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WEDDING FACTS

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Guo Da Li is often held 2-3 weeks before the wedding and a matchmaker or senior relative would accompany the groom to discuss the (Pin Jin) dowry money and gifts to the bride’s family.

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Traditionally, the bridal pastries received from the groom’s family as part of the Guo Da Li would also be distributed to friends and relatives as a form of wedding invitation announcement.

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A young boy with a horoscope compatible with the bridge and groom will be invited to roll on the bed to bless the couple with an abundance of children in their marriage.

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Uniquely for the Teochew in Singapore, a Teochew wax will be placed on the tray together with the betrothal money symbolising the groom parents’ love for the bride.

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WEDDING CONCEPTS

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WEDDING GIFT PACKAGES

囍饼 (wedding biscuits or cakes) is an integral part of Chinese customary weddings. Rich in heritage and full of symbolism, the sending of 囍饼 together with your wedding announcement is a warm reminder of our culture and traditions, adding more meaning and flavour to your special occasion. With over 50 years of experience, Gin Thye is the perfect partner to assist you in all your 过大礼 (Guo Da Li), 回礼 (Hui Li, "return of gifts") and other customary wedding needs.

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