Chinese Wedding Tea Ceremony (敬茶)

June 17, 2011 by  
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There may be different customs fo different dialect, but one of the few ceremony that remains the same is the Tea Ceremony, also know as 敬茶. The Ceremony is a mark of respect for the newly married groom to the elders in the family. Most people will recall that it involves the grooms and bride […]

Auspicious Wedding Dates 2011

May 31, 2010 by  
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Auspicious Wedding Dates for 2011

Shu Tou ( Combing of Hair)

November 26, 2009 by  
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This is one touching part of the actual day that i really like. Shu Tou is a wonderful tradition that is thankfully still carried out in most Singaporean Chinese weddings today. Shu Tou usually occur after the make up and just before the hair do. The parents of the brie will comb the hair of […]

The Dowry: Gifts from the bride’s family

November 21, 2009 by  
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The Dowry is the bride’s family gift to the grooms side, many for the couple to use. It is to meant to congratulate their daughter and bless her with the fortune of many children.

Betrothal Gifts and Pin Jin from the Groom

November 16, 2009 by  
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What is included in the betrothal gifts? This article gives a list of items to be given. It also discuss on the common amount of money given for Pin Jin.

Si Dian Jin (Jewellery Set)

November 14, 2009 by  
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Si Dian Jin is a Teochew custom that is commonly carried out by most Chinese in Singapore (even other dialect groups). Read about what it consist, the origin of it and the problems of Si Dian Jin in Singapore.

An Chuang (Set the wedding bed)

November 9, 2009 by  
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An Chuang is the process of setting the bed, usually 7 days before the actual day wedding.
This article describes the reasons behind the custom and the process of doing it.

Chinese Wedding Taboos

November 7, 2009 by  
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Know what is Pang Tang for Singapore weddings. Know what is traditionally done and find out what how most Singaporeans modify these taboos.