Chinese marriage and dating customs
Unfortunately to the newly wed that these games usually last till very late in the night!However in the modern days, many young people try to skip most of these rituals or ceremonies.In some parts of China, the fish served in the banquet should not be eaten totally.The head, tail and the whole skeleton of the fish should be left untouched so as to symbolize a good start and end of a marriage.People will choose the best day based on the Chinese Lunar calendar, or on any festival days.
It is believed that after this ceremony the newly wed will love each other more dearly.
Usually young people would have their spouse decided by their parents.
Sometimes young people could only have the first look of their spouse at their wedding.
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If work or extended travel takes your family to China, it is important to have a working knowledge of Chinese customs and how these customs differ from American customs.