Chinese Wedding – Tea Ceremony

Chinese Wedding - Tea Ceremony

Tea ceremony is conducted in order for the couple to be formally introduced as husband and wife to their families and ancestors.

The bride serves tea to each guest and is a given a red envelope containing money in return.

The new husband offers tea (sometimes dragon’s eye fruit tea) and bows to each parent.

While their parents sip their tea they give red envelopes with money or jewelry to the husband.