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Hangzhou's Grand Canal Keeps Love Afloat this Autumn 2017-06-27
For a wedding overflowing in beauty, history and culture and in order to keep your love afloat this autumn then visit the Hangzhou section of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal for the event ‘Grand Canal - Hushu Wedding Ceremony’. Co-organized by the publicity department of Gongshu District and Hangzhou daily newspaper, this wedding event, the third of its kind, is scheduled to be held on Sep.25 an autumnal month renowned for its harvesting of love.


Hangzhou has been a prosperous city since ancient times with the majority of this prosperity being owed to the Grand Canal. Now a UNESCO world heritage site, this magnificent waterway makes Hangzhou irresistible to all - be you an emperor or a modern day civilian.


In full flow for over 2400 years, the Beijing - Hangzhou Grand Canal runs southwards and traverses 1800 kilometers while passing eight cities. It possesses the exact same qualities what we expect from love and marriage, a time-honored origin and a promising future.


For this memorable event ten lucky couples will be picked and a unique traditional Chinese wedding ceremony will be performed for them. The wedding ceremony will include procedures like dressing up brides and waiting for the groom, a wedding procession along the famous Grand Canal, exchanging vows in Xinyifang, paying respect to each other and both sets of parents as well as heaven and earth and praying in Xiangji Temple.


For a whirlwind romance in one of Hangzhou’s most beautiful seasons - simply immerse yourselves in love by entering a Chinese Wedding event along Hangzhou’s Grand Canal.



Anyone who meets the following requirements can enter and all you need to do is call 86-571-85109999 and leave your name, contact information and a brief introduction of you and your loved one.


Requirements:

1. You are newly-weds with wedding certificate

2. At least one of you is connected with the Grand Canal in some way

3. At least one of you is currently living in Hangzhou
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