8 AM (in the morning!)
Representative pastors meet & greet one another in front of the bride's home (church).
The groom's entourage has arrived
- all bearing gifts.
(This includes his groomsmen,
family & friends)
The groomsmen hold umbrellas.
All of us are bearing gifts for the festive occasion.
Already the bright sun is
pushing the temperature up
towards 90 degrees F.
The bride and groom meet
resplendent in green costumes.
A lovely flower bouquet
is presented first
to her parents.
The bride offers her groom refreshment
(In light of his long journey?)
Traditional Khmer greeting
- in humility honoring the other person.
Please notice her hair arrangement.
The exchanging of beautiful
and fragrant flower leis.
Kizzy, Dany & I fulfill our roles
(as Kori takes our picture!)
I was under-dressed for this event!