Wedding

Newly-wed grooms lead camels carrying their brides during a mass wedding in a desert at a tourism area containing a populus euphratica reserve in Yuli county...Newly-wed grooms lead camels carrying their brides during a mass wedding in a desert at a tourism area containing a populus euphratica reserve in Yuli county, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, November 2, 2014. A total of 22 couples took part in the mass wedding on Sunday, local media reported. Picture taken November 2, 2014. REUTERS/China Daily (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY ANIMALS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA

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Newly wed grooms lead camels carrying their brides during a mass wedding in a desert in the tourism area home to a populus euphratica (poplar tree) reserve in Yuli county, Xinjiang

Actor George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin wave from a boat as they leave after a civil wedding ceremony at the town hall in Venice, Italy, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. George Clooney married human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Saturday, the actor's representative said, out of sight of pursuing paparazzi and adoring crowds.

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Actor George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin wave from a boat as they leave after a civil wedding ceremony at the town hall in Venice, Italy on Monday

TOPSHOTS This photo taken on September 3...TOPSHOTS This photo taken on September 3, 2014 shows  Leng Yuting, 26, posing underwater for her wedding pictures at a photo studio in Shanghai, ahead of her wedding next year. Her fiance Riyang said they had their wedding photographs taken underwater because 'its romantic and beautiful'. Mr Wedding studio owner, Tina Lui, started providing underwater pictures four years ago.   AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELEJOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images

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Leng Yuting poses underwater for her wedding pictures at a photography studio in Shanghai, ahead of her wedding next year. Fiance Riyang said they had their wedding photographs taken underwater because ‘it’s romantic and beautiful’. Mr Wedding studio owner, Tina Lui, started providing underwater pictures four years ago 

A Palestinian bride, who lost her home during fighting between Hamas and Israel, poses during her wedding ceremony, along with two other couples, at a UN school in Rafah in southern Gaza Strip on August 17, 2014.

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A Palestinian bride, who lost her home during fighting between Hamas and Israel, poses at her wedding ceremony, along with two other couples, at a UN school in Rafah in southern Gaza Strip. 

Ultra-orthodox Jews take part in celebrations after the wedding ceremony of Esther Rokeach and Avraham Safrin (not pictured) in Jerusalem June 11, 2014. Thousands gathered on Tuesday to celebrate the wedding between Safrin and Rokeach, the granddaughter of the spiritual leader of the Belz Hasidim, which is one of the largest Hasidic movements in the world.

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Ultra-orthodox Jews take part in celebrations after the wedding ceremony of the granddaughter of the spiritual leader of the Belz Hasidim, which is one of the largest Hasidic movements in the world in Jerusalem

A couple with Japanese traditional clothing or kimono poses for a wedding photo session at a park in Tokyo, Tuesday, April 8, 2014.

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A couple in Japanese traditional clothing pose for their wedding photos in a Tokyo park on Tuesday

A Pakistani bride looks on during a mass...A Pakistani bride looks on during a mass-wedding ceremony in Karachi on late March 24, 2014. Some 115 couples participated in the mass-wedding ceremony organised by a local charity welfare trust. AFP PHOTO / ASIF HASSANASIF HASSAN/AFP/Getty Images

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A Pakistani bride looks on during a mass wedding ceremony late on Monday in Karachi. Some 115 couples participated in the ceremony organised by a local charity welfare trust 

Brides sit as they wait to take their wedding vows during a mass wedding ceremony at a temple in New Delhi...Brides sit as they wait to take their wedding vows during a mass wedding ceremony at a temple in New Delhi March 3, 3014. A total of 11 couples exchanged wedding vows on Monday during the mass wedding ceremony arranged by a Hindu voluntary organisation, organisers said. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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Brides sit as they wait to take their wedding vows during a mass wedding ceremony at a temple in New Delhi. Eleven couples exchanged wedding vows on Monday during the mass wedding ceremony arranged by a Hindu voluntary organisation, organisers said. 

Jewish ultra-orthodox groom Aharon Krois celebrates his wedding with Rivka Hannah (Hofman) (unseen) during the Mitzvah Tans dance ritual following her wedding in an ultra-orthodox neighborhood of Jerusalem on February 18, 2014. During the Mitzvah Tans dance ritual the bride will dance with members of the community, family and with her groom at the end of the wedding ceremony.

