The Shanghai Marriage Market (Chinese: 人民公园相亲角; pinyin: Rénmín Gōngyuán Xiāngqīn Jiǎo; lit. Peoples Park blind date corner) is a marriage market held at Peoples Park in Shanghai, China.
In which country do parents advertise for a mate for their child at a marriage market?
A relatively recent tradition, Chinas “marriage markets” are dominated by anxious parents advertising for potential partners for their adult children – often without their consent. Every weekend, hundreds of parents across major Chinese cities head to public parks to take part in loosely organized speed dating.
Can foreigners marry in China?
Chinese law allows two foreigners to marry, provided at least one of them has a valid Chinese residency visa. The marriage should be registered at the place where the residency permit was issued. A Chinese residency permit or visa. A health certificate from a local approved hospital.
What documents do I need to marry in China?
(1) A current passport (2) Alien residence permit (3) A health certificate from a local hospital designated by the marriage registration office (4) Three photos of the marrying couple, taken together (5) A registration fee (6) A certificate of marriageability. Item 6 requires further explanation.