Sapa Vietnam where gathering different ethnic groups such as the H’Mong, the Tay, the Giay … Each ethnic group, each region has its own cultural characteristics. Join Sapa tours with Trekking Sapa to explore the ethnic identity of H’mong people here.
The custom of preparing marriage of H’Mong people in Sapa
Wedding is a unique and very important customs for the H’Mong, contributing to the diversity of ethnic culture in the North West.
When the guy and the girl were in love, the boy talked to his parents and everyone in the family. Everything is calculated in secret, the family did not know anything. Then one day as he asked the guy invited two friends to accompany. If your girlfriend agrees, your boyfriend will stand at the front door and wait for your girlfriend to come in and change clothes and go out from the main door to your husband’s house.
At home must stand at the main door to call the family, the family bowl a rooster son swept three rounds on the young couple’s head and then enter the house. At the same time the family invited a neighbor to eat rice to witness the marriage and the next day.
After 3 days since the girl was taken to the boy’s house, the boy’s parents took the young couple to the girl’s family and agreed to marry and discuss the wedding.
The official mariage of H’Mong people in Sapa Vietnam
The boy was carrying the present to the girl from the afternoon. The wedding party included a sum of money, 60 kg of pork, 60 bowls of wine … in which a colorful umbrella was the most important offering to cover the rain and sunshade for the young couple.
The reception is held the next morning. Bridesmaid dressed in red, flower dress, head wrapped blue towel. The wedding takes place in the invitation to wine, the dialogue between the young and the young. Then the bride performs ancestor worship,. to go home to her husband. When returning home, her husband’s family presents a tray of rice to worship ancestors to launch their daughter in law.
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The custom of marriage of H’Mong today
Today, as well as many other cultural factors, the custom of mariage of the H’Mong is gradually changing because generations do not teach thorough.
However, the current Mong ethnic areas, the wedding is still heavy wine reception party very expensive and lasted many days. Therefore, it is necessary to remove the unconformity of customary law and to improve the marriage process, building new cultural life in the residential areas in order to preserve the traditional culture of Mong people is also a thing to do right .
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