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The Chinese hold all the wedding day "three eights"

January 27 2008

Happy New Year 2008 will be in China not only the year the Olympics, but the time the wedding boom, peaking in August. Marrying in August (the eighth month of 2008), according to Chinese notions, waiting for multiple happiness.

The number "eight" symbolizes wealth and good fortune. Therefore, the happiest day for marriage and other important and fateful events, the Chinese consider 8 August 2008. By the way, for the same reason that date is scheduled and the opening of the Olympics, a ceremony which, on the idea of the organizers, will begin at eight o'clock.

Thus, couples who will marry on the day of the "three eights" bind life even with the Olympics - a great event for China. Such a chance to popular belief, falls only once in a lifetime, according to RIA Novosti.

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