Red in Marriage
To the Chinese, red is the color of happiness，success, good fortune and prosperity. This tradition is thought to date back to prehistoric times, when early humans worshipped the sun. Red，therefore，is the dominantcolor at a traditional Chinese wedding-the hall is covered with red paper- cuts of the Chinese character for “double happiness”, the bride wears a scarlet wedding dress and the bridegroom pins a red flower to his lapel. This not only adds a sense of merriment to the occasion，it also indicates the couple's desire for a happy,prosperous marriage.