CHAPEL HILL — A gay couple, Brett Kessler and Thomas Landreth are in the running to win a Swedish ice hotel wedding destination, The Daily Tar Heel reports.

Scandinavian Airlines is sponsoring the contest. The announcement will be made on Oct. 13. The flight will take place on Dec. 6 for the lucky couple who wins.

Stays in luxury hotels such as Icehotel and Stockholm’s Hotel Skeppsholmen, as well as the ceremony and car rental make up the winning package. Voting is open until Oct. 10 at

Kessler is a senior at the University of North Carolina. Landreth graduated in May. For more, visit the campus’ student newspaper at

Lainey Millen

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