“As Heaven is Their Witness, Love in Lingnan” – 2015 Foshan Lingnan Tiandi Group Folk Wedding Ceremony
On October 4, 2015, Foshan Lingnan Tiandi held a group folk wedding ceremony themed by “Love in Lingnan” at the Wenhuili Marriage House. This is the first ever group wedding event that embraces the 300-year culture and history of marriage custom of Lingnan area. Nine couples selected from Foshan, Guangzhou and Hong Kong went through a traditional wedding ceremony , including wearing traditional wedding dress, sitting on a bridal sedan-chair, kicking the door of the sedan-chair, jumping across brazier, and bowing to parents. Moreover, local-specific figures Gook Luck Elders (an elderly male and a female) attended the ceremony to bring more blessings to the couples. The founder and Chairman of the Shui On Group Mr. Vincent H.S.Lo and his wife, Ms. Loletta Chu also came to witness the ceremony and appreciate how the traditional Lingnan culture revives in the new era.
President of Shui On Group Mr. Vincent H.S.Lo is expressing best wishes to new couples.
Nine pairs of newly-weds are reading a marriage vow of loving each other forever, witnessed by all guests.
Accompanied by Gook Luck Sister, the new couples come to the Wenhuili Marriage House to experience such customs as wearing traditional wedding dress, sitting on a bridal sedan-chair, kicking the door of the sedan-chair, jumping across brazier, and bowing to parents.
Group photo of nine newly-weds and their parents together with Mr. Vincent H.S.Lo, Ms. Loletta Chu, and some government officials at the Marriage House