On the last day of 2016, which fell on Saturday, 481 couples legalized the relationship.
All over Moscow on Saturday, December 30, 370 weddings will take place. Irina Muravyova, head of the Moscow Civil Registry Office, said that 481 couples exchanged wedding rings on the last Saturday of 2016.
According to Irina Muravyova, the desire to celebrate the wedding on these days is not accidental: the city is decorated for everyone's favorite holiday, and the idea of entering the new year in the official status of a wife and husband seems very attractive.
By December 30, Christmas trees will appear at the wedding palaces and registry offices. The premises will be decorated with garlands and snowflakes.
- The hosts of the wedding ceremony will wish the newlyweds to bring a magical holiday to family life, - said Irina Muravyova.
In the coming year, the first weddings in Moscow will take place on January 5 and 6. More than 50 pairs will exchange rings, according to the official portal of the mayor and the government of Moscow.