Posts Tagged ‘weddings’

Suva’s Archbishop condemns tourists’ ‘beach weddings’ Comments 1

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Suva’s Archbishop Peter Chong has condemned the practice of tourists celebrating their weddings in Fiji on beaches boats and in hotels. He says weddings should be celebrated in a sacred space like  of a church or a chapel. Chong said that the problem was not caused by local people, but by tourists. “For our local people, Read more

Wedding – 26 bridesmaids 25 best men 20 page boys 23 flower girls Comments 0

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

A Sri Lankan couple have broken the record for the world’s biggest wedding after walking down the aisle with a staggering 126 bridesmaids. Nisansala and Nalin tied the knot in the country’s capital Colombo, sharing their big day with an additional 25 best men, 20 page boys and 23 flower girls. Continue reading Related Posts:Wedding Read more

First wedding in Cardboard Cathedral Comments 0

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

After a five-year engagement and months of busking to raise funds, a Lyttelton couple have become the first to be wed in the Transitional Cardboard Cathedral. Jill Jefferies and James Dobinson, who both have Down syndrome, married on Saturday before about 100 well-wishers, family and friends. The couple had busked at the Lyttelton Farmers Market Read more

He is called Italy’s craziest priest Comments 0

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Italian priest Father Bruno Maggioni has begun to garner quite the following for his wedding theatrics, singing and dancing his way through ceremonies in the Italian town of Limbiate, north of Milan. During a wedding this week, the he belted out 1980s pop song “Mamma Maria” from Italian group Ricchi e Poveri. The debate over whether Maggioni’s behaviour Read more