A scene from the popular Netflix docuseries, Indian Matchmaking. Photo: Netflix A scene from the popular Netflix docuseries, Indian Matchmaking. Photo: Netflix
A scene from the popular Netflix docuseries, Indian Matchmaking. Photo: Netflix
Wee Kek Koon
Opinion

Opinion

Reflections by Wee Kek Koon

Chinese matchmaking and arranged marriages in imperial China – for love and money

  • Marriages among the wealthy were less about a union between two young people than an alliance between families
  • Today, matchmakers help to coordinate rituals at traditional wedding ceremonies – in return for a fat fee

A scene from the popular Netflix docuseries, Indian Matchmaking. Photo: Netflix A scene from the popular Netflix docuseries, Indian Matchmaking. Photo: Netflix
A scene from the popular Netflix docuseries, Indian Matchmaking. Photo: Netflix
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