Yay! I’ve got Kelly & Glen’s wedding photos! WOooohooo! Gavin Holt, the photographer, took some amazing photos. I highly recommend him! Thanks Kel for the awesome review on Project Wedding.
If you’re planning a Chinese American wedding, first learn about some of the chinese wedding traditions, then hit up Chinese Weddings by the Knot.
Mother of the bride preparing offering to ancestors
Offerings for the ancestors
Small red lanterns hanging along the fence.
Small red lantern
Mother of the bride performaing Chinese hair combing ceremony while reciting, "First comb to comb till the end, Second comb to bring love and respect till old age, Third comb to bring lots of children and grandchildren".
The groom and his men brought roast pig to bride's family
Traditional chinese wedding door games hosted by the Bridesmaids to make sure the groom proves his love and intent to marry the bride.
Groom and his guys came to fetch the bride
Each of the guys were given a yoga pose and they have to strike the pose and hold it for 10 seconds.
Bridesmaids accepting red envelope from Groom and his men as bribes to get to the bride
The Groom and his guys have to sing "Tell Kelly I love her"
Lyrics to "Tell Kelly I Love her"
The bridesmaids prepared sliced bitter melon for the groomsmen to 'enjoy' as one of the door games
Yummy bitter melon
Taking the bride home
Bride and groom offering tea to elders
Chinese wedding tea ceremony
Double happiness red envelope
The bride and groom present towel to Aunt.
Congratulations Kelly & Glen!
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