S Korea hosts mass holiday speed dating

More than 20,000 people braved sub-zero temperatures to join pre-Christmas speed dating event in Seoul.

    It is the day before Christmas, a time often spent with family and friends.

    But in South Korea, the season is associated with romance. 

    So when the idea of a mass speed dating event was floated on Facebook in Seoul, more than 20,000 people signed up.

    Al Jazeera's Gerald Tan reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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