In South Korea nearly 3,000 couples that are from 62 countries tied the knot in South in a mass wedding ceremony that is conducted by the Unification Church. This Church was founded by the late Reverend Sun Myung Moon.
President of the South Korean headquarters of the church Ryu Kyeung-seuk has said that more or less 12,000 couples worldwide participated in this ceremony through the Internet.
Founder of church Moon, who died at the age of 92 in 2012, had presided over these mass weddings since 1960s.
Hak Ja Han Moon, is a widow of Moon, officiated at this ceremony, which was witnessed by more or less 22,000 church guests and followers gathered at the CheongShim Peace World Centre of church in South Korea, that is about 75 km northeast of Seoul.
The 3000 couples included nearly 2,000 people who were already married and nearly 1,000 who were newly wed, people who do marriage 2nd time had their families to God as they had married before joining the church.
Hyo-joo Song, from Britain who married his Japanese wife in this ceremony has said that We have been engaged for over one year now and we were mostly been separated, so now it is extremely good to be together again.