Newlyweds, Are You Ready to Distribute Laisees for Chinese New Year?

We are so close to Chinese New Year already! Have you prepared all your laisee packets? We know that many of you, our dear newlyweds and our beloved readers or soon-to-weds, might be confused about CNY laisees when you are no longer single. How do you go about giving laisees and to whom do you […]

Chinese Wedding Traditions: How Much Cash Gift Should Be Given in a Hong Kong Wedding?

Part of the Chinese wedding traditions is the giving of the cash gift (Pin Jin) by the groom to the bride’s family. This is a groom’s gift to the bride’s parents and a symbolism of his gratitude to them for taking care of her, raising her, and extending their blessing for him to take her away […]

Chinese Wedding Traditions: Hair Combing Ceremony

Today, Chinese traditions and family customs that have been passed on for generations remain to be an important part of Hong Kong weddings. One of these important Chinese traditions is the hair combing ceremony. This tradition dates back to ancient times and symbolizes the transition into adulthood. Originally, it was conducted when a male reached his 20’s, and […]