Ten-mile bridal procession

chinadaily.com.cn| Updated:  February 5, 2024 L M S

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The "Ten-Mile Bridal Procession" is a wedding tradition commonly observed in the eastern region of Zhejiang province, especially in Ningbo's Ninghai county.

Its name originates from the lengthy procession that carries the complete dowry of a bride, including everything from bedding and furniture to needles and threads. The tradition dates back to the 10th century and was recognized as an intangible cultural heritage of China in 2008. It is a significant part of Ningbo's cultural heritage.

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