'Among them, five couples have announced their engagement,' said Mr Mei.Looking into the future, Mr Mei said he hopes to expand his international match-making business to neighbouring countries, such as Belarus and Russia.Dating is a stage of romantic relationships in humans whereby two people meet socially with the aim of each assessing the other's suitability as a prospective partner in an intimate relationship or marriage.It is a form of courtship, consisting of social activities done by the couple, either alone or with others.
Female candidates as young as 17 wear glamorous makeup and evening dresses at the monthly speed-dating event to attract successful single men who travel from China to Ukraine especially in hope of finding a pretty European wife. Deep-pocketed bachelors first pay a 96,000 yuan (£11,000) annual membership fee - or 300,000 yuan (£34,600) as VIPs - before spending an extra 69,000 yuan (£8,000) on each dating event held at a luxurious golf club in Kharkiv.
These people will have dates on a regular basis, and they may or may not be having sexual relations.
This period of courtship is sometimes seen as a precursor to engagement.
It's definitely worth spending (the amount) to find the love of my life,' Mr Li told Mail Online.
Although the couple don't speak the same language, Mr Li said it's not a problem.'Sometimes, love is a matter of the expression in the eyes, a hand gesture or a simplest word,' he explained, adding that he's learning Russian and Karalina is learning Mandarin.