If you are interested in discovering cultures, Sharmi and Jeevethan’s wedding was a great example of a Sri Lankan wedding. It was full of colours, music, exceptional jewellery, traditional outfits and Bollywood dancing.
Sharmi started getting ready in her parents home with her family and her bridesmaids. It was such a pleasant morning with lots of love in the air. Jeevi was with his family and his groomsmen. The ambiance was really fun with a ton of laughter all around. 😉
We all left to l’hôtel de ville in Le Blanc-Mensil where the couple lives. We were so surprised to see everyone dressed in a sea of beautiful colours and traditional saris, which was completely different than what we are used to seeing in our weddings. We were thrilled!
It was raining that day. Fortunately though, as soon as we got there the rain stopped, which seemed like a gift just for our couple! We held a 30 minute photo-shoot in the beautiful garden booked in Chateau Bouffemont. We did some shots with the bride and groom then with all 18 bridesmaids and groomsmen before the rain started again.
In the Royal Garden, the reception was about to begin. Before going inside they organised a release of colourful smoke. It was a spectacular sight. What a grand entrance it was and not to mention a great way to start the party! Sharmi and Jeevi changed into their traditional Indian outfits for the reception. They traveled all the way to Chennai India just to buy them! It was clearly worth it. They both looked glorious in their lovely attire.
The evening began with very beautiful and emotional dancing that continued all night. Everyone had practiced a coordinated dance and at a point we felt like we were in an actual Bollywood movie! It was so amazing that all we wanted to do was watch them. Believe me, they were all like professional dancers!
NL Gourmets had prepared so many delicious Sri Lankan dishes and finger foods. It was a privilege to discover it all.
Bottom line, if you have the opportunity of go to a Sri Lankan wedding, DO IT! 😉
Sharmi & Jeevi you are both so adorable, kind and beautiful. We thank you for choosing us and wish you a life full of joy and love.