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Jewish ultra-orthodox groom Aharon Krois celebrates his marriage to Rivka Hannah during the Mitzvah Tans dance ritual, in Jerusalem

Brides prepare for a mass wedding at an ...Brides prepare for a mass wedding at an event held by the Unification Church in Gapyeong on February 12, 2014. Unification Church members forming 2500 couples from 52 countries were married in a mass wedding in South Korea -- only the second such event since the death of their "messiah" and controversial church founder Sun Myung Moon.

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Brides prepare for a mass wedding at an event held by the Unification Church in Gapyeong. Unification Church members forming 2500 couples from 52 countries were married in a mass wedding in South Korea,the second such event since the death of their “messiah” and controversial church founder Sun Myung Moon. 

Bride Fatme Inus, her face painted white and decorated with sequins, emerges to present herself to villagers towards the end of her two-day wedding to Mustafa Sirakov in Ribnovo, Bulgaria. The practice of painting the bride's face white and decorating it with sequins and coloured paint is called "gelena" in Bulgarian, is unique to Ribnovo and is a tradition going back centuries. Ribnovo weddings only take place in the winter and the entire village participates with group dances on the main square. Ribnovo, located in the mountains of southern Bulgaria, is predominantly inhabited by Pomaks, a Muslim ethnic minority who are the descendants of Christian Bulgarians who converted to Islam during Ottoman rule.

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Bride Fatme Inus emerges to present herself to villagers towards the end of her two-day wedding to Mustafa Sirakov in Ribnovo, Bulgaria. The practice of painting the bride’s face white and decorating it with sequins and coloured paint called gelena in Bulgarian, is a tradition unique to Ribnovo, dating back centuries. Ribnovo weddings only take place in the winter and the entire village participates with group dances on the main square. Ribnovo, located in the mountains of southern Bulgaria, is predominantly inhabited by Pomaks, a Muslim ethnic minority who are the descendants of Christian Bulgarians who converted to Islam during the Ottoman rule.

Sarah Gubbins of Bonhams, central London, with the gold and diamond crown tiara, entitled 'East of Paris'  worn by Victoria Beckham for her marriage to David Beckham, which will be offered for sale in the Fine Jewellery sale at Bonhams, London in December.

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Sarah Gubbins, of Bonhams, London, with the gold and diamond crown tiara, entitled “East of Paris”, worn by Victoria Beckham at her wedding to David Beckham, which will be offered for sale in December

YOGYAKARTA, INDONESIA - OCTOBER 22:  KPH Notonegoro and Gusti Kanjeng Ratu Hayu drink tea during Dahar Klimah ceremony in Bangsal Kesatriyan at Kraton Palace as part of the Royal Wedding Held For Sultan Hamengkubuwono X's Daughter Gusti Ratu Kanjeng Hayu And KPH Notonegoro on October 22, 2013 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.  Wedding celebrations will take place October 21-23 October. The wedding parade will include 12 royal horse drawn carriages and will be streamed live on the internet so that it can be watched by people all over the world.  (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

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Sultan Hamengkubuwono X’s daughter Gusti Ratu Kanjeng Hayu (left) and KPH Notonegoro drink tea during the Dahar Klimah ceremony in Bangsal Kesatriyan at Kraton Palace, as part of their royal wedding in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The celebrations continue until 23 October with a wedding parade that includes 12 royal horse-drawn carriages, which will be streamed live on the internet. 

Volunteers of Kraton Palace, known as 'Abdi Dalem', makes 'Tarub' at Kraton Palace during preparations for the Royal Wedding Held For Sultan Hamengkubuwono X's Daughter Gusti Ratu Kanjeng Hayu And KPH Notonegoro on October 21, 2013 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.  Tarub installed at various spots around the Palace, consists of banana stem, tuwuhan (paddy, coconut and other crops) and janur (young coconut leaves). It is a sign showing that the Kraton of Yogyakarta is holding a royal wedding. Wedding celebrations will take place October 21-23 October. The wedding parade will include 12 royal horse drawn carriages and will be streamed live on the internet so that it can be watched by people all over the world.

