Cambodian royal ballet has been a part of Cambodian traditions for more than a millennium, and has long been used to celebrate royal funerals, marriages and coronations. The ballet utilizes four stock characters: Sva the monkey, Yeak the giant, Neang the woman and Neayrong the man, each of which can be distinguished by masks, gestures and costumes.
A couple are about to celebrate their platinum wedding anniversary as the Queen and Prince Philip celebrate their 60 years of marriage.
platinum wedding英制 白金婚慶
ballet Show phonetics
noun [C or U]
(a theatrical work with) a type of dancing where carefully organized movements tell a story or express an idea:
a ballet dancer
By the age of fifteen he had already composed his first ballet (= music for a ballet).
balletic Show phonetics
shake (WEAKEN) Show phonetics
verb [T] shook, shaken
to make less certain or firm or strong; to weaken:
What has happened has shaken the foundations of her belief.
After six defeats in a row, the team's confidence has been badly shaken.
This discovery may shake (up) traditional theories on how mountains are formed.
shaky Show phonetics
not firm or strong:
The building's foundations are rather shaky, and it could collapse at any time.
The government is taking these steps to try to improve the country's shaky economy.
Their marriage looks pretty shaky to me.
I think you're on very shaky ground with that argument.
banns of marriage：結婚預告；婚姻公告：主教（團）規定婚禮前若干日，以語言或文字將結婚者之詳細資料，在舉行婚禮之教堂公佈，以防止重婚或其它致使此婚姻無效或不合法等阻礙發生（參閱法典1067）。
━━ n.pl. （教会の）婚姻予告.
ask [call, publish] the banns 婚姻予告をする.
forbid the banns 結婚に異議を申立てる.
a public announcement of an intended marriage to allow advance notice should someone desire to protest. In medieval and colonial times, many churches would read the banns on three consecutive Sundays prior to the marriage