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What does Philip Provide?
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Very serious PA system.
6 wireless hand mikes
2 wireless head mikes
1 corded mike
Entirely battery powered

Every word  is heard 
Small table with chair and table cloths
Wind-proof candle holders
Portable lectern
Wedding manual
400 pages
FREE name change kit
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    Chinese Ceremonies "A Celebration of Love"

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    Terry and Per Lee enjoying the cord ritual within their wedding at the Garside Gardens, Newcastle. Photography courtesy Say Cheese Video & Photography
    Philip Greentree has researched ancient Chinese Wedding traditions and developed a wedding ceremony that complies with Australian civil requirements, yet retains many of the ancient traditions

    The ceremony has provision for the following range of rituals:
    The bridal dress
    Lion Band &Fireworks
    Entry
    Parental Blessing
    Cleansing & blessing of rings
    Asking & ring exchange
    Cord ceremony
    Blessing of the hands
    Wine ceremony
    Honouring your ancestors & parents
    Tea ceremony
    Presentation of married couple
    Local or regional traditions


    Structure
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    he bridal party is optionally led into the place of marriage by the traditional Chinese Lion band and lion, friends throwing crackers, soy beans or rice (also subject to local regulations in Australia... NOTE rice is banned outdoors - it kills native birds) and then the real ceremony begins with the couple paying respect to the elders at a special alter, then honouring their parents.

    Legal Requirements
    The required components to enable the ceremony to conform to Australian Legal requirements are included:
    The monitum
    The vows
    The
    signing of the register
     
    The Australian Bridal Industry Academy

    ABIA Accredited

    Philip takes great personal pride in professionalism and achievement. He is one of the few NSW celebrants outside of Sydney to be accredited by the Australian Bridal Industry Academy, which gives you peace of mind knowing the standard of quality service and presentation he has achieved.

    Click this link to send an enquiry


    The Ring Ceremony
    The ring ceremony is entirely optional, since some couples may have already exchanged rings with their family earlier in the day. There is a common misconception among many in society that a ring ceremony is a compulsory part of a ceremony. The reality is the opposite, it's entirely optional.

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