Couples queue to register for marriage on date thought to have 'good meaning'

Couples in eastern China lined up to register for marriage on May 20 as the date is thought to have a good meaning.

The video, filmed in the city of Zhenjiang in Jiangsu Province, shows couples waiting in a long queue in front of the civil affairs bureau.

According to reports, "520" has a similar pronunciation as "I love you" in Mandarin, so couples thought registering on May 20 has a good meaning.

The video was provided by local media with permission.