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Marry the Bride (2)

The Bride’s Journey to the Groom’s House The “good luck woman” or a Dajin, employed by the bride’s family to look after the bride, carried the bride on her back to the sedan chair. Another attendant might shield the bride with a parasol while a third tossed rice at the sedan chair. Sometimes the bride [...]

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On the 3rd Day of Chinese New Year

"Rats get married" On the 3rd day of the Luna Calendar New Year, it’s said that people can sleep late, because they have been very tired since New Year’s, and this day can be a good rest, no more need to go out or serve guests. According to folklore, this is the "rat married" day, [...]

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