Wedding Zaffa in Toronto

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zaffa is theWedding Celebrations in all Middle Eastern countries have included the presence of a dancer acting as high priestess in pre Islamic times with ceremonial functions blessing the Bride and Groom. the people present a dancer to bring the Wedding Couple into the reception room to their guests. This entrance of the Brides and groom is called a Zaffa.

Wedding is a celebration in which two individuals are united in marriage. Wedding customs and traditions varies depending on the couple’s religions, social classes, countries, cultures and ethnic groups. This ceremony includes wedding vows by the couples, presenting of gifts, and a proclamation of marriage done by a leader or an authority figure. The bride wears a special gown designed just for this occasion only.

Celebration of the wedding is done in different ways. Church wedding is the most popular one for both Catholics and non-Catholics. If an Arab couple is presently living in Toronto and wants to have an Arab custom type of wedding, there is no need for you to fly back in your country to have the wedding Zaffa that you want. You can actually have the Zaffa wedding that you want in Toronto. This article will help you out on planning your Zaffa wedding.

First you need to know the things needed for a Zaffa wedding. This type of wedding is popular in all Middle Eastern nations and is usually led by a dancer as the high priestess during the pre-Islamic period. According to the Arabic culture this ceremony is associated with abundance and fertility, basically for prosperity and good luck. The dancer will be presented by the people as the escort of the couple into the reception area. This practice is not connected with their religions; it is a social tradition that lots of people love. The quality of the wedding and the dancer is a sign of prestige just like in the past.

The ceremony begins with the entrance procession known as Zaffa. The dancer, bride, and groom are accompanied by musicians playing the zaffa rhythm using the percussion instruments. You will find lots of groups of musicians in Toronto that can play the Zaffa rhythm. One of them is the My Arabic DJ which is a group of musicians and belly dancer that can help you out in completing a Zaffa wedding ceremony. This Toronto Arabic DJ can actually perform exactly the way the Arabs in the Middle Eastern countries do.

After the entrance procession, the introduction of the newly married couple will follow as the musician plays the dynamic Arrousa Rhythms. Just like in the Arab nation the bride and the groom will be seated in a small stage with decorative chairs and is surrounded by flowers. Then the dancer will perform together with her orchestra as they lead this festive ceremony.

For more information please visit www.myarabicdj.com


Submitted: April 12, 2012

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