Chinese actress Yao Chen weds in Queenstown

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Wednesday, 21 November 2012 in Latest News

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Multi award-winning Chinese actress Yao Chen married her fiancé Cao Yu in Queenstown over the weekend.

Yao Chen kept the wedding under wraps until after their special day on Saturday 17 November. News of the celebrity wedding sparked a media frenzy in China.

The popular actress, who has starred in various films and TV series such as "My Own Swordsman," is internationally renowned as the ‘Queen of the Microbloggers’. Her Weibo microblog (China’s Twitter equivalent) counts over 25.9 million followers and she is the third most followed micro-blogger in the world after Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber.

With stunning landscapes, dramatic mountain ranges, crystal clear waters and a variety of luxury venues and experiences, Queenstown provided the perfect romantic setting for the film star’s wedding.

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The ceremony took place at the picturesque St Peter’s Church in downtown Queenstown and the reception was held at Matakauri Lodge, one of New Zealand’s most romantic retreats.

With its natural beauty, four distinct seasons, and diverse locations and experiences, Queenstown is a popular destination for weddings, honeymoons and romantic short breaks, providing the wow factor at any time of year.

The region is home to some of New Zealand’s most dramatic scenery and its towering mountains, shimmering lake, ancient beech forests and glacial fed rivers have provided inspirational backdrops for many productions, with filmmakers and Hollywood stars alike falling under its spell.

Browse our site for more in depth information about weddings in Queenstown.

 

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