Fourteen couples from eight European nations were married at a mass ceremony at the week-end in Ljubljana, capital of the Yugoslav Republic of Slovenia.
GV Town Hall, TILT down town square, showing folklore groups on parade (3 shots)
CU's couples in townhall (2 shots)
SV Girl signing register ZOOM in to CU..register
MV Man drinking
SCU's "Extras" in national costumes (2 shots)
MV Couples come out of Town Hall and congratulated (4 shots)
MV Couples driven through streets on gaily decorated horse and cart (6 shots)
LV ZOOM IN TO MV.. sign showing names of couples
MV & CU Cradles (2 shots)
LV INTERIOR..Tivoli Hall showing guests seated
SV PAN..newly weds
CU Children in national costume
TV Grand parade
SV Spectators (2 shots)
SV Band passing
BTV Grand parade
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Background: Fourteen couples from eight European nations were married at a mass ceremony at the week-end in Ljubljana, capital of the Yugoslav Republic of Slovenia. It was the sixth time such a ceremony has taken place in Ljubljana.
The fourteen couples came from all the Yugoslav republics and from Czechoslovakia, Austria, Italy, Holland, Switzerland, Norway and Sweden.
After the wedding ceremony on Saturday in the Town Hall of Ljubljana, the wedding procession would its way through the streets with more the 2500 "extras" in national costumes from the different regions of Yugoslavia. The parade to the Tivoli Hall was watched by thousands of spectators and there, the newly weds and the guests were entertained by several popular bands and folklore groups.
The "country wedding" ceremony in Ljubljana has already become one of the most popular tourist and folklore attractions in Europe.