Love, Joy and Happiness----Unique Wedding Ceremony in Northern Shaanxi

November 26, 2013
By Xia ShiwuEditor: Zhu Yanhong

Love, Joy and Happiness----Unique Wedding Ceremony in Northern Shaanxi
Weddings in the rural areas of Northern Shaanxi (in Northwest China) Province are typically events full of hustle and bustle. During a typical rural wedding, villagers dance the 'Yangge' to the sounds of 'suona' horns. The bride, who rides on a donkey's back to her new home, smiles brightly to show her happiness. [Deng Hai & Li Chang'an]

  

Love, Joy and Happiness----Unique Wedding Ceremony in Northern Shaanxi
Weddings in the rural areas of Northern Shaanxi (in Northwest China) Province are typically events full of hustle and bustle. During a typical rural wedding, villagers dance the 'Yangge' to the sounds of 'suona' horns. The bride, who rides on a donkey's back to her new home, smiles brightly to show her happiness. [Deng Hai & Li Chang'an]
Love, Joy and Happiness----Unique Wedding Ceremony in Northern Shaanxi
Villagers dance the 'Yangge' to the sounds of 'suona' horns. [Deng Hai & Li Chang'an]
Love, Joy and Happiness----Unique Wedding Ceremony in Northern Shaanxi
Villagers dance the 'Yangge' to the sounds of 'suona' horns. [Deng Hai & Li Chang'an]

(Source: Women of China English Monthly May 2013 Issue)

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