Newlywed couples kiss during the mass wedding in Kuala Lumpur on Monday. Photo: Reuters

99 ethnic Chinese couples tie knot in Malaysian mass wedding on auspicious day

  • The ceremony on the ninth day of the ninth month is an annual event at a temple in Kuala Lumpur for couples seeking a Buddhist wedding
  • The number nine in Chinese sounds like the word for “long lasting”, so September 9 is thought to be a particularly auspicious day to get married
Topic |   Malaysia

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Newlywed couples kiss during the mass wedding in Kuala Lumpur on Monday. Photo: Reuters
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