Dating and engagement Pre - wedding activities Wedding Post - wedding activities
No arranged marriages Secret dating and surprise! Informal rejections Preparations to wedding
A visit to a girl’s house (women only) 1 - rejection 2 - rejection Father’s decision Final visit (men) Uzbek girls never say “Yes”….instead they say “….hmmm, I don’t know, my father decides…”, which means she agrees!
Osh - Morning food for men Zags – engagement ceremony, wearing rings Zanona – Party for Women only Vecher – Evening party Chimiliq – Behind the curtain Kelin biyori – Arrival of bride, morning 5:00 am Celebration