Thailand will witness 17 couples marrying underwater this year. Pichai Manasut, president of the Trang Chamber of Commerce on Monday said that the couples will tie the knot and get marriage licenses registered inside water at Trang Province. This week three couples from China, Malaysia and the Netherlands will take the plunge to say their wedding vows. The bride and bridegroom will be taken on a sightseeing trip in Trang before the underwater wedding ceremony.
The water weddings which are a part of the provinces' Valentine's Day 2019 celebrations aims at promoting Thai tourism and Thai traditional weddings around the world. Recently, nine brides and nine grooms dived 26 feet under the sea for the wedding ceremony in Trang, southern Thailand. The couples in traditional white dresses and suits floated to the ceremonial table at Hin Kon Diew, near the Morakot cave to get married. World's First-ever Underwater Villa Opens in Maldives, Cost Rs 36.67 Lakh Per Night.
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Video of the wedding ceremony shows the couple blowing kissing as they float effortlessly to the venue. Senior officials of the province including the governor and national park chief also dived to the spot for registrations purposes. They arrived wearing full gear at the marine beauty spot to conduct the wedding ceremony for the couples. On Valentine's Day, various ceremonies will be held to bless the newly-weds. Underwater weddings are increasingly becoming popular in recent times. Pre-wedding photoshoots have almost become a norm in many places.