Last performance of Woman in Divorce Battle on Tour to the 3rd Biennale de Montréal
At the sound of Mendelssohn's Wedding March, the Master of ceremony, Claude Gosselin, commissioner of la Biennale de Montréal 2002, followed by Greta Blok and Cees Krijnen are entering the room.
Greta Blok speaks:
"Welcome to all of you. My name is Greta Blok, Ambassadress of Divorced Women of the Netherlands. My son, Cees Krijnen successfully effected my divorce by touring internationally and through the international media.
The divorce case finally came trough after a 17 year dispute in the year 2001.
Cees decided to complete the Woman in Divorce Battle on Tour with the Wedding.
We are honoured to be here in Montreal to share this dear ceremony with you.
Today I'm standing here in front of you with a clear conscience regarding myself, my marriage and with my divorce.
Now I can promise to myself the wedding vows because I know the meaning of the words."
Wedding Vows red by the Master of ceremony and repeated by Greta Blok:
Master of ceremony : Will you rely upon your own strength in bad times?
Greta Blok : Yes, I will rely upon my own strength in bad times.
MC : Will you have faith and believe in dreams and miracles?
GB : Yes, I will have faith and believe in dreams and miracles.
MC : Will you give unselfish and unconditional love?
GB : Yes, I will give unselfish and unconditional love.
MC : Will you be responsible and take care of others?
GB : Yes, I will be responsible and take care of others.
MC : Will you be faithful to your self until death occurs?
GB : Yes, I will be faithful to my self until death occurs.
MC : Will you except yourself with both your strengths and faults?
GB : Yes, I will except myself with both my strengths and faults.
MC : Will you live in a way that a learning process, improvement remains a matter of major concern.
GB : Yes, I will live in a way that a learning process, improvement remains a matter of major concern.
MC : I declare body and soul are united and that makes you complete in your single being.
The Master of ceremony gives the ring to the bride.
MC : You are married to yourself, congratulations. Now you may kiss the bride.
Greta Blok kisses the mirror and signs the book.
The witnesses, Cees Krijnen and his cousin Ewald Krijnen, sign the book.
Greta Blok leaves the room on her son's arm.
End of Ceremony