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As for the “Grand Gifts” are largely replaced by money, especially in “sixes”, ”eights” and 'nines' as they symbolize” well”, “wealth” and 'forever'.It could be 6999rmb ,9999rmb, 98888rmb or even 1000001 symbolizing that the bride is chosen one out of a million.
Today when a couple is preparing to get married, they probably already had an apartment or a house provided by the groom parents and a car provided by the bride’s parents.
In ancient time, many young girls and boys coming to the age of getting married would go to Yuelao Temple to pray for a perfect match.
Today, Young men and women would still do the same sometimes but instead of praying for a considerable match it is mainly for a romantic chance of coming across their Mr.\Miss. In China, after a boy finds his future wife, it is his parents that should elaborate a marriage proposal to the girl’s parents.
Most of the money will be used in the wedding ceremony or the honely moon holiday.
Of course the negotiation is not always a smooth sailing.