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Attention To Customary Practices

Feb 01, 2020

Chinese weddings are steeped in tradition and customary practices. For those who would like to respect such traditions, enlisting the advise of elders in the extended family is one approach. Alternatively, hiring the services of a wedding culture consultant as well as a wedding chaperone is certainly a good move. These professionals who have vast knowledge of customary wedding rituals and their significance, can play important roles in adhering to such practices, which typically aspire to bring harmony and longevity to the marriage and prosperity as well as good fortune for the families of the newlyweds.

Selecting a traditional 'kua'
Photo courtesy of Liang Yuan Enterprise

Traditional wedding attire at the ROM
Photo courtesy of Lady JC Wedding House

Customary accessories for a traditional Chinese wedding
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Be it rituals, accessories of traditional wedding attire, such an observance also provides many opportunities for wedding photography and cinematography, providing scenarios to capture the newlyweds performing such rituals, as well as a tableau of such accessories and gifts to shoot.

A wedding chaperone dispenses some cultural guidance
Photo courtesy of SS2U Wedding

Pillows and chairs for the tea ceremony
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Auspicious bedside lamp
Photo courtesy of SS2U Wedding

Some advice :

  • Fix an appointment to visit a wedding culture consultant to learn more about their services.
  • Go in search of traditional wedding attire, try them on, make a selection and enquire on rental rates and terms.
  • If you plan to hire a wedding chaperone, be sure to discuss responsibilities and expectations.

Gold and silver embroidery
Photo courtesy of Lady JC Wedding House

A colourful top
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Portrait in traditional wedding attire
Photo courtesy of Liang Yuan Enterprise

 

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