Relatives of the resident of the Chinese provinces of Shanxi was amazed that his parents are Ukrainian brides demanded a ransom for her. This publication reports the South China Morning Post.
The sales agent he Panwa the translator and Inez, who moved to China from Ukraine four years ago, were married in the hometown of the groom. “Son’s wedding was very simple, we have been preparing all week — said the father of Ho. — Relatives say that I’ve never seen the groom, who would so lightly”.
Contrary to local custom, relatives Ho did not have to pay for the bride. “The girl’s family did not ask for a ransom and did not require us to buy them an apartment or a car,” says the father of the groom.
The couple plan to open in Shanxi own business, and two years later to visit Ukraine and to get married a second time.
Bride price is an ancient tradition that survived in some countries of Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Oceania. In China relatives of the bride usually require the consent of 200 million yuan (1.8 million rubles) and the apartment. In Russia, in Ukraine and in many European countries was circulated opposite custom: the groom’s family expected that the bride will be the dowry.
In 2017, it was reported that the Chinese city of Urumqi instead of an apartment bought the bride a stone weighing 33 tons, which cost one million yuan. The gift did not impress the girl.
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