Open Top Morris Minor with Driver for Sunset Beach Photos.
A lavishly dressed Elephant back ride on the beach.
Champagne & Fresh Fruit Basket.
Ceremony proceedings will be as follows,
Bride and the groom will be separately escorted from their hotel rooms to the marriage ceremony in a stunning procession performed by traditional Kandyan Dancers and drummers.
Master of Ceremonies invites the couple to be married to the Poruwa (Specially made marriage podium), by blowing of the shell
The couple will exchange vows and a bunch of betel leaves Seven times marking a tradition that symbolises the love and bond which will last for many generations.
The marriage is denoted by tying the index fingers of the couple with a gold coloured thread and water poured on it by the Master of Ceremonies from a crafted silver jug whilst singing blessings from God (Traditionally called as “Ashtaka”).
After the couple exchange weddings bands they feed each other with milk, rice and water, a representational vow to take care of each other for life.
To commemorate the marriage young girls dressed in the traditional Sri Lankan Saree will sing wedding songs (Traditionally called as “Jayamangala Gatha”. As a custom, the girls are given a symbolic gift.
Now the wedded couple is invited to step out of the special marriage podium (Poruwa) amidst singing and beating of drums. As couple steps out, a coconut is dashed to bless them with children and prosperity.
The couple lights the traditional oil lamp to symbolise light of hope and success. This event is done in all important events and occasions in Sri Lanka.
The maried couple and witnesses, sign the marriage certificate in the presence of the Registrar of Marriages.
End of traditional ceremony. Then the couple will be taken to the beach in an open top Moris Minor Car for Sunset photographs. A lavishly dressed Elephant will carry the couple for a ride along the beach.
Add on options
Certified English Translation Available (Would take 1-2 Days)
Fireworks Display Night Show (15 Mins) ‘BIG SHOW’
Fireworks Display Smaller Show (5 Mins)
Ceremonial dressed Elephant for the Wedding Day(included in the above package)
Double Chocolate Cheese Cake or Traditional Wedding Cake
Professional Bouquet options Available
Professional Photographer to cover the wedding(2 x Film Roll (36) Size (4’ x 6”) with Negatives, Extra Rolls Processed)
Bound Wedding album by a professional Photographer (how many photos, Selected Photos Large Size (8’ x 13”), Additional Photographs (8’ x 13”), Extras Postcard Size (4’ x 6)
Wedding Video DVD (45 Mins)
Clay oil lamps for the driveway and pool edge
Paper Lanterns around the trees of the gardens
Flowers of white frangipani bordering the swimming pool
Purple water lilies for registrar and dinner table setting
Small white petals provided for confetti in handmade leaf pockets
Extra Standing oil lamps and fisherman lamps with citronella oil
Music & Live Entertainment
Traditional Indian Music Group(Indian Music to be played in the background on the garden hill)
Jazz Group (3 Piece including some vocals) from Colombo(Passionate Jazz musicians with a strong repertoire)
Other Options include a DJ setup or Sri Lankan Baila & Calypso Bands
Traditional Kandian Dancers & Drummers Cultural Show(Also Includes Village Devil Dancers & Fire Walking)