(0215 CR M18)GETTING MARRIED ON VALENTINE'S DAY
DATELINE: Feb. 15, 2011
Valentine's Day is a romantic time for loved ones.
If you think red roses, chocolates, going to a film together or having a romantic candle dinner are too old fashioned, then how about getting married on the day?
China Report has more.
In order to meet the Valentine's Day demand, the marriage registrations have taken telephone bookings.
Additional staff and extended working hours were also added to ensure the successful completion of registrations.
Meanwhile, according to the local civil administration department, more than 150 couples chose to get married on Valentine's Day in northwest China's Gansu Province.
SOUNDBITE (CHINESE) ZHENG YOUYOU & LI MIN, NEW COUPLE:
"We chose to get married on Valentine's Day, because we hope it can bring us more happiness to our marriage life. And the Valentine's Day is very meaningful for marriage."
The number of people getting married
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