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Plura Cave Wedding live on Youtube

Discussion in 'Cave Diving' started by almostDIR, Aug 10, 2019.

  1. almostDIR

    almostDIR Barracuda

    # of Dives: 25 - 49
    Location: Finland
    Wedding ceremony of two cave divers in the air pocket of the Plura cave.
    the streaming should start in less than two hours :)

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  2. almostDIR

    almostDIR Barracuda

    # of Dives: 25 - 49
    Location: Finland
    they posted a new link some minutes ago
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  3. Schwob

    Schwob Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Illinois
    Well, it's a 2h video... I'll watch a 5 min. summary when I come across it. That said:
    Congratulations Ina & Jani!
  4. 1atm

    1atm DIR Practitioner

    I did watch a good portion of it live, pretty damn cool actually!

    Some pointers on the 2h video above

    0:05 - bride and groom getting ready to dive
    0:10 - bride and groom entering the cave system, scooter passages
    0:29 - bride and groom arrive in the air dome
    0:34 - ceremony starts in the air dome inside the cave system
    1:24 - bride and groom arrive back to open water
    1:51 - wrap up ceremony on land with the mayor

    Apart from a funny speech by the reverend, it was also quite impressive logistically. Live video broadcast via fibre optical cable, field telephone from inside the cave to call the mayor, a trumpet player in the cave, champagne toast in the cave, some 69 attendees *inside* the cave, ...

    Maybe someone on this board was there and can share some impressions after they sober up tomorrow? (Partying with Fins afterall)
  5. almostDIR

    almostDIR Barracuda

    # of Dives: 25 - 49
    Location: Finland
    It was great that they had the commentator during the first portion who explained to non-divers what was happening when bride and groom were diving into the cave. It is pretty rare in scuba related videos to have someone trying to explain anything in layman's terms in case a non-diver is watching the video
  6. JackOfDiamonds

    JackOfDiamonds ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: I'm a Fish!
    Location: The Holy Land
    The Reverend gave me a good laugh !
  7. Alexandros

    Alexandros DIR Practitioner

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Athens
    This is the best and funniest wedding I've ever attended. :D Epic!

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