While you have the chance to visit Bali, witnessing a Balinese wedding ceremony can be one of the most exceptional experiences in a lifetime. In Bali, the wedding involves not only the couple, but also the relatives, custom and religion, and the society.
When Balinese people are getting married, series of wedding processions are held according to the local custom. However, it always starts with the procession of introducing both sides of parents for approval. Once approved, both sides of parents will determine the wedding date according to the good day for the wedding in Balinese calendar.
After going through a series of traditional Balinese wedding ceremony and rituals, the bride will later have to move to the groom’s house. She will also officially move to the new family temple, and follow the husband’s caste, either higher or lower caste. The Balinese wedding ceremony are normally taking place in the groom’s hometown where the family temple is located. Not in the public hotel or ballroom. Guests may come and go for the whole day to the reception, as the reception is usually held for a full day. Food is served in buffet style, cooked usually by the people of the village. This is how community works in Bali, such another joy to witness in wedding in Bali.
As stated by the Balinese customs for wedding in Bali, the entire cost of wedding procession is usually arranged and paid by the groom’s side, including choosing the couple’s colourful traditional wedding costumes according to their caste.
Balinese wedding ceremony style will be an unforgettable experience for you, even only witness it.