A mass wedding took place in the Ethiopian capital, Adis Ababa involving 400 couples!
The mass wedding was organized by Eminence Social Entrepreneurs which has a committee comprising members drawn from various governmental and non-governmental institutions.
The mass wedding is expected to promote the country’s unique socio-cultural www as the couples would come from different parts of the country.
Eminence Social Entrepreneurs Director Solomon Gebre-Mariam told a press conference at Jupiter Hotel on September 19 that the organization has been actively involved in building the positive image of the country through promoting socio-cultural possessions of citizens and addressing social problems.
According to him, the wedding project would play its due role in strengthening and fostering national tolerance among nations and nationalities.
Besides creating opportunities for the couples to show their nation’s dressing style, the wedding ceremony and other www, the project could also be instrumental in minimizing cost of ceremonies and enhancing the existing socio-cultural interaction among nations and nationalities, he added.