Story: Greeks – the Hellenic community

Maria and Christodoulos Toulis dance at their wedding, 1991 (2nd of 3)

Maria and Christodoulos Toulis dance at their wedding, 1991

According to Greek Cypriot tradition, when the bride and groom first dance together at the wedding reception, the guests pin money to them.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Greek Orthodox Community of Wellington and Suburbs Collection (PAColl 4924)
Reference: 1/2-179754; F

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Greeks – the Hellenic community - Settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/128/maria-and-christodoulos-toulis-dance-at-their-wedding-1991 (accessed 23 November 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 30 Mar 2015