Daily Telegraph: Sleeping beauties seek fairytale love at Ukraine art installation

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Aug. 23, 2012 19:51
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In Kyiv, one fairytale has come to life at the National Art Museum, which has turned into a home for the Sleeping Beauty.
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If any of the five real-life sleeping beauties open their eyes when they are kissed by their suitors at an art exhibit in Kiev, they are contractually obliged to marry them.

The women were chosen earlier this month to each lie sleeping for three days as part of an installation in the National Art Museum of Ukraine.

As they sleep, men survey and kiss the women, trying to wake them.

If the sleeping beauties open their eyes, both man and woman are contractually obliged to tie the knot.

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