Yih Wen and Kian Mun had their wedding vows done yesterday morning.
I was there to help set off the firecrackers. Haha. These are the large 39,999 Chinese firecrackers roll.
I went with my dad early in the morning and took a photo with the bride. Yih Wen is my cousin, my uncle’s daughter.
I had the traditional mee sua (longevity noodles) with chicken soup.
I was told to light it up just before the groom’s delegation came.
Here there are!
These are all my cousins. They are the gatekeepers keeping the groom out until ang pows (red packets) has been distributed and questions answered in a satisfactory manner.
My uncle, the bride’s dad, led Yih Wen down from her room…
…and the groom went down on bended knee to present the bride with flowers.
There was the exchange of rings…
…for both parties.
The bride and groom then attempted to kiss for a full minute.
The customary tea service was done by Noble.
The bride and groom basically bow three times to people in their lives (these are the parents of the bride) while serving them tea.
It’s a Chinese custom.
My dad, being the brother of the father is pictured here.
We all took a group photo together…
…and the bride left for the groom’s place.
Since the groom is from Ipoh, there’s no house to go to – they went to his hotel room instead.
It’s a symbolic gesture to mean the daughter has officially left the care of the parents.
The car is backed out and in three (3) times…
…and they’re off! Congrats Yih Wen and Kian Mun! :)