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Newbie looking for Dominican Wedding Traditions

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#1 dania

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    Posted 29 April 2010 - 01:45 PM

    Hi I’m new to this forum and I’m very happy to hear from all these wonderful brides! My fianc© and I are planning on getting married in Punta Cana, DR next spring around the middle of March at the Paradisus Palma Real. My FI is white and I am Dominican raised in New York. He told me he would love to incorporate Dominican wedding traditions into our wedding. The problem is that I don’t know any beside, our music, food, and the Aras ritual. Does anybody have any more suggestions? Help!

    #2 Amelie-Mellow

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      Posted 29 April 2010 - 11:47 PM


      Why not ask your parents or relatives in the Dominican?

      #3 khomac

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        Posted 30 April 2010 - 12:35 AM

        There's already a thread about this

        Kelly & Pablo

        Michael and Phil Steingard are located in Ontario, but travel to Punta Cana quite often during the year. There is a good chance they will be down already during your wedding week, so this will cut travel costs

        #4 dania

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          Posted 12 May 2010 - 01:27 PM

          Thank you so much for directing me to the Dominican Tradition thread.
          As for asking my parents, well, they had a small wedding plus they are both Dominicans and at the time they lived and married there so it wasn't a big deal to incorporate Dominican traditions into their wedding. Same goes to my older family. In the other hand, I am marring a man from a different race/culture so it is very important for us to incorporate his tradition and mine.

          Thank you so much again for all the help!

          #5 MrsHemmings

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            Posted 08 August 2010 - 02:28 PM

            Researching with the person who knows EVERYTHING, my nana.  Will let you know what she says.

            #6 dania

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              Posted 09 August 2010 - 08:50 AM

              Thank you VCwedding2011

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                Posted 09 August 2010 - 06:45 PM

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