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Taiwan couple feeds all their wedding guests with $800 worth of Costco food

  • A Taiwanese couple went viral on Facebook for filling their wedding banquet solely with Costco food.
  • The bride posted photos of their wedding feast to Facebook group Costco Honestly Speaking about Commodity Experience on Monday.
  • The couple reportedly spent 25,000 TWD (approximately $787) at Costco for their banquet. 
  • The bride’s Facebook post has garnered over 40,000 likes and more than 1,000 comments, with Taiwanese netizens amazed and inspired by the couple’s creativity and resourcefulness.

A Taiwanese couple’s outdoor wedding banquet that was supplied solely with Costco food has gone viral on social media.

The bride posted photos of their wedding feast to Facebook group Costco好市多商品經驗老實說 (Costco Honestly Speaking about Commodity Experience) on Monday, showcasing their entire banquet supplied with items from big-box retailer Costco.

‘Collab of the century’: TikTok video of Indian and Scottish fusion wedding goes viral

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  • The wedding of an Indian and Scottish couple went viral on TikTok for their unique musical medley of both cultural backgrounds.
  • Two men wearing traditional Indian clothing play two-headed hand drums that appear to be dholaks, while a man wearing a kilt and a Glengarry bonnet plays the bagpipe.
  • The tune that is played as the newlyweds enter the room combines both traditional Indian and Scottish music, resulting in a special rendition of “Scotland the Brave.”
  • Viewers of the video applauded the combination of two traditions to form a wedding song.

The wedding of an Indian man and a Scottish woman went viral on TikTok for its unique musical medley of both cultural backgrounds.

In a video posted to TikTok on Aug. 25, the couple can be seen entering their wedding reception venue with a band of men playing traditional Indian drums and a Scottish bagpipe.

Bride-and-father duo wins hearts on TikTok for their epic wedding dance performance

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  • A father-and-bride dancing tandem wowed TikTok users with an impressive performance to “Teach Me How to Dougie” by Cali Swag District.
  • Brittany Revell and her father, Kelly, lit up the dance floor wearing sneakers and formal wear as part of their “dance through the decades” performance, which also included iconic dance steps such as the Tootsie Roll, the Hammer dance and the Carlton.
  • The video has racked up over 44 million views on TikTok and generated thousands of comments, most of which praise Kelly for his moves.
  • Brittany, a 30-year-old physical therapist in San Diego, said she invited her 63-year-old father to be her dancing partner when she first downloaded TikTok.
  • “I think it’s kind of unique to see a dad of Asian descent be able to open up, let loose and just embrace their American child’s music and culture,” Brittany was quoted as saying.

A bride’s father-daughter dance routine has captured everyone’s hearts on social media. 

In a now-viral video on TikTok, Brittany Revell and her father, Kelly, lit up the dance floor wearing sneakers and formal wear to the tune of “Teach Me How to Dougie” by Cali Swag District.

Chinese woman dies the day after her wedding, saves 3 lives with donated organs

  • A Chinese woman who died from a sudden brain hemorrhage in China’s Shaanxi province helped save three people’s lives with her donated organs.
  • The woman, identified only by her surname Zhang, died in the hospital the day after her wedding.
  • While they were still grieving, Zhang’s family reportedly decided to donate her organs to other people in need.
  • Zhang’s family told volunteer coordinators at the hospital that she "had said that she would like to save people by making organ donations if anything ever happened to her."
  • “The organs she donated saved strangers in need, benefiting others and society,” Zhang’s widowed husband said. "I am deeply gratified, albeit still filled with grief. Maybe someday I will encounter her shadow in the crowd somewhere in the city.”

A Chinese woman who died a day after her wedding helped save three lives after her grief-stricken family donated her organs.

The woman, identified only by her surname Zhang, suffered a brain hemorrhage and died in the hospital the day after her wedding in Fuping County, Shaanxi province. It is unclear when the brain hemorrhage occurred, but the Red Cross Society of China announced the woman’s death on Friday.

