- Once the couple is ready, a fiddler follows their
path of movements to begin the ceremony.
- It is most common to have the ceremony on a boat on the water.
-Ceremonies can be long, ending with a sermon addressed to the couple.
- The most common Norwegian song played during the ceremony is called "Come to
groom wears a hand-made, woolen suit known as a "bunda." It has a white silk shirt, short pants, and stockings that come up
to their calves. Also included is a vest and topcoat. Colorful designs are unique, based on where the grooom was born or where
his family came from.
- Her dress
is usually black, with rows of red (usually) braids round the bottom, with a silver/silver and gold crown. Around the
crown, there are small, spoon-like bangles that produce a soothing music when she moves. It is designed to ward off evil spirits
and insure that she will be happy through the whole wedding.
-The wedding bands promote the circle of everlasting love throughout the relationship.