Annu & Sajith - A Malayalam "Lobster" പാർട്ടി (party)
We were first introduced to Annu and Sajith through the Malayalam community when servicing Anita and Jacob's wedding (read the blog here). Malayalam is a southern state in India, where many Indians are Catholics. And while the traditions are the same as American Caucasian weddings, there is always an Indian influence as to how to spice things up. When we first met Annu and Sajith, their goal was to have an early morning wedding, with an afternoon reception. The goal for t
Sonia and Sagar - Four Pheras, Infinite Love
Sonia and Sagar, both of whom are "Patel" and whose families are from the Indian state of Gujrat got married in early May of 2018 at the Radisson Nashua, NH. In traditional Gujrati traditions, their wedding weekend with Mint To Be Events started off with the Garba, which is a variety of folk dances featuring intricate steps and sticks. Sonia and Sagar's garba was actually held at the Chelmsford Radisson. DJ Yogz, DJ D-Xtreme and Dholi Ravi from Boston Sound and Light Company
Shrey and Howard's Hin-Jew Celebration
Fusion weddings always present unique perspectives of what marriages are. In the case of Shrey and Howard's Hindu Jewish celebration, while the cultures were different, we learned that traditions are practically the same, just the translation that is different. The sangeet was held at the Newport Marriott where both sides of the family met for the first time. Like with most weddings, this night was simply an ice breaker from all of the traditions to get to know the bride a
Seeta and Vivek - Indian, North + South
Seeta and Vivek and their respective families are from two different parts of India. Seeta, our beautiful bride is from the state of Gujrat. Vivek, our sharp handsome groom is from the state of Karnataka. While one may not consider this Indian-Indian wedding a fusion, the traditions between the two cultures are drastically different. North Indians eat more grains, Southerners more rice. North Indians go around the fire 4 times during the ceremony, and South Indians, 7.