News from Ukraine: Like in Las Vegas: Odesa launches round-the-clock 'speedy wedding centre'

12:13 Aug. 1, 2016

Like in Las Vegas: Odesa launches round-the-clock 'speedy wedding centre'

Wedding rings (UNIAN Photo)

Three couples already got their marriages registered

Ukraine's Black Sea city Odesa opened a twenty-four-seven speedy wedding centre similar to those in Las Vegas.

On July 31, the Odesa Regional State Administration hosted the opening ceremony to unveil a wedding pavilion designed as a Ukrainian traditional hut.

On the same day, three couples got married in the speedy wedding centre.

According to Ukrainian traditions, the newlyweds were greeted by a bandura player (a traditional polychord stringed Ukrainian instrument) and eight women wearing folk costumes and holding a round loaf.

They congratulated the newlyweds with Ukrainian songs and wished them a happy married life.

Read also Injured soldier weds girlfriend in traditional Ukrainian wedding ceremony

The wedding centre officials performed the rite according to the established procedure, including a wedding ring exchange and marriage certificate presentation.

Divorces won't be registered in the centre.

 

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