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Volunteers at Kraton Palace make tarub arrangements during preparations for the royal wedding of Sultan Hamengkubuwono X’s daughter Gusti Ratu Kanjeng Hayu to KPH Notonegoro, on Monday in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The wedding celebrations will last three days and include a parade, with 12 royal horse-drawn carriages, which will be streamed live on the internet.

Traditional Wedding Parade March On In Fully Bloomed Red Spider Lily...HANDA, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 29:  (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) A newly wed couple and their family, relatives and friends march on the bank of Yakachi River where red spider lily are fully bloomed on September 29, 2013 in Handa, Aichi, Japan.

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A newly-wed couple and their family, relatives and friends on the bank of Yakachi River on Sunday in Handa, Aichi, Japan amid spider lily.

Newly married Tala Soboh, 14, poses for a photograph with her 15-year-old husband Ahmed two days after their marriage in the town of Beit Lahiya...Newly married Tala Soboh, 14, poses for a photograph with her 15-year-old husband Ahmed two days after their marriage in the town of Beit Lahiya, near the border between Israel and the northern Gaza Strip September 26, 2013. The newlyweds live in the family's three-room home, sharing it with nine relatives. Ahmed works with his father as a road cleaner earning $5 per day. Picture taken September 26, 2013. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem (GAZA - Tags: SOCIETY)    ATTENTION EDITORS:

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Tala Soboh, 14, poses for a photograph with her 15-year-old husband Ahmed two days after their marriage in the town of Beit Lahiya, near the border between Israel and the northern Gaza Strip. The newlyweds live in the family’s three-room home, sharing it with nine relatives. Ahmed works with his father as a road cleaner earning $5 a day.

Sri Lankan Tamil woman look on during a wedding the northern Sri Lanan town of Kilinochchi, at a ceremony arranged by the para-military Civil Defence Force which employs the couples getting married. Security forces have been showcasing the hiring of former Tamil rebels as part of reconciliation ahead of key local council elections scheduled to take place on the weekend.

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Sri Lankan Tamil women look on during a wedding in the northern Sri Lankan town of Kilinochchi, at a ceremony arranged by the paramilitary Civil Defence Force, which employs the couples getting married. Security forces have been showcasing the hiring of former Tamil rebels as part of reconciliation ahead of key local council elections scheduled to take place at the weekend

Former LTTE female rebel fighters and brides look on as an ethnic Tamil gets ready before the start of a mass wedding in Kilinochchi...Former Tamil Tiger (LTTE) female rebel fighters and brides Nadarasa Sukirtha (L) and Premarathnam Sugandhini (C) look on as Jayarasa Merry Babila, an ethnic Tamil, gets ready before the start of a mass wedding in Kilinochchi, about 334 km (208 miles) northeast of Colombo, September 18, 2013. Three ex-rebel couples who have been rehabilitated by the Sri Lankan Civil Defence Force were married in a mass wedding ceremony as part of the government's rehabilitation program. Sri Lanka's government troops defeated the LTTE after a 25-year civil struggle on May 19, 2009. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte )

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Former Tamil Tiger (LTTE) female rebel fighters and brides Nadarasa Sukirtha, left, and Premarathnam Sugandhini, centre, look on as Jayarasa Merry Babila, an ethnic Tamil, gets ready before the start of a mass wedding in Kilinochchi, about 334km north east of Colombo, Sri Lanka on Wednesday. Three ex-rebel couples who have been rehabilitated by the Sri Lankan Civil Defence Force were married in a mass wedding ceremony as part of the government’s rehabilitation programme 

A bride poses for photos in front of Rome's Pantheon, Friday, June 28, 2013. The Pantheon was built under Emperor Augustus between 27 and 25 b.C., to celebrate all the gods worshipped in Ancient Rome. (AP Photo, Domenico Stinellis)

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A bride poses for photos in front of the Pantheon in Rome, Italy on Friday. 

A newly wed bride rests in the shade as her groom helps holding the hem of her wedding dress during their wedding photo session in Shanghai, China, Friday, May 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

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A newly wed bride rests in the shade while her groom helps by holding the hem of her dress during their wedding photo session in Shanghai, China, on Friday.