Before the ceremony, there is a rehearsal. Often during this rehearsal, the bride's mother lowers the veil for her daughter, signifying the last act that a mother can do for her daughter, before "giving her away". The father of the bride, much like in Western ceremonies, walks the bride down the aisle to her awaiting groom.
Gunning for an unprecedented third consecutive gold in women's wrestling at 55 kilograms, Saori Yoshida led Japan's athletes into the Olympic Stadium as the London Games opened in spectacular style on Friday.
Flag-bearer Yoshida led her teammates, dressed in red blazers and white trousers, at the extravaganza in front of around 80,000 spectators and dignitaries and an estimated worldwide television audience of 4 billion.
Fujitsu's most-powerful workstation is at the heart of an ambitious project this weekend that demonstrates how it stands out from the crowd. With leading-edge speed and performance, the CELSIUS R920 workstation is fast enough for the first time to enable overnight completion of a ground-breaking project to knit together thousands of images into a seamless Gigapixel image for fast-paced news media use.
Sadako’s appearance will coincide with the upcoming horror film, ‘Sadako 3D‘, and will be the first in Japanese professional baseball history.