But for some, maintaining a sense of cultural identity remains important in their choice of partner.And these people are embracing new technology along with more traditional means in their search for a partner from the same background.The response card would be as simple as “The favour of your reply is requested before ”.This would allow guests enough room to send a hand written response back to the bride/ groom. It is proper to ask your guests to respond 4-3 weeks prior to the wedding date.The best advice when it comes to invitation etiquette is to do what feels right for you.If you are having a casual wedding and you don’t want to adhere to common etiquette practices, then you don’t have to.And remember, if you have any questions, feel free to ask and either I or Alicia will answer!(Transcript from World News Australia Radio) In a multicultural country like Australia, marriage or partnering outside of one's ethnic group is no longer unusual.
If the envelope is addressed to just Aunt & Uncle and they see the space, they might think that they can bring their 5 children as well.
When formatting the response card, brides and grooms need to think about what information they need to know about the guests that are coming. There are several ways they can indicate which meal selection they would like.
If multiple people are responding on one card, they can initial next to their meal selection, or we can create a line for each guest to write their name and select their meal choice.
While it's too early to know how high the inter-ethnic partnering rate will be for the children and grandchildren of recently-arrived migrants, Australian Bureau of Statistics data suggests that by the third generation it's a common occurrence.
Add to this the fact that many Australians already have mixed ancestry and the idea of marrying within one's own racial or religious group is no longer a given.