Important Do’s and Don’ts For Your Chinese Traditional Dress or Qun Gua

Qun Gua has a long history of over 100 years. Its origins can be traced back to the Guangdong area during the Qing dynasty, and through the years, its popularity spread all over mainland China. Today it’s still deemed a very important garment for weddings because of the history and heritage it carries. Naturally, because […]

Beautiful Red Umbrellas to Shelter You On Your Big Day

We could not wait any longer to show you what we have found after much sourcing. Red umbrellas–think traditional, modern, patterned, flowers, prints–all in the color red! A short recap on the significance of red umbrellas, they are used in traditional Chinese weddings to ward off evil spirits when the bride is picked up by […]

Chinese Wedding Traditions: All About Matrimonial Bed Ceremony and Why It’s Important

Hong Kong weddings are deeply rooted in ancient tradition and culture. Even if modern times have altered different aspects of weddings, ancestral customs remain to be important to many families today. One of the important Chinese customs that is still highly valued today is the Matrimonial Bed Ceremony, also known as An Chuang. The An Chuang is a […]

Chinese Wedding Traditions: Checklist for Betrothal Ceremony

The Guo Da Li (過大禮)or the traditional betrothal ceremony is an important Chinese wedding custom that happens between fifteen to twenty days, or up to two months before the wedding. During this ceremony, the groom’s family presents the Pin Jin (聘金/ 禮金) and betrothal gifts to the bride’s family as a symbolism of the groom’s sincerity towards […]

14 Fun Chinese Door Games for the Groom and Groomsmen

One important Chinese wedding tradition is the ceremony when the groom picks up the bride to bring her to his home. Before the groom can claim his bride, he usually has to undergo a series of tests in the form of fun games, also called “door games”.  Today, we’re sharing with you 14 fun games […]