Terminally ill Singaporean man in his 70s fulfills wish to marry his girlfriend of 40 years

  • A terminally ill Singaporean man in his 70s was granted his wish to marry his longtime girlfriend of 40 years by a charity organization that helped set up their wedding ceremony.
  • Ambulance Wish Singapore, a charity that creates positive end-of-life experiences for terminally ill individuals, shared the story on their Facebook page on July 9.
  • The wedding ceremony was attended by the man’s family as well as his neighbors, nurses, medical social workers and the social worker who recommended the charity.
  • Held in the lobby of the man’s apartment complex, red table spreads and pink floral arrangements — the bride’s favorite — adorned the small ceremony.

A charity organization in Singapore fulfilled the wish of a terminally ill man in his 70s by arranging a small wedding ceremony for him and his longtime girlfriend of 40 years.

On July 9, Ambulance Wish Singapore, a charity organization that creates positive end-of-life experiences for terminally ill people, shared the story of the man, Mr. Goh, on their Facebook page. 

‘Historic’ waves as high as 20 feet tall send wedding guests in Hawaii running for cover

  • Massive waves sent wedding guests running for cover as water aggressively knocked over decor and stands in Hawaii over the weekend.
  • As seen in a video, waves — some reported to be over 20 feet high — crashed a wedding at Hulihe’e Palace in Kailua-Kona, wiping out tables and a bar.
  • Hawaii’s Department of Land and Natural Resources claimed that the swells were “the highest south shore surf in more than 25 years.”
  • Unlike previous reports, Hurricane Darby was not the major cause of the waves.
  • Instead, meteorologist Chris Brenchley explained that climate change was to blame.

Massive waves sent wedding guests running for cover as water aggressively knocked over decor and stands in Hawaii over the weekend.

As seen in a video, waves — some reported to be over 20 feet high — crashed a wedding at Hulihe’e Palace in Kailua-Kona, wiping out tables and a bar but miraculously leaving the food and wedding cake unharmed. 

Former Bond girl Jane Seymour dons traditional hanbok for son’s wedding in South Korea

  • British American actor Jane Seymour wore a hanbok to her son Kris’ wedding in Seoul, South Korea, in respect to her new daughter-in-law Miso’s Korean culture.
  • Various photos show Seymour wearing a traditional handmade hanbok with a light pink skirt and light blue jacket, also known as a “jeogori.”
  • Before the wedding ceremony, the 71-year-old actor uploaded an Instagram photo where she wore a red and black hanbok while touring Seoul.
  • The bride and groom previously held their first wedding in Malibu, California, before celebrating their second wedding in South Korea for Miso’s friends and family.

Former Bond girl Jane Seymour recently wore a traditional handmade hanbok to her son Kris’ wedding in Seoul, South Korea, as an homage to her new daughter-in-law Miso’s Korean culture. 

The 71-year-old British American actor wore a hanbok featuring a light pink skirt and light blue jacket, also known as a “jeogori,” that she was gifted by Miso’s parents. Seymour’s son Kris, 26, and his wife Miso recently held a second wedding ceremony in South Korea for Miso’s family and friends. The couple had their first wedding in Malibu, California, in December 2021. 

Chinese child-trafficking victim posts video in wedding dress to find birth parents before ceremony

  • Bai Xuefang, a 24-year-old child-trafficking victim, went viral for posting a video of herself in a wedding dress asking for the public’s help to find her birth parents before she gets married.
  • Bai was abducted at the age of 3 or 4 years old and sold to her current adoptive family by traffickers for 1,000 yuan (approximately $149).
  • She recorded a video of herself in a traditional Chinese wedding gown on June 19 while holding a photograph of herself as a 3-year-old child in hopes that her biological parents will recognize her if they see the video.

A Chinese child-trafficking victim went viral for posting a video of herself in a wedding dress asking for the public’s help to find her birth parents before she gets married.

