243 COUPLES GETTING MARRIED ON ‘DOUBLE HAPPINESS’ DAY

This year, there are a record 243 couples registered to get married on the 14th of February, which is Valentines Day.

This year, Valentines day coincides with Yuan Xiao Jie which is the 15th day of the Chinese New Year.

Because of the special date, the cost of weddings on the day are also slightly higher.

This is the first time in about 20 years that both Yuan Xiao Jie and Valentines coincided.

Last time, it occurred it in 1995. On that day, over 1000 marriages took place.

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