Events staged by professional wedding planners can cost from $200,000 to $800,000 on average, but sometimes reach as high as $2 million. In recent years, Lebanon banks have started offering special wedding loans for young couples to cope.
Thousands of women are abducted and forced to marry each year in the former Soviet republic in Central Asia, where the practice was outlawed in 2013 but is still seen as a cultural tradition by many, according to human rights groups.
Danish media reported that Frederiksen, 42, married filmmaker and photographer Bo Tengberg, 55, on Wednesday at the medieval Magleby Church on Moen island in southeastern Denmark.
In a seven-page protocol, Monsignor Broderick Pabilio, the Manila auxiliary bishop, announced they would accept "only simple wedding" with no bridesmaids and a limited number of guests.
People have begun turning to this unconventional union at a notary in Santa Cruz, a neighbourhood on the western outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, since the COVID-19 disease caused by the virus started battering Brazil. On Thursday alone, 15 couples were married at its drive-thru.
Salar Chomany, 34, has traversed the remote region’s dramatic ridges and valleys for 12 years and turned his passion into his profession, working as a guide for energy companies exploring the region near the Iranian border.
The couple decided to go ahead with the ceremony on Sunday in the courtyard of the COVID-19 quarantine centre in Baran in the western state of Rajasthan — their protective gear giving it an otherworldly feel.
The police added that a fine of Dhs50,000 will be applied on those who do not abide by the decisions related to preventing gatherings of more than five persons in one place, or during parties in homes and private places
Saba’s confession comes after she stirred the pot and set rumour mills ablaze with an Instagram comment earlier this week. The 36-year-old had shared sizzling photos from a beach-side photo shoot with the caption, “If it’s meant to be, it will be.”
The post-wedding joy ride by a marriage party onboard a SpiceJet aircraft, which took off from the Madurai International Airport on Sunday, has put the private airline in a spot with videos of the celebrations going viral on social media.