Getting married with Philippines women, you need to understand about how Filipino wedding ceremony is organized. This article is for Filipino men who live in Western countries for a long time or foreign men who will marry a Philippine woman. You will not get surprised when the time comes because you have already learned some basic steps of how to operate a wedding in Philippine. Thousands of Filipinos who were born in a foreign country may not know about this so they can read and learn about their wedding ceremony. As you know that Philippines country is predominantly Roman Catholic because of Spanish colonization so they are sometimes affected by Latin countries when playing key roles in the wedding ceremony.
Guests are invited to the wedding to play as the witnesses to the couple. They play the very important role on the wedding ceremony. All of the family members and friends attend play the significant role in the ceremony. The attendants come to the wedding not only to enjoy the meal but they also help the couple to arrange the wedding in more detailed and better. The ninongs and ninangs are the principal attendants who sponsor the couple. There may be some sponsors whom the bride and groom respect and admire. The Principal Sponsors are the Coin Bearers, Veil Sponsors, Cord Sponsors, and Candle Lighters. Those sponsors could be immediate relatives or friends whom the Filipino bride and groom really admire.
The attire that Filipino women and men wear on their wedding ceremony and party is almost the same as you have seen in the West. Brides in the Philippines usually wear a white dress while grooms wear a traditional white Barong Tagalog with black trousers. The male guests also wear this traditional Barong Tagalog with trousers. The Filipino grooms and male participants usually wear the black shoes. There is music during the wedding party. The bride and groom can choose their favorite songs for their wedding. The Philippines wedding ceremony starts after the Bible passage is read. The couple enters the chapel with the sponsors and the celebrant announces the start of the wedding.
Weddings in Philippines are organized carefully from the two sides of family. Usually, the sponsors who are either the parents or immediate family relatives organize the wedding in detailed and they arrange the wedding a few months ago. Most of the time, the elders of the bride and groom arrange everything. There are several sets of godparents play key roles int he wedding ceremony. We don’t talk about the detailed ceremony on this article but we will write it on the next one. Most of the time, the wedding ceremony is organized from home in the morning and the wedding party is happened later. The bride and groom exchange the rings and give each other a kiss. Anyway, you get married with a Philippines wife, you should know some steps before entering the wedding ceremony. Good luck!