Members of the Federation of Korean Newlyweds hold a wedding car protest at the public parking lot of Yeouido Park, western Seoul, on Wednesday.
Planning a wedding in normal times is a herculean task. Add to that a pandemic and the chaos of continuously changing social distancing guidelines, and you have more stress than most betrothed couples can bear.
Couples are being gouged by wedding halls as they change their plans due to the pandemic, and they are forced to pay huge cancellation fees.
ollowing media reports of a potential wedding, actor Yoo Da-in’s agency Prain TPC released a statement Wednesday confirming that the actor will be tying the knot with film director Min Yong-kun, 45, this autumn. “The two have ...
Singer U Sung-eun and Louie of hip-hop duo Geeks are getting married in July, according to U’s agency Music Works. The wedding is on July 11 in Seoul, and due to the pandemic, the couple is inviting only close family and friends.
A model poses at a wedding demonstration in the outdoor roof garden of Lotte Department Store's Daegu branch, in Buk District, Daegu. According to Lotte Department Store, small weddings are becoming popular amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
According to Statistics Korea , last year 214,000 couples took their wedding vows. That’s a 10.7 percent drop compared to the previous year, or 26,000 fewer. It is the smallest number of newlyweds since related data were first recorded in 1970.
A 29-year-old man recently got married in a five-star hotel wedding hall. Because of the government’s social distancing guidelines, he couldn’t invite more than 50 guests.
Comedian Park Hwi-soon is getting married in November after one year of dating, the bride-to-be announced on Park’s Instagram account on Tuesday. On Tuesday morning, a new post was uploaded on Park’s Instagram that said, "Hello! I'm Hwi-soon...
The wedding business is the Wild West for those who try to cancel or delay ceremonies due to the pandemic, with wedding halls making extortionate demands on those forced to adjust their plans, and the government hesitating to intervene.