Roland and Karin started their relationship year and a half ago during their stay in Montenegro. This year they returned to vacation here but Karin did not know that is coming wedding until they reached door of registrar at Budva.
Budva – beside that in summer it becomes center of tourism of south Adriatic, Budva could, judging after exquisite large interest could promote as “Maddest Montenegrin stone” for newlyweds from all parts of our and European countries… Not rarely during summer in Budva is made more marriages between foreign tourists that wakened by “wild beauty”, romantic sunsets and heath of sun and marvelous nights, decide to say fateful yes.
This confirms recently marriage between Belgians Roland Dedeker and Karin Vanikhoven who decided that right in Montenegro for them exotic country, who they discovered only a few years ago step on a mad stone.
And story as at any other loving couple has its secret romantic “catch” that as rule is part to all those that truly love and who wish to make his partner happy.
Roland who started his relationship with Karin a year and a half ago when they were in Montenegro decided that this year come both to sea and propose to her and then to marry her. But the thing “escape “Control and Roland who came also this year to vacation with landlord Milenko Sestovic at Rezevici with his help organize wedding as Karin does not know.
As told Milenko they immediately “got to hard job”. They must ask around what is all necessary as foreigners of documents. Procedure did not last a long for officers at Municipality of Budva, when they heard what it is all about, come to help and soon marked date of wedding.
That morning Karin felt that something is going on for all started at once to get ready and dress fashionably. There was bought Champaign, food was served and it was told to her that it is getting ready ordinary celebration. When they arrived at Municipality, already as she herself says she noticed what it is all about and when registrar Zana Kapa asked them to enter the office it was all clear to her.
Although as we would say “in the best age” this couple is well over 40’s did not bother to try luck in one more marriage but this time with “Montenegrin blessing” that might be lucky for them. As in any other wedding, newlyweds stood up and registrar read short variant of legal obligations and then read inevitable sayings of Dusko Radovic. And then come that question from which still in Montenegro “fear” whether the bride will take husband’s surname or not. There were translating and in several times when she was asked she calmly said that she will accept Roland’s surname that caused exhilaration of present.
After kiss, Milenko opened big bottle of Champaign as to cheer to new marriage happiness in Montenegrin way.
As they say themselves they choose Montenegro for they like it a lot, they felt as something new, not ordinary, what they saw nowhere before.
Not only this story but a number of others for many foreigners that stay at Budva fall in love and that love Crown with marriage, confirms that we are, country that is not loved only but where love is born.
Kapa: Budva makes them marry
According words of registrar Zana Kapa during this season there were a number of foreign couples that decided to marry.
-Not rarely I go to restaurants or other places that newlyweds choose to make this legal obligation. Sincerely I am happy to make such marriages for all these people say that Budva “made” them do it – said Zana.
Municipality of Budva intends that if again purchase fortress Citadela in Old town and negotiations are proceeding there move city house where would be special hall for wedding.
Having in mind that present office in the Municipality is not comfortable, opening of separate hall in Old town fortress would be full achievement for it would additionally motivate couples that in ambient of times gone by that arose romantic and nostalgia, step on a mad stone.