油麻地街市檔 – 嫁娶用品 wedding goods stall at yau ma tei open market

2014.5.10 | 新填地街 reclamation street

過大禮,原來男家要椰子、檳榔;女家要備禮藕、禮芋等等。油麻地新填地的露天街市其中特色就是有這些嫁娶用品。不幫襯,看看也覺喜氣洋洋。再留心一點,更補益我們對傳統習俗的貧乏。

there are many customs to follow in traditional chinese wedding. this stall and another one at the open market of yau ma tei will be of great help. i would call the lady owners street historians as they are knowledgeable, not to mention resourceful. every item used in the custom has its meaning. see the coconut with big red double happiness painted on them, that is to bring good luck to the groom(to-be) to have sons very soon.

wedding goods stall

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