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Small World (Weddings) Part I #898076

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 07, 2008
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) The start of a new July series on cultures around the world introduced.

(Beijing: Stephanie Sy) A wedding in China featured; scenes shown from the wedding banquet in Beijing.

(Jakarta: Margaret Conley) The colorful Padang wedding ceremony in Jakarta, Indonesia, featured; scenes shown. [BRIDE - talks about the headdress.]

(Moscow: reporter not named) A traditional Western wedding in Russia with a twist featured; scenes shown from Moscow of the wedding party featuring doves, bread and salt and vodka.

(Lahore: Gretchen Peters) A three-day wedding celebration in Pakistan featured; scenes shown from Lahore of dancing. [PAKISTANI - says it is about the Muslim culture.]

(Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: reporter not named) An Islamic wedding celebration in Saudi Arabia where the sexes are separated featured; scenes shown from Jeddah of the men celebrating.

(Nairobi: reporter not named) A wedding in Kenya that is a mix of Western and tribal traditions featured; scenes shown from Nairobi of tribal singing and from the church.

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Sy, Stephanie;
Conley, Margaret;
named, reporter not;
Peters, Gretchen
Duration:
00:05:10

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