HMONG MARRIAGE SONGS AND MARRIAGE CEREMONY
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Shoua Sue Lee Performs at the Hmong Cultural Center's 20th Anniversary Celebration December 12, 2012
Tougeu Leepalao orally recites a Hmong marriage song - Bringing the Bride to the Groom’s Family (2006)
Tougeu Leepalao performs a Hmong marriage song - Thaum yuav mus ua tshoob niam txiv cob kaus rau ob tug mej koob. This orally recited song is usually performed for the groom's family as the wedding party prepares to go with the Mej Koobs (marriage facilitators) with the umbrella to the bride's home. The umbrella is used to signify protection for the couple from evil spirits. (2005)
Tougeu Leepalao teaching a class on the Hmong Mej Koob marriage tradition with the umbrella. (Hmong Language with English Narration). (2005)