350 Couples Married In Colorful Bolivian Mass Wedding

The Andean mass wedding that happened in La Paz over the weekend — with Bolivian President Evo Morales presiding as best man — was held in a coliseum adorned with white flowers.

350 Couples Married In Colorful Bolivian Mass Wedding

According to the Associated Press:

Indian religious leaders presided over the wedding as did symbolically Pachamama — the earth deity of the Aymara and Quechua races of Bolivia's highlands Indians.

350 Couples Married In Colorful Bolivian Mass Wedding

The UK isn't the only place where you can find big hats at nuptials.

350 Couples Married In Colorful Bolivian Mass Wedding

FYI: Before the ceremony, each couple married in a civil ceremony.

350 Couples Married In Colorful Bolivian Mass Wedding

Many brides and grooms were dressed in vibrant, hand-woven ponchos and wraps. These flowers and stripes are gorgeous!

350 Indian Couples Wed In Mass Ceremony In Bolivia [AP via CBS News]
Bolivia's President Is Best Man For 350 Indian Couples Married In Colorful Mass Ceremony [AP via WaPo]

[All images via AP.]