Taipei, Applications for wedding ceremonies under the Sacred Tree on the Alishan began Wednesday, which will allow 15 couples to tie the knot in a stunningly romantic setting, according to the Alishan National Scenic Area Administration.
Under the divine tree, which is more than 2,000 years old, nine couples from Taiwan and six from abroad will be able to hold their wedding ceremonies in an annual event that will be held Oct. 1920 this year, the administration said.
Over the past 13 years, more than 200 couples have exchanged their vows under the tree, it noted.
In addition to the gorgeous ceremony under the tree, a series of activities such as preparing handmade snacks and meals, as well as attending a traditional wedding ceremony of the local Tsou tribe, will be on offer to help give the newlyweds an even more emotional experience, said Tourism Bureau Deputy DirectorGeneral Chou Tingchang
A wedding photography competition with total prizes of NT$200,000 (US$6,353) will also be held, through which a record of the couples will be taken and their marks of love will be left on the mountain.
Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel