The Leela Kovalam Beautifully Decked for this Quirky Wedding by F5 Weddings
by Madiha Khan Weddings | August 19, 2019 | News
F5 Weddings The Leela Kovalam
The Leela, Kovalam was chosen for this gorgeous wedding as the couple wanted to marry at the beach on a luxurious property.
An interactive Games Day for close friends and family. The décor was colourful with detailing on the pathway. There were different games such as Giant volleyball, Giant twister, caterpillar race, hurdle game, pass the hoola hoop. The event kicked off with a great entry, where the bride and groom entered on the song: “Aaa dekhein zara… kismei kitna hai dum”. Everyone from the groom’s side wore blue t-shirts and everyone from the bride’s side wore red t-shirts. Rohan Sequeira, the emcee added life to the celebration. The groom side won and the event ended with a beer shower.
The Welcome Dinner and Cocktail Hour were by the beach. The space was decked up in a rustic theme with dream catchers and live music. The After Party went on till wee hours.
The Haldi ceremony was early in the morning. All the guests came dressed in yellow. There was a tree decorated with gotta and Shingharimelam played in the background during the haldi.
Mehendi took place at the garden lawns. The décor had a totally Punjabi vibe. An installation at the entrance had their pictures from 2009- 2019 #10yearchallenge since the day the couple had started dating. There were few exciting giveaways like haathfool, pocket squares, bangles, etc. for all guests. The couple entered with smoke bombs and Punjabi dhol. At the end of the event, there was a wish balloon release activity near their hashtag installation.
This ceremony was full of technical elements as both the bride and groom love their machines but with lots of glitz and glam. The couple entered in total South Indian swag on “1, 2, 3, 4… get on the dance floor…” being played in the background with their friends entering before them and then they make a dramatic entry. The photo booth décor was on point – with an interesting metallic backdrop.
The groom wanted to have a simple baraat. Punjabi dhol was there. There were customized hand fans and shot bottles for the baraatis to beat the Kovalam heat. After reaching the mandap location which was at the beach with soothing white and lavender color décor there was the varmala exchange ceremony. After their exchanging varmalas they headed towards the mandap for pheras. A grand Kerala Sadhya followed!
It was a sit-down reception where they had given all the guests seating arrangements according to a seating chart, customised champagne flutes, and name tags. The decor was simple white and black. There was an amazing band that kept the guests entertained. Then the couple gave a thank you speech followed by words from their friends and family members.
Exceptional entertainment, outstanding decor, and fantastic concepts make this wedding a memorable one.