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A Stunning Indian-American Fusion Wedding: Srishti & Corey's Celebration at Wyndham Newport, RI

The picturesque Wyndham Newport in Rhode Island played host to Srishti and Corey's beautiful Indian-American fusion wedding. This enchanting two-day event celebrated the rich cultural heritage of both families, blending together vibrant Indian traditions with classic American elements. From the lively Sangeet night to the heartfelt ceremonies, each moment of this wedding was a testament to the love and union of two souls and their families.

Day 1: Sangeet Night

The festivities began with a captivating Sangeet night, where guests were treated to a feast of colors, music, and dance. The atmosphere was electric, as friends and family members showcased their talents through a series of energetic dance performances. The couple's love story was brought to life through beautifully choreographed routines, with everyone joining in to celebrate the joyous occasion.

Srishti looked radiant in a stunning traditional Indian outfit, while Corey complemented her in a stylish kurta. The couple's happiness was palpable, as they mingled with guests and participated in the various dance performances. The night ended with everyone in high spirits, eagerly anticipating the events to come.

Day 2: The Wedding Ceremonies

The Baraat

Despite the chilly weather, the second day started with a bang as Corey made his grand entrance in the traditional Indian baraat. Accompanied by his family and friends, Corey danced his way to the wedding venue, a sight that warmed the hearts of everyone present. The vibrant procession, complete with music and dancing, set the tone for the rest of the day's festivities. The baraat was followed by the milni, a beautiful ceremony where both families met and exchanged warm embraces. This symbolic ritualrepresented the merging of two families, as they welcomed each other with open arms and love.

The Hindu Ceremony

The Hindu ceremony took place under a breathtaking mandap, adorned with lush florals and twinkling lights. Srishti, dressed in a resplendent red bridal lehenga, was a vision of grace as she walked down the aisle. Corey, donning a traditional sherwani, eagerly awaited his bride with a smile that lit up the room.

The rituals and customs of the Hindu wedding ceremony were performed with reverence and emotion, as the couple exchanged vows and took the sacred seven steps around the holy fire. The ceremony culminated in a shower of blessings and well-wishes from the families, marking the beginning of Srishti and Corey's married life.

The American Ceremony

Following the Hindu ceremony, the couple changed gears to the American ceremony. The American ceremony, officiated by the groom's cousin, was a touching tribute to the couple's shared values and love.

With the exchange of rings and heartfelt vows, Srishti and Corey sealed their commitment to each other in a beautiful union of two cultures.

The Reception

The grand finale of the two-day extravaganza was a spectacular dinner and dance reception. The elegant ballroom at Wyndham Newport was transformed into a fairytale setting, with sparkling chandeliers and lush floral arrangements. Guests were treated to a scrumptious fusion feast that showcased the best of Indian and American cuisine.

The newlyweds took to the dance floor for their first dance, as husband and wife, surrounded by the love and support of their family and friends. The night continued with everyone dancing the night away, celebrating the magical union of Srishti and Corey.

This unforgettable Indian-American fusion wedding at Wyndham Newport, RI, was a beautiful blend of cultures, traditions, and love. Srishti and Corey's wedding was a true testament to the power of love in bringing two families, countries, and cultures together. Here's wishing them a lifetime of happiness and togetherness.

BRIDE: Srishti goyal @srishtigoyal25

GROOM: Corey Leonhardt @corey.leonhardt PLANNING: Mint to be Events @mint2bevents

VENUE: Wyndham Newport RI @wyndhamnewport INDIAN CATERING: Masala Art @masalaart PHOTO/VIDEO: Fern & Feather: @fernfeatherstudio

DJ/LIGHTING - Boston Sound and Light @team_bsl @jus.deee

DÉCOR/FLORALS: O Luxe Decor @oluxedesign

CAKE: From Scratch Cakes @fromscratch_cakes

MEHNDI/HENNA ARTIST: Hennacafe @hennacafe_designs HAIR & MAKEUP: Glam by Mitz @bridesbymitali

BAARAT DHOL: Rushin Patel @rushin24

SIGNAGE/STATIONARY: Y Design Co @y_designco

RECEPTION PHOTOBOOTH: Outside the Box Photobooth @outsidetheboxphotobooth

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