Asiatic Ceremony Traditions

Whether you’re planning a classic Chinese wedding or a present Eastern- style ceremony, you will assuredly add some Asiatic wedding tradition. Some brides wear a crimson outfit, symbolising success, commitment and dignity. Flowers are even common, as they are believed to bring fine success and riches. The bride facility is frequently decorated with a lot of purple, which symbolizes prosperity and good fortune. The groom and bride will generally be escorted to their ceremony by their close friends and family members, who properly give them lai discover, or blessed red envelopes filled with cash or silver jewellery.

A Chinese couple’s parents will be formally introduced to each other during the Guo Da Li () ceremony, which typically involves tea. A ‘Si Dian Jin’, or four pieces of gold is traditionally gifted from the groom’s family to the bride’s. This symbolises the promise that their daughter will be well taken care of and given a good home.

After the introductions, the couple will serve tea to their parents, grandparents and relatives in order of seniority. The couple is typically seated on either side of the table and is served in a special tea set. As older people may find it challenging to drink warm beverages, it’s important that the tea be kept at a room temperature.

Many Chinese couples will opt to perform lion dances at their receptions because they are believed to protect the newlyweds and ward off evil spirits. Additionally, firecrackers are frequently lit because they are thought to usher in good fortune and ward off evil spirits.

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