Promenade commonly known as “Prom” a high school gathering and is celebrated commonly in America. It is hih school union at the end of the year. Students attend the Prom in couples sometimes individuals. The school organised the event in banquet, halls or in school. Number of students depends upon the school policy. It is the the students event only, teachers and parents are not allowed to attend prom. “Promosal” that is collected from Prom Proposal is officially asking someone to be Prom date.
Promenade can be organised by school or can be private, organised by students their own. A formal dress code is followed by the couples. Boys used to wear black or white formal dresses with tie and the girls wear traditional dresses with jewellery and perfumes. Thousands of dollars have been spent to get the beautiful dress, on makeup and hairstyles. Couples usually match their dresses with each other as boy matches their tie with that of the girl dress.
“The Prom Kings” and ” Prom Queen” are the titles given by Prom Court to the most popular and participating student in the high school activities. Prom Court may includes the senior students. Prom Dance is the must if you are going to attend the Prom. A prom may cost equal to that of a marriage in America.
“Senior Prom” and “Junior Prom” are the general termed reffered to Proms as if it is only attended by seniors it will be a Senior Prom and if attended by juniors they will be called as Junio Prom, Sometimes attended by both. Adults Prom are attendded by students over 21. Alcoholic beverages served in Adults Proms. Adult Proms might be sex based as some proms allow homosexual dating some may not.
Now a days asking celebrities and models as date for Prom is normal. Students who do not found the Prom organised by school attractive, organised their own. It is most common in gay and lesbians who are not willing o attend the Prom as couples of opposite genders.
Post Prom is celebrated by the parents after Promenade. Friends of the student are invited at the event. Food is served to the guests, sometimes relatives are also invited.
Promenade is organsied throughout the world with different names. In UK and Australia Prom is organised as same in America becuase of the movies effected the culture. While in Islamic countries a dinner is organised or a simple get together. In Africa it is celebrated as “matric dance” and is much common in students of grade 12. First three hours include food serving and a get together with teachers. Later on there started a real party.
Although many controversies have been arouse but the Prom is yet to be the most attractive event celebrated throughout the world specially in USA.