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Can any private festivity match an Indian wedding? The multiple days and all the joy seem endless compared to the low-key celebrations here in the United States. The novel I’m working on is definitely enhanced by the experience!
The video above was a charming footnote that a neighbor held for cousin, Giulia, who’d flown out from Spain.
More posts and podcasts about my visit to Kolkata here and here and here and here and here and here.
The next day was the henna party…
Even Stefano, Giulia’s brother in Australia, added a temporary tattoo to his permanent ones…
My hand is on the left, Stefano’s on the right…
Meantime, the co-op building that Deep’s parents co-own was undergoing a daily transformation, from the rooftop where much of the partying took place, to the entry and lobby…
The Haldi Ceremony lends the couple — and the guests — turmeric’s promise of beauty and health…
After lots of eating and dancing between all the aforementioned, it was time for the official wedding ceremony. Horses carried the couple, drummers and dancing guests leading the way…
On yet another day, it was time for the big bash, hundreds of guests gathered to toast the new couple at a large community park. My eyes popped so much over all the lovely bling that I did my best to bring you back as many pictures of the saris and mens outfits as I could…
Subscribe or come back next week to see the final full-length videos of the wedding!
What’s the most lavish wedding you’ve been to?
24 thoughts on “Videos: Giulia n Deep’s Kolkata Wedding + Podcast”
Thank you for sharing a part of your world and adventures!!.. liked the videos and the music.. you and everyone appeared elegant and dignified while enjoying the festivities… it appears the festivities were filled with happiness and joy and hope it continues for everyone.. 🙂
Hope the path you choose is paved with happiness and love and until we meet again..
May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life’s passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours!
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