Recently, a wedding in the city of Chengdu (China) has attracted a lot of attention from the country’s social media community. This attention, however, stems from the negative side of a past practice in marriage.
The incident took place on September 12 in Tan Tan district (Chengdu city), a video of “a man tied to a stone pillar and thrown with flour and eggs around his body” has attracted attention. ideas on the Internet.
Wheat flour was scattered on people around, the scene was so messy and dirty that it caused passersby, including sanitation workers, to flee from the area where the incident took place. It is known that this is a joke made by the groom’s group of friends.
After the wedding procession, this group of friends got together and found a way to make the wedding more fun. They think that modern weddings are too formal and want to do something different so that the bride and groom have a memorable memory.
Photos and location of the event
“We rented a cleaning truck for 600 yuan and sent red packets to each sanitation worker,” a friend said in an interview.
However, an environmental worker who participated in the cleanup that day reflected that the team consisted of 5 people, each receiving only 2 yuan (~ 7,000 VND) envelopes. The groom’s friends also only paid 300 yuan (1 million VND) for the toilet nozzle, not as they answered PV.
This environmental worker added that the cleaning team had encountered three similar cases of quarrels this year.
Some netizens used the word “vulgar” to describe such behavior. One netizen commented: “Is it cool to do that in public?”. Others feel that throwing eggs and flour in this way is a “waste of food”.
According to research, Naohun is a custom that appeared in the Han Dynasty and existed in China for thousands of years. According to this custom, the guests of the groom’s family will stir up the wedding by teasing the bride, groom and even the bridesmaids.
However, in modern society, the custom of kissing is distorted and no longer suitable, causing obsession for many brides on the wedding day.
Some pictures of the custom of kissing in China
Hu Guangwei, a professor at the Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences, said the “noisy” games were uncivilized and “an insult to the bride and groom”.
“Some brides and grooms may appear happy under certain circumstances, but may themselves be forced by the crowd. If this prank causes injury, the participant may be charged.” , Hu said.
Jiang Hong, a sociology teacher at Mianyang Normal University, also believes that booing is a bad habit. “Some people’s views are not suitable for civilized society, and there is still a long way to go to change customs.”
In April this year, China’s Ministry of Internal Affairs designated 15 pilot areas to reform marriage customs in the country, including Chengdu’s Wuhou district.