what & why

Chinese Engagement usually divided into 2 types of event which usually known as :

Tinjing Ceremony
is an event that held by the Male's core family
Purpose of this event itself was to proposing the Bride to be by asking permission to her family
This event usually celebrated in larger scale when the bride and groom will be held the wedding reception more than a year ahead

Sangjit Ceremony
is an event that held by the Female's families
Purpose of this event itself was to get to know both sides of the families member, to check they were all having a good and reliable "blood" background.
This event usually celebrated in larger scale when the wedding reception will be held in another city or country

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WHAT TO PREPARE

Tinjing Ceremony

LARGE SCALE
  • Participated by more than the core families

  • Followed by encircle jewelry to symbolize an everlasting bond

        [ bracelet / necklace / ring ]

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SMALL SCALE
  • Only participated by both parents and the bride and groom to be 

  • Followed by encircle jewelry to symbolize an everlasting bond

        [ bracelet / necklace / ring ]

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  • Female side usually gave a symbolize gratitude to honor the male side such as food and fruits

  • Female side usually gave a symbolize gratitude to honor the male side such as food and fruits

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sangjit ceremony

 
TRADITIONAL WAY
  • Only participated by both large families members

  • Followed by few tradition based items                  [ according to female side ] that brought by male's side

 

  • Female side is preparing a small feast to welcome the male side.

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  • It was believed that the families member involved has to be those who've had a  good marriage life and health, 

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  • While some have other beliefs of these participants should be

        female and single

general notes & culture

ELEMENTS

RESTRICTION

VENUE

Female house

OUTFIT

FREE CASUAL

SOUVENIR

Sweet snacks & foods

TOTAL ITEMS

Even numbers exc. 4/14/24

DATE

According to chinese calculation calendar

TIME

Between 10.00 am - 12.00 pm

v&s sangjit ceremony

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general notes & culture

ELEMENTS

FREE

RESTRICTION

VENUE

Spacious & Comfortable place

OUTFIT

FREE

SOUVENIR

Anything useful

TOTAL ITEMS

Even numbers

DATE

Saturday and Sunday are most preferable

TIME

Nearby lunch time

but not specified

MODERN WAY
  • Participated by all of the families member including both core families and                      the future bride and groom to be

  • Followed by few tradition based items                  [ according to female side ] that brought by male's side

 

  • Female side is preparing a small feast to welcome the male side.

  • Double Happiness sign is not always preferable for the main decoration

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  • no particular beliefs applied for people involved, usually only based on availability

E&R sangjit ceremony

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MIXED WAY
  • Participated by all of the families member including both core families and                      the future bride and groom to be

  • Followed by few tradition based items                  [ according to female side ] that brought by male's side

 

  • Female side is preparing a small feast to welcome the male side.

  •  

  • no particular beliefs applied for people involved, usually only based on availability

general notes & culture

ELEMENTS

RESTRICTION

VENUE

Restaurant / Hall / Ballroom

OUTFIT

Chinese Traditional Outfit

SOUVENIR

Sweet snacks & foods

TOTAL ITEMS

Even numbers exc. 4/14/24

DATE

Saturday & Sunday are most preferable

TIME

Between 10.00 am - 12.00 pm

R&S sangjit ceremony

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