In Central Asia, a ceremony is a main occasion that reflects the city’s wandering history. Although some traditions were outlawed during the 60 to 70 years of Soviet/russian theory, relationship continues to be a substantive occasion. This is mainly because of the fact that the communities in this region are often massive, and each has its own particular beliefs.

In the past, a couple would spend time with their families before arranging their relationship. The ceremony was commonly held in autumn or late summer, when the climate is cooler and inexpensive food is available. The princess’s relatives had plan a huge feast and her female relatives would give her gifts. In some regions the couple’s relatives would pay a marriage to the couple’s home, which could include horses, cattle, money, embroidery or clothing.

The prospective man and his male cousins would then abduct the woman ( in the old nomadic times, by horses, today, by auto). He had finally get her to the apartment of his parents or his family. His parents and elder relatives would try to persuade the wife to put on a white jacket that signified her endorsement of the relationship, or risk pain and even death. This practise, known as ala kachuu, was outlawed during the Communist period, but it appears to be making a comeback.

On the day of the ceremony, the person would be sent with her dowry caravan to the groom’s home. She did been expected to walk that nude, and on the means she was supposed to be showered with chocolates and coins. She also had to speak goodbyes music before she left her parental residence, such as the popular Kyrgyz khazak women track Koshtasi Zhari.