‘Makes me want to get married’: Chinese student injects tradition into tying the knot with historical wedding certificate scrolls

By Fran Lu

The latest official statistics suggest the institution of marriage is under siege in China, but a university student is offering a novel way to keep tradition alive.

Last year, the marriage rate nationwide hit a record low for the first time since 1986, but for a Chinese university student, surnamed Zhang, who specialises in handwritten marriage certificates for newlyweds, the nuptial picture is not so bleak.

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