS. BIRTH Turkish people give importance to birth. So there are a lot of traditional ceremonies about birth.

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1 TURKISH TRADITIONS

2 BIRTH

3 Turkish people give importance to birth. So there are a lot of traditional ceremonies about birth.

4 POSTNATAL

5 Postnatal is a period that lasts 40 days after birth. Postnatal is a period that lasts 40 days after birth. This period is so important for both new mothers and children. Children must be looked after carefully because they try to adapt their new life.

6 The end of 40 days, family which have a baby hold a mawlid. In mawlid, people read section of Koran for baby.

7 The end of the mawlid, the family which have a baby service puerpare sherbet and mawlid rice to guests.

8 On 40th day, newborn baby is bathed and taken to his/her relatives and their relatives give presents or give gold jewellery to the babies.

9 In the past People used to live in larger families so they lived altogether and women didnt use to work. So mother-baby relationships were much closer than today. The babies were mostly taken care by the mother herself, not babysitters.

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11 Marriage is turning point of peoples life.

12 People think that marriage is the most important period of life.

13 Marriage is a gradual and compelling term of life. Couples who will get married need a long time to recognize each other. So they go through a phase.

14 ASKING FOR THE GIRL IN MARRIAGE

15 Asking for the girl is the first step for marriage. In this term grooms family visit brides family to know each other. Asking for the girl is the first step for marriage. In this term grooms family visit brides family to know each other.

16 Families visit each other many times. So they come closer and they start being a larger family.

17 Finally, groom and his family visit brides family to finish this period. Groom comes to brides home with flowers and chocolate. Finally, groom and his family visit brides family to finish this period. Groom comes to brides home with flowers and chocolate.

18 Bride prepares coffee for groom and his family. She services it. But there is an important detail. Bride prepares special coffee. When she does it, she adds salt in his.

19 If groom drinks coffee willingly, it is accepted that he is brave and patient.

20 IN THE PAST...

21 PREARRENGED MARRIAGE In the past bride and groom hadnt meet each other before.

22 PREARRENGED MARRIAGE Bride and grooms families met each other before they met. But there is an important detail: these families made a decision intead of bride and groom. Bride and grooms families met each other before they met. But there is an important detail: these families made a decision intead of bride and groom.

23 In the past Bride was taken to Turkish hamam by the grroms family and she was observed there by grroms relatives. It is in other words a small test for the bride. Nowadays it is not done anymore.

24 Wearing a ring is the last of the asking for the girl in marriage. Wearing a ring means dependence. Wearing a ring is the last of the asking for the girl in marriage. Wearing a ring means dependence.

25 Another ceremony is organized after asking for the girl in marriage. Brides and grooms families join that ceremony and the bride wears a special cloth for this day.

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27 In this ceremony bride and groom wear a ring again but this time these rings tie on each other with a red riband.

28 DOWRY

29 Bride goes to shop for her new house. Turkish people call this shopping dowry. For dowry brides relatives make or bring something. Bride goes to shop for her new house. Turkish people call this shopping dowry. For dowry brides relatives make or bring something.

30 A week before wedding dowry is brought grooms house to hers. A week before wedding, necessary things for a house is taken from brides house and carried the bride and grooms new house. A week before wedding dowry is brought grooms house to hers. A week before wedding, necessary things for a house is taken from brides house and carried the bride and grooms new house.

31 HENNA NIGHT

32 A week before brides family hold a ceremony. Bride enjoys this activity because men dont join in.

33 First of all bride comes to stage with wedding dress. Brides and grooms relatives join this activity. They start to dance and they have enjoy. First of all bride comes to stage with wedding dress. Brides and grooms relatives join this activity. They start to dance and they have enjoy.

34 Then, bride leaves the stage to change her costume. She puts on another different and special costume. Then, bride leaves the stage to change her costume. She puts on another different and special costume.

35 When bride comes to stage again, she sits a seat. Other women turn around her with singing song and they try to make her cry. When bride comes to stage again, she sits a seat. Other women turn around her with singing song and they try to make her cry.

36 Henna tray is turned by brides sister and she greases brides hand.

37 They go on dance. The night lasts and they have enjoy.

38 WEDDING

39 In wedding day bride and groom are excited and so happy. Because they will live together from then this day.

40 In wedding morning the grooms family and relatives come brides home.

41 Bride wears a wedding dress. Her father or brother ties a red riband to her waist. Red riband means independence. Bride wears a wedding dress. Her father or brother ties a red riband to her waist. Red riband means independence.

42 Brides friends come to her home with their cars and there are lots of cars in front of brides home.

43 Then they set out to go to hairdresser. They drive one by one. In hairdresser her single friends write their names under brides shoes. They believe that if names are disappeared, they will get marry soon. In hairdresser her single friends write their names under brides shoes. They believe that if names are disappeared, they will get marry soon.

44 Finally wedding starts at night. Brides and grooms relatives come wedding.

45 Their relatives give gold to them. They take photos with bride and groom. Their relatives give gold to them. They take photos with bride and groom.


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