From the Great Wall to China's megacities and its only tropical island, she discovers how money, marriage and national pride are the cornerstones of Chinese life. To succeed, Gordon must approach girls on the street without freaking them out and walk away with at least one phone number. He looks like a weirdo. In China, if you're not married by your late twenties you are branded a 'leftover'. And I think that the looks on their faces, even after they got one girl's number, just goes to show it is a huge self-esteem boost for them. However, professional gaming is a phenomenon in China and the episode takes Billie to Shanghai to meet the superstars and their fans. .
The grass is always greener, isn't it? He is going for it. This is a government-sponsored marriage market. Chinese Wedding Ceremony 02:08 Porter stings from a rejection. Did you miss an episode of Secrets Of China but don't you wan't that to happen in the future? Senior surgeon Xu Bing will be performing the operation, and double eyelids are the most popular item on his sales list. Expensive Weddings 03:20 China's older generation suffered from poverty and hardship, but young people today will spend several years' salary on bridal accessories. In this surprising series, Billie J D Porter travels across the country to find out what it's like to grow up there.
I think we should have the choice that if we want to get married or not. Budget Wedding Package 03:47 Porter flies to Hainan to attend a group wedding providing couples with a beach ceremony and resort. According to tradition, Ansen has to pass a test by answering questions about his bride. Um, but then they look so cool! Because to have a you know, kind of a pointier nose and, like, a bigger eyelid, it is kind of a Western look, no? It's become clearer and clearer to me what an enormous amount of pressure young people have on them to get married and to get married to a suitable person. But my parents insisted to have them my bed. Like if you're a lesbian or gay, you can marry whoever you want to, but now we can't. It's it's a big deal.
The E-mail message field is required. At a government sponsored matchmaking event, she interviews young men and women about their dating prospects. Does it really get to you sometimes? I've got this skin-whitening, like, bleaching mask as well. However, in a country where marrying before you turn 28 is a national obsession and a matter of family honour, Billie talks to a group of young people who are standing up to the pressure placed on them to settle down young. A man asks her on a date.
It just goes to show how much people here are willing to spend on one day. But China doesn't tolerate protesters, whatever the cause. Do you think that these photos, the moments you're creating Is it romantic? This guy thinks that some of the people working for Mrs Liu haven't received their cash, which is what I suspected, so the make-up artists aren't continuing until they're paid and apparently it's a similar problem with the venue. I don't even think I'm going to be able to watch. House prices are soaring and the competition is fierce. Their weddings cost almost nothing, consisting of a cake and a pot of tea. The country's incredible history has shaped the nation to hold values so contrasting to ours, and it's been fascinating to see first-hand how different an experience growing up in China is compared to my own.
To attend to my wedding ceremony. Couples march around smugly in matching outfits and the joys of marriage beam down at you from every street corner. This place holds the key to China's continued economic expansion: leisure and tourism. Different days, and different colours - means that your life will be very colourful. If you look, my right eye is a lot bigger than my left.
Do you think that, like, boys find the Western look more attractive as well? So, I'm just in the throes of quite a brutal rejection while I'm at this wedding. It must have cost an insane amount to hire the ballroom and to book Faye a suite to get ready in. Today, it couldn't be more different. For single women, the challenges are totally different. I just hope it's worth the Â£50,000 price tag. In bustling Guangzhou, she meets struggling migrant workers from the countryside and some super-rich supercar owners.
Maybe one day, the pressure will be less strong. No-one has a house or a car where I'm from. What made you go for that one? I might cry, I'm quite emotional at weddings. Notes: Title from resource description page viewed February 09, 2017. The aim is to have a like, a double eyelid.