Hundred Weddings To Remember: "The Silk Road Royal Wedding Ceremony"

December 18, 2017

A state sponsored wedding of one hundred Chinese couples held at the Municipal Council premises in Colombo, Sri Lanka, 17 December 2017. The Silk Road 2017 Sri Lanka 'Royal Wedding Ceremony' was held in association with the Silk Road Youth Forum to mark the 60th Anniversary of diplomatic relations between People's Republic of China (PRC) and Sri Lanka.

Currently many Chinese people are in the country for ongoing Chinese investment and construction projects in Sri Lanka. There are many shops and restaurants opened in the city of Colombo exclusive for Chinese people.

The weddings were held according to the traditions of Sri Lanka. Some couples opted for Chinese and Sri Lankan traditional wedding attire.