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Posts tagged ‘civil marriage’

Island of love

this evening (tuesday 13th), 7.32-8.00pm, on bbc world service radio
island of love (in the the documentary series) (presented by yolande knell)

“Every year, Cyprus carries out thousands of weddings for couples from across the Middle East. The Mediterranean island promotes itself as the birthplace of Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, but its popularity as a wedding destination is much more prosaic – it offers civil marriages. Across the Arab world and Israel this concept is virtually non-existent; only religious weddings are allowed.



FOOC: Cyprus weddings

yesterday morning (saturday 10th), 11.32-11.37am, on bbc radio 4
from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) leads with …

Yolande Knell reports on the boom in civil marriages on Cyprus – for couples from Lebanon and Israel


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