Yesterday (Sept. 29) morning, the 6th Foshan Workers Group Wedding with a theme of “Love in Foshan·Create Good Life” was held by Foshan Federation of Trade Unions in Nanfeng Ancient Kiln, Chancheng District. Under the witness of families and friends, 99 couples got married and started their good life in Foshan.
Yu Boyuan and Jiang Shuying have been married for 57 years. This model worker couple of golden marriage passed wedding candles to the newlyweds, which means passing the lasting fire of love, good family traditions, model worker spirit and craftsmanship. Then, the newlyweds carved their names and promises on the “love bricks”. After burning, these bricks would be inlaid into the love wall of Nanfeng Ancient Kiln and became a mark of happiness. The couples also visited Zinan Village and Lingnan Wine Culture Museum to experience the development of Foshan city.
Pang Jianbo took part in this group wedding with his wife. He is a taxi driver of Nanhai Fo-Guang Taxi Co Ltd and has won the title of “Foshan Good People” in 2015 for driving patients to hospitals for free. “This activity is very meaningful. I become one of the new Foshan people this year and a member of the Communist Party of China. I also won the 2018 Guangdong Labor Medal and became a new model worker in new era. I wish our actions can pass positive energy and drive Foshan new fashion.” Pang Jianbo said excitedly.
“I hope that you can have a sweet life and prosperous career together, and co-build a wonderful homeland, Foshan!” Liu Shan, deputy director of the standing committee of Foshan Municipal People’s Congress and president of Foshan Federation of Trade Unions, held the post of officiator and gave her best wishes.
Since 2013, Foshan Federation of Trade Unions has held workers group weddings once a year. This year is the first time to have parallel sessions. Other 10 couples participated in the group weddings in Wu’s Courtyard, Jiujiang, Nanhai District.