Post for 31st of May 2009
Wake up at 7:30am, after a nice shower, prepare ourself as need to sent all the wedding betrothal gifts to the bride's house.
But before that, let me take some photos first.
The Red Ribbon. I like the word "喜", make me feel happy.
Red wine and Martell.
The fruits. Don't ask me why need this as I also don't know.
The Fu Sau Noodles.
Err. Don't know who to call all this things.
After the breakfast, sharp 9am reach the bride's house.
Do you know what is inside the plastic bag, actually all is the wedding pastries. 50boxes, no joke.
Brian to hot until used the boxes to cover his face. Next to him is my uncle and he is the groom.
My father, holding the Martell.
My mum with the wedding gift basket.
Phew~~, at least finished moving job.
What is Wedding Betrothal Gifts Day?
The Wedding Betrothal Gifts Day is one of the tradition among the chinese who are plan for married soon. The date will specially selected base on the birth day and time between the groom and the bride. So can present all the gifts on a auspicious date. When the day come, the groom will deliver the betrothal gifts together with his family. Normally is 2 weeks or 1 week before the actual wedding date. After the ceremory, the bride's parent will give back some gifts to the groom site and then they will bring along the wedding card and pastries give to thier relatives.