• Marriage in the Iban community quite unique because there are some rules before a couple is eligible to become husband and wife. In the Iban community, groom need to exceed age twenty-two years. This is because in that age, the men are prepared to get married. For the girl, there is no specific age set. A perfect marriage for Iban community is in compliance with the requirements of customary marriages. Parties in violation of any customary marriage are required to pay a fine to avoid a married couple calamity. Finding pairs depending on the situation at home, if the family is large, their children will be slower getting married. Instead, when a family member at home is small, their children will as soon as possible getting married with the hope of family in-law can help family to do certain work. There are several specific stages in the Iban marriage, which are merisik, propose, engaged, wedding and after wedding.
    Cultural
    Ethnic
    Sarawak
    Wedding
  • Marriage in the Iban community quite unique because there are some rules before a couple is eligible to become husband and wife. In the Iban community, groom need to exceed age twenty-two years. This is because in that age, the men are prepared to get married. For the girl, there is no specific age set. A perfect marriage for Iban community is in compliance with the requirements of customary marriages. Parties in violation of any customary marriage are required to pay a fine to avoid a married couple calamity. Finding pairs depending on the situation at home, if the family is large, their children will be slower getting married. Instead, when a family member at home is small, their children will as soon as possible getting married with the hope of family in-law can help family to do certain work. There are several specific stages in the Iban marriage, which are merisik, propose, engaged, wedding and after wedding.
    Cultural
    Ethnic
    Sarawak
    Wedding