Weddings are a perfect time for families to celebrate some of the most meaningful rituals and traditions passed down from generation to generation. One such tradition is the wedding dance. Even in modern times, dance plays an integral role in the wedding and serves as a homage to the bride and groom's own cultural heritage — and what better way to celebrate than with a folk dance, waltz or jitterbug, right?
Following are some clips of popular cultural wedding dances from all over the world:
The wedding waltz of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark - May 14, 2004
This UK bride and groom's first dance was inspired by the final dance scene in Dirty Dancing. And they even pulled off the lift!
Here's a traditional Italian dance at an Irish-Italian wedding
From Mexico -- The Chair Dance of Tierra Blanca
First dance Rybak Fairytale - A tribute to Norway
• What cultural dance(s) did you have in your wedding?