Monthly Archives: September 2016

Hindu Vedic Wedding Traditions Guide – What you must know

In a land so rich culturally, marriage is considered to be a union of mind, body and soul amongst individuals. The customs and rituals of the ceremony may vary with diverse traditions, language and regional differences. But the tenets of a Hindu Vedic wedding remain the same with each ritual or custom having its own significance. Typical traditions followed in a Vedic wedding ceremony: Vara Satkaraah – The day begins with the welcome of the groom by the bride’s family.  In some cultures, the mother of the bride welcomes him, while in others, it will be her brother. The groom then […]

Entwined – Shoba & Amitav’s Destination Wedding at Bolgatty Palace

Towering pillars, large chandeliers, intricate woodwork and rustic architecture. Every nook and corner of the Bolgatty Palace speaks of an old world charm. And every chance we get to work with this beautiful heritage venue excites us! We face challenges however, on creating a unique experience in the same venue, over and over again. But this is a welcome twist to our wedding planning experience. Shoba and Amitav are both successful doctors, settled in the UK. Both of them are self-made, hardworking and humble. Despite being brought up in the West, Shoba is deeply rooted to her Indian culture. This […]

Groom’s Speech: Thanksgiving Wedding Speeches

A wedding is a result of days, months and years of planning. A lot of people play significant roles in turning your dream into reality. At the end of the day, many of us forget to thank the ones we love. In Western countries, it is tradition for the groom to say a few words at the end of the reception. Although this is a trend that is catching up in India, never shy away from taking a moment to thank your family, friends and all your guests who have taken time to celebrate with you and be a part […]

Personalized Compere Script for Weddings and Receptions

The Emcee, or the Master of Ceremony, is one of the most important factors in the success of a wedding reception. While you do not always have to go for a professional compere for your wedding, you can choose someone from your family or friends so that they can lend their special personal charm towards the compere script. The emcee could be your sister, brother, favorite aunt or best man! These people will know you and your fiancé better than anyone else and will have a fair idea of how you want your wedding to be. Another advantage that a family member […]