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  1. Crying for Marriage of Yis,Chuxiong

The bride is crying bitterly while singing the song Crying for Marriage accompanied by her best girlfriend at the night before the marriage. Crying for Marriage is one of the unique parts of Yi people’s wedding ceremony.

Crying for Marriage of Yis,Chuxiong

At the night before the marriage, the bride’s parents invite all the relatives and friends to set up a “green shed” for the bride and her best girlfriend to live in. It symbolizes that the bride takes the first step to leave her parents and family.

Before the bride leaves the family house to live in the green straw shed, she begins to cry and sing following the traditional words of the song, or she may sing extempore verse if she feels it can better express her mixed feelings of happiness and sadness. She feels happy for she will marry her beloved and live a new life she looks forward to. She is sad for she has to leave her parents and family.

Crying for Marriage of Yis,Chuxiong

The singing is based on thousands of years’ extempore verse which is today’s lyric poem. Crying for Marriage has been formed and it is deemed as a masterpiece of Yi people’s literature.

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