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There was an average of 91 solemnisations each Saturday last year. By comparison, close to 10 times more couples will be tying the knot this Saturday. As solemnisor Joanna Portilla explained: "Oct 10 is usually a hot date, because 10 is always looked upon as a perfect So they couples wish for a perfect union. And if a hot date or auspicious date falls on a weekend, it looks like all the stars are aligned. Wedding planners and solemnisors said Oct 10 is also very popular this year as it is an easy to remember date and it falls on a Saturday. Many couples prefer to solemnise their marriages and hold their wedding banquets on weekends to make it easier for their guests to attend.
Geomancer Adelina Pang, chief executive officer of Adelina Pang Fengshui Consultancy, noted that Oct 10 is considered a preferable day for marriages or starting a new business, among other things. She added that Oct 10 ifies perfection in Mandarin, alluding to the idiom 'shi quan shi mei', which means 'perfect in every way'.
The two occupational therapists have been dating for 13 years since they met as students at Westwood Secondary School. Last year, before the Covid pandemic upended lives all across the globe, they booked a wedding dinner for guests at Chijmes and had planned to invite to guests to their wedding mass held at the Church of Saints Peter and Paul. Their guest list kept changing, as the maximum of guests allowed at wedding receptions also kept changing amid the evolving outbreak. On Oct 10, they will be solemnising their marriage at the function room of the condominium where Ms Lim's family lives.
On Nov 28, their wedding mass in church will have people in attendance. This will be followed by a dinner banquet for close to guests at Chijmes. The couple quickly doubled their guest list, after it was announced last month that from Oct 3, up to people, including the wedding couple, would be allowed at wedding receptions.
The cap that started from Aug 4 limited attendance to 50 people, including the wedding couple. Ms Lim, who is the eldest of four children and the first in her family to wed, said: "My parents want it to be a big affair. And my parents are very happy that we can now invite up to people. In fact, the of couples who solemnised their marriages fell to 10, between January and July from 13, during the same time period last year - a drop of 23 percent.
Double dates are popular as they are easy to remember and the date, when written, looks nice, said those interviewed. A palindrome date is a date that re the same left to right and right to left. Mr Muhammad Syahmi Yahya, 27, and Ms Nur Khairina Husin, 26, are solemnising their marriage on Oct 10 as the 10 holds special ificance for them. Mr Syahmi, a social work associate, got to know Ms Khairina, an assistant pharmacist, better through Facebook.
They both studied at the Singapore University of Social Sciences. The couple had initially planned for a wedding reception for 1, guests on Oct 10, but cancelled it in the middle of the year due to restrictions imposed on the of guests to curb the spread of the coronavirus. They will be solemnising their marriage at the Al-Iman Mosque with 40 of their family members and close friends. ST's Telegram channel here and get the latest breaking news delivered to you.
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