20 Mar 2015

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With a reception a party, of course a vital part of the occasion following the Church service, planning a Quinceanera celebration can seem like a Air Jordan 2011 daunting and exhausting task, yet this need no be so.

There are many party suppliers who can help you find the right and traditional gifts and adornments, and many guides on the internet and in books that can help you to plan a wonderful and successful event, but first of all it may be worth discussing with the birthday girl just how much of the traditional aspects of this beautiful and charming ceremony she wants to incorporate. There are some elements that are essential the religious blessings, and the essential ceremonials but others that, in more modern times, tend not to be adhered to so much.

Among the essential elements of the Quinceanera, having roots in deepest Air Jordan DMP historical tradition, is the giving of traditionally recognized gifts to the girl on the occasion.

These carry great significance, and although are not always given in their entirety, certain elements are absolutely part and parcel of the event.

First and foremost are the religiously significant items:

The Bible or prayer book are reminders that the Quinceanera should keep God close to heart, and are readings of his word to help her do so, while the cross is symbol of enduring faith.

Jewellery given includes bracelets and rings signifying the eternal circle of life and a tiara, implying the move from childhood to adulthood.

Any reputed party planning agency or shop will be able to guide you in the direction of suitable purchases, and will know the requirements of the Quinceanera planning.

The Court is a selection of friends and family members both male and female who are special to the Air Jordan 14s Quinceanera, and can number, tradition has it, up to fourteen. They dress in an appropriate manner tuxedo’s for the boys, ball gowns for the girls and attend to the birthday girls needs during the day, keeping her company as she goes through her special moments.

Indeed, the dress that the Quinceanera wears is customarily a fine ball gown, and there are many party outfitters who stock such items especially suitable for this wonderful occasion.

The greater traditions of the court include a celebratory waltz, a specially choreographed dance that is performed by the Quinceanera and her court during the day, and is of significant importance as a historical link to the tradition.

Some very specific customs are linked to the occasion, and not least is the charming and endearing custom that is known as the ‘Changing of the Shoes’.

In this ancient rite, the father of the Quinceanera or a close and chosen male family member makes a point of removing her traditional flat shoes, and replacing them, in great ceremony, with a pair of high heels. This is, as are many traditions on this day, a reminder that the Quinceanera has made the transition from being a girl to a young woman, and is almost always included in the ceremony.

Another ancient and customary happening is Air Jordan 12s the giving of the ‘Last Doll’, a specially decorated doll that represents the last thing the child receives, and is a reminder of the childhood gone by.

Both the ceremonial shoes and the doll can be bought in many different styles and designs from party suppliers who will be aware of the traditions of the day.

Further, a ceremonial kneeling pillow embroidered with relevant date and name and used in the Church service is often included as part of the gifts, and a tradition of toasting the Quinceanera using champagne glasses specially engraved is carried out in some occasions. All of these items can be purchased at party suppliers, specifically for the occasion.

Popular gifts are trinket boxes, often prettily designed and decorated in floral patterns, and sometimes personalized especially, that can be used to house rings and bracelets given especially for Air Jordan 18s the occasion, or jewellery boxes, again personalized in many cases.

Gifts for the friends of the Quinceanera are also given, and among these the above trinket boxes are popular, as are pens and similar items personalized as a memento, vases and boxes, and small dolls that represent the day.

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