There are many wedding customs in China, and wedding customs are very particular. Do you know the following four wedding customs?
Here's a look at the four major rituals of traditional wedding customs.
Gifts: according to the general customs, to participate in the wedding banquet to prepare a little present, with red paper or specially printed double happy character packet, put in the appropriate handsel gold, gift number according to the guest's economic situation and the relationship between the bride and groom and personal relationship, but the best to take the number, including six is "lu", eight for "hair", for the meaning of "grow old together".
Sit down: follow the guide of the host or hostess at the wedding ceremony. If no one guides you, sit with familiar friends and relatives, but be careful not to take the initiative to sit at the "bridal table" or "parents table". It is important to be polite to pick and eat food at table
Toasting: when the bride and groom give thanks to each other, everyone stands up and raises their glasses, and the couple gently clink their glasses before saying "congratulations". Do not get drunk on the bride and bridegroom, do not ramble, the time of the new couple at each table to toast within 3 minutes, so that they complete the banquet, early into the bridal chamber. At the same time, oneself in the banquet, also do not shout loudly, want to abstain from drinking, avoid after drunkenness speech impolite.
Confetti: at the wedding ceremony, people were laughing and throwing confetti into the sky. The custom originated in Italy. In medieval times, people attending weddings in Italy would throw a handful of colorful and tiny candies to the couple to wish them a sweet life. By the 19th century, people were turning candy sprinkles into colored paper scraps.