Hundreds tie the knot in Valentine’s Day mass weddings in Mexico

{Couples} kiss at a collective wedding ceremony on Valentine’s Day in Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl, a suburb of Mexico Town. AFP

MEXICO CITY: With tears of their eyes and smiles underneath their face mask, greater than 660 {couples} tied the knot Monday at a Valentine´s Day mass wedding ceremony in Mexico.

The newlyweds incorporated Francisco Calvo, 74, and Rosalba Silva, 67 — two widowers who met 5 years in the past.

“I didn´t suppose I’d have any other probability, however love arrived as a result of love arrived,” Silva stated, smiling subsequent to her new husband on the rite in a suburb of Mexico Town.

For Jonathan Garcia, a mass wedding ceremony is nearly a circle of relatives customized.

“Two of my sisters in my circle of relatives have already been married this fashion and we noticed they had been glad so we stated ´let´s proceed the custom,´” the 40-year-old stated.

What the mass wedding ceremony lacks in intimacy it makes up for with perks comparable to loose marriage certificate, stated Maria Darinka Rendon, a council legitimate in Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl.

“Accumulating 661 households in a single position was once fairly a problem,” she admitted.

However it’s value it for what’s “an excessively emotional tournament, for the spouses, for the households and for us who’re going to witness it,” she added.

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