Ninety-nine couples tied the knot in a mass wedding ceremony at a Chinese temple in Malaysia on Monday, the ninth day of the ninth month that is considered an auspicious date by ethnic Chinese.
Mass weddings have a great societal value among Emiratis as they promote happiness and tolerance, says Hessa Buhumaid.
The "Eastern Coast Wedding" was supported by Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank and held at Khorfakkan Amphitheatre, while taking preventive health measures, in line with the authorities’ COVID precautions.
The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has organised the second group wedding in Yemen as part of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces
In a mass wedding ceremony held in Rajasthan, India, 47 differently-abled, underprivileged couples tied the nuptial knot.
Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, an estimated 30,000 weddings took place every weekend in the United States. For wedding planners, the pandemic has also proven devastating, with many bracing for huge losses and fearing they might be forced to shut down.
Air raid sirens wailed and one of the brides wore camouflage trousers as the Ukrainian army took a break from frontline fighting in the east to hold a double wedding on Sunday.
“Today, no young man wants to bear the burden of an expensive wedding,” said groom Ebadullah Niazai, who had waited eight years to be married.
In the video one of the reporters also spoke to the owner of the wedding hall, who said, we have to mend relationships. We invite people and God willing, we'll help them." But this is not the real deal. The deal is that the offer is valid only for those who fulfil a certain condition: a man's first wife has to visit the hall and make the booking herself for her husband's second wedding.