Bai Xuefang, 24, says in the video that she was abducted at the age of 3 or 4 years old and sold to her current adoptive family by traffickers for 1,000 yuan (approximately $149). 

‘Who can love you more than yourself?’: Indian woman plans to marry herself in sologamy wedding ceremony

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  • An Indian woman is holding a traditional Hindu wedding on June 11, but will marry herself in what may be India’s first case of sologamy.
  • The woman believes that by marrying herself, she can focus on “self-love” and commit to a healthy lifestyle that leads to happiness and livelihood.
  • The woman said her parents approved of the ceremony as long as she is happy.
  • News of the woman’s sologamy ceremony sparked a debate on social media where some called her an inspiration while others described her as “narcissistic.”

In what may be India’s first case of a sologamy ceremony, an Indian woman is choosing to marry herself during a traditional Hindu wedding on June 11.

Kshama Bindu, a 24-year-old sociology student and blogger, will be holding her wedding in a temple in Vadodara, India, where she plans to marry herself.

Chinese groom has to watch his own wedding through livestream after venue bars him over ‘outdated’ COVID test

  • A Chinese groom watched his wedding on a WeChat livestream after he and other guests were told to wait outside the venue after their COVID-19 tests were deemed invalid after a change in time requirements. 
  • The groom, surnamed Deng, 28, said that he was “about to cry” until his friend began recording a video of the experience to cheer him up and “make me laugh.”
  • The video was posted to the Chinese TikTok platform Douyin, garnering 591,000 likes since it was uploaded on April 27.
  • Once Deng received a new negative test result that afternoon, he returned to the venue where celebrations resumed.

A Chinese groom was forced to watch his wedding on a WeChat livestream after the venue barred him and several other guests from entering due to an “outdated” COVID test, following a last-minute change to the testing requirements.

The 28-year old groom, surnamed Deng, was originally told that all guests needed to provide a negative COVID-19 test “within four days” of his April 26 wedding. At noon on the day of the event, however, the venue informed them that the requirement was changed to mandate negative test results within 48 hours.

California bride goes viral for wearing $47 Shein dress at her ‘minimal’ wedding

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  • A couple in California held a low-cost wedding at which the bride wore a $47 wedding dress from Chinese online fast fashion retailer Shein to keep it “as minimal as possible.”
  • Kiara and Joel Brokenbrough picked a free location near a motorway in California and did not provide food or drinks for the guests, inviting only 30 to 40 of their closest friends and family members.
  • Kiara said that she did not buy an expensive wedding dress because she was only going to wear it “one time for a few hours.”
  • The bride posted two videos of her big day on TikTok, one of which has garnered over 1 million views and 113,400 likes since it was uploaded last month.

A couple in California got married off of a California motorway in a ceremony where the bride wore a $47 dress from Shein.

While planning their wedding, Kiara and Joel Brokenbrough decided to keep their wedding “as minimal as possible” with an event budget of $500.

Video of Chinese bride racing to meet her groom stuck in lockdown garners over 280 million views on Weibo

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  • After her groom in China was stranded at home on his wedding day due to COVID-19 lockdown regulations, a bride in China rushed to meet him so the two could get married.
  • A now viral video was posted to Weibo showing the hasty journey that the bride, Amanda Liu, made to meet her groom, Jia Shihan, at his home on March 19.
  • Traditionally, the groom picks up the bride for the wedding ceremony; however, Jia was unable to do so, as he was stopped by security guards from leaving his home due to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions.
  • The couple instead held a small and simple ceremony with relatives and neighbors at Jia’s home.
  • The video has amassed 280 million views on Weibo since it was uploaded on Monday.

A bride in China raced to meet her fiancé, who was stuck at home due to COVID-19 lockdown regulations, so the two could get married.

The couple, who are both from Tangshan in the northern part of China’s Hebei Province, were scheduled to hold their wedding ceremony on March 19. The groom, Jia Shihan, had planned to pick up the bride, Liu Chang, at 6 a.m.