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IN UKRAINE, WEDDINGS TARDITIONALLY BEGIN AT 8-9:00
A.M., FRIDAY, THEY LAST FOR THREE DAYS.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT RECEIVED INFORMATION FROM RELATIVES IN
UKRAINE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Time or day of ceremony

Date learned: 11-24-1967

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WEDDINGS ALMOST ALWAYS TAKE PLACE EARLY IN THE DAY
AND NEVER AFTER 2 O'CLOCK IN THE AFTERNOON BECAUSE
OF THE MISFORTUNE ASSOCIATED WITH DARKNESS IN KOREA.
IT IS ALSO A SIGN OF MISFORTUNE IF IT RAINS OR STORMS
ON THE WEDDING DAY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; KOREA ; SEOUL

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Time or day of ceremony

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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NEVER HAVE A WEDDING ON A FRIDAY BECAUSE THE MARRIAGE
WILL BREAK UP SOON.

Submitter comment: LEARNED FROM GRANDMOTHER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Time or day of ceremony

Date learned: 12-06-1967

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IN UKRAINE, IT IS CONSIDERED LUCKY OR FORTUNATE FOR
WEDDINGS TO TAKE PLACE IN THE AUTUMN.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT RECEIVED INFORMATION FROM RELATIVES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Time or day of ceremony

Date learned: 11-24-1967

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COUPLES WHO GET MARRIED DURING THE FULL OF THE
MOON WILL HAVE MANY CHILDREN.

Submitter comment: LEARNED FROM YOUTH.

Where learned: INDIANA ; VEEDERSBURG

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Time or day of ceremony

Date learned: 11-23-1967

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A LADY ONCE TOLD ME TO SCHEDULE MY WEDDING CEREMONY
WHEN THE HANDS OF THE CLOCK WERE MOVING UPWARD, E.G.
6:30 P.M. INSTEAD OF 7:00 P.M. THE HANDS OF THE
CLOCK MOVING UPWARD SIGNIFIED THE BEGINNING OF A
BRIGHT, HAPPY FUTURE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Time or day of ceremony

Date learned: 02-22-1970

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IF A COUPLE GETS MARRIED IN LEAP YEAR, IT MEANS THE
GIRL CHASED THE GUY.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT BELIEVES THIS TO BE TRUE FOR SHE IS IN THE
SAME PREDICAMENT AND HAS REASON TO BELIEVE SHE
"CHASED" HER FIANCE TO FINALLY GET HIM.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Time or day of ceremony

Date learned: 02-10-1972

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WHEN I GOT MARRIED, THE MINISTER HAD ONLY ONE REQUEST.
HE ASKED US TO GET MARRIED BETWEEN HALF PAST AND THE
HOUR. THE REASON HE WANTED THIS WAS BECAUSE HE SAID
THAT IF THE MARRIAGE TOOK PLACE DURING THE FIRST HALF
HOUR, IT WOULD SURELY FAIL, AS THE CLOCK WAS ON THE
WAY DOWN.

James Callow comment: WHERE WAS THIS? DAYTON, OHIO

Where learned: AUSTRALIA ; TOORAK ; VICTORIA

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Time or day of ceremony

Date learned: 00-00-1943

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