Why do some Chinese funerals involve strippers?

Why do some Chinese funerals involve strippers?
 

Music blaring through loudspeakers, strippers dancing to the beat and audiences whistling along. In some parts of China, this is what you would see during a funeral procession.
Earlier this year, China renewed a clampdown on strippers performing at funerals, wedding and temples, calling it "obscene and vulgar".
This isn't the first time authorities have tried to get rid of the practice but it has proven resilient.
Why do people hire strippers at funerals? According to one theory, strippers are used to boost funeral attendances because large crowds are seen as a mark of honour for... read more

 
24 February 2018 in World News, Views: 53
Source: BBC
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