If you’re meeting friends of friends, your internet penpal, or maybe even a few chaps at the pub, greeting etiquette in Korea is quite relaxed.Most informal settings only require a small, short bow and a smile.Everyone had to make sure they would be in the right place in the procession.After the bride and groom followed their parents, bridesmaids, ring bearer, flower girls and the eager guests came last.If you’re not a fan of drinking, here’s a few tips: • Explain first that you’re not a fan of alcohol. In Korea, glasses are refilled when the glass is empty. The first glass is the most important and it’s an expression that you are part of the group. If you don’t want to drink at all (religious, personal reasons), just say so.Although drinking is part of the Korean culture (find out why drinking is so important here), people will understand.No matter the form of transportation, everyone had to make sure he processed in the correct order.
At a traditional Norwegian Wedding Procession, the fiddle players led the way with the bride and groom close behind.
First time meetings in Korea are not always as simple as “hello.” There’s a lot of times people might be offended.
Find out the do’s and don’ts of Korean etiquette when meeting someone for the the first time!
In some places the men always rode in front of the women.
The bride would always have the best horse – usually a light colored horse. The wedding party could also be on foot, be driven in a carriage or a ferried in a boat.