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Palestinian couples gather for mass wedding in Lebanon

It's hard to understand why folks would want to participate in a mass wedding, but they seem to be happy.

Wael Hamzeh / EPA

Bridal couples arrive for a mass wedding ceremony organized by the Lebanese-Palestinian Committee for Development, in the port city of Sidon, southern Lebanon, Sept 29. Fifty Palestinian couples and their families and relatives took part in the ceremony held under the auspices of Lebanese MP Bahia Hariri, sister of late Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri.

Wael Hamzeh / EPA

Bridal couples dance during a mass wedding ceremony organized by the Lebanese-Palestinian Committee for Development, in the port city of Sidon, southern Lebanon, Sept.29.

Wael Hamzeh / EPA

Bridal couples arrive for a mass wedding ceremony organized by the Lebanese-Palestinian Committee for Development, in the port city of Sidon, southern Lebanon, Sept. 29.