Miai is japanese ceremony that mean the formal meeting with a view to marriage. If you want to marry, you will be formally introduced to a prospective marriage partner.(bride; bridegroom).
Recently the good point of the " miai " has been reviewed again .
|1. What is the Miai (Omiai)?|
|2. What one is a modern Omiai (meeting with a view to marriage)?|
|3. The manner of Omiai.|
|What is the Miai (Omiai)?|
In modern Japan, marriage partner could be found
by free love.
|What one is a modern Omiai (meeting with a view to marriage)?|
|There are two types of modern Omiai
as follows.>1st is one that the go-between brings
the marriage proposal to both houses as well as old
times. Secondarily, the marriage guidance
bureau or the marriage mediation enterprise hold the
party for the member.When you participate in the Omiai,
you have to prepare "personal information form"
In the personal information form, the following items are described.
|Shinjosho (Personal information form)|
|You must describe each item of the following to " Shinjosho " .|
|2.Date of birth.|
(The height and weight might be described. )
|10.The family's introduction|
|The manner of Omiai.|
|In this chapter, we explain "Omiai"
of the type that the go-between takes care of.
Special private room at the hotel, private room
of restaurant, go-between's home, man's home, or
woman's home are used as place of Omiai. The go-between
reserves the hall and gets a room.
For instance... They doesn't boast about the relative.
Neither about past love's memories nor the number of past lovers are heard.
They doesn't hear other party's income and academic background.
The story of thought, politics, and the religion is not told.The most important concern is whether he or she want to associate with the other party. The answer is not told directly to the other party, but told the go-between.