ONE thing that is Irreplaceable in Chinese Wedding
出門 ceot1 mun4
入門 jap6 mun4
Chinese Tea ceremonies are very important in our wedding tradition. It consists of 2 parts at the bride's home and groom's home respectively. In our culture, serving tea is how we show respect and love.
出門 ceot1 mun4 - Leave the bride's house
After the door games, Tea Ceremony starts with serving tea to the bride's parents with the couple kneeling down.
Blessing phrases are said by a blessing lady every step at serving, taking and drinking the tea. The couple will receive red packet and gold ornaments from the parents.
Blessing is given with these steps from the bride's parents before the bride leaves home to join a new family.
入門 jap6 mun4 - Enter the groom's home.
The couple then leave the bride's home and repeat the tea serving steps at the groom's home.
出門 (ceot1 mun4) & 入門 (jap6 mun4) complete the Chinese wedding traditions on the wedding day.
In modern weddings, these often change to 2 rooms in a hotel to save time for the